Indian actor Saif Ali Khan had his career beginnings in the 1993 film Parampara. While his debut film failed to garner success, he found fame with the 1994 movies Yeh Dillagi and Main Khiladi Tu Anari. After more roles in Bollywood during the 1990s, he once again cemented his career with his performance in 1999’s Hum Saath-Saath Hain. The following decade, he became further known for starring in the films Dil Chahta Hai and Kal Ho Naa Ho.
Khan then played the solo male lead in the 2004 film Hum Tum, for which he won Best Actor at the National Film Awards. His performances in the movies Parineeta and Salaam Namaste established him as one of Bollywood’s top leading actors. He then found massive commercial success with the 2008 film Race, reprising his role in the 2013 sequel Race 2.
Other successful films during this period were in Ek Hasina Thi, Being Cyrus, Omkara, Love Aaj Kal, and Kurbaan. In the 2010s, some of his notable works were in the 2012 film Cocktail as well as in the Netflix thriller series Sacred Games. More recently, Khan starred in the films Rangoon, Chef, Kaalakaandi, and Baazaar.
Nearly in his 50s, Saif Ali Khan stays in shape by sticking to a vigorous workout routine. Having played a lot of action-oriented roles, it’s only right for the actor to improve his physique and increase his strength, as well as to maintain it. His physical training depends on the kind of role he needs to play on the big screen. But, overall, his typical workout routine is a mix of cardio, yoga, kickboxing, and stretching. He also goes through training that involves learning fighting skills when preparing for certain movie roles.