The decision also came as a shock to her actor brother actor Saif Ali Khan."When I was 25, I went against my parent's will and my brother was terrified," Soha, now 34, while interacting with students at "Follow Your Heart" campaign on Friday said.

"He said, ‘Parents will now blame me because you came and lived with me in Mumbai, you had a perfectly decent job in a bank and it's my influence. And you better explain to them that it is your choice!' Which I did," she added.

Soha, a graduate from Oxford University holds a masters degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, forayed into filmdom in 2004. She admits that though she never aspired to become an actress and follow the footsteps of her mother and brother, her love for theatre and acting forced her to leave her job and enter filmdom.

"I didn't think that I wanted to be an actor and actually I really wanted to do something different. I thought if I would become an actor, everyone would compare me to my brother and mother and say that she chose the easy way. But I couldn't help myself, I loved theatre, I loved acting," Soha sai, who made her debut with "Dil Maange More" opposite Shahid Kapoor.


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