Sajid Khan used to sell toothpaste on the road
Filmmaker Sajid Khan and his elder sister Farah Khan have faced many difficulties before earning a name in the industry. He himself has also discussed about it. Let us tell you that even in the house of Bigg Boss 16, sometimes Sajid Khan gets emotional remembering his childhood and youth days. He had told some time ago that at the age of 14, he used to sell toothpaste on the streets. Apart from this, Sajid Khan has told in an interview long ago that he had a habit of stealing in his childhood. Sajid Khan’s elder sister Farah Khan has also told many times that seeing Sajid Khan’s actions, she and her family felt that he would definitely go to jail one day.
father had spent all his earnings on a film
According to information, film maker Sajid Khan was born in the house of well-known Bollywood director Kamran Khan and his wife Maneka Irani. At one time Kamran’s family used to be counted among the rich families of Mumbai. Being a famous director of Bollywood, there were fierce parties at his house, in which VIPs from people to big celebs were present. Then Kamran made the film ‘Aisa Bhi Hota Hai’, in which he had invested all his life’s earnings. This film flopped badly and only after that bad days started for his family.
Parents were divorced at the age of 6
Due to lack of money, Kamran started selling his everything. He only had a small two-room flat left. Farah Khan was 5 years old at that time. Whereas Sajuj Khan recalled his childhood in an interview given before the release of his film ‘Himmatwala’. Sajid had said that by the time he was born, his family had become very poor. They only remember living in poverty. Sajid had said- I was 6 years old when my parents got divorced. Farah and I took it in turns to live with my mother and my father.
Started stealing at the age of 10
Sajid further told- At the age of 10, I was moving towards child crime. I had joined a gang of bad boys. They all used to commit petty thefts. Used to lie to watch movies. In such a situation, while living with him, I also learned to steal and stole books by breaking the lock of the school library. Sajid had also told that he had also stolen Nike shoes and Nikon camera from his cousin Farhan Akhtar’s house. However, after being caught, he confessed his crime. After this, his family members also took him to the Santa Cruz police station in Mumbai. He felt that this was the only way to reform Sajid.
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Father died at the age of 14
According to Sajid Khan, his relationship with films has been deep. When he felt lonely, he loved watching movies. Sajid had told that his mother used to do housework all day and his father was intoxicated with alcohol. No one used to ask him at home, so he used to go to the theater alone to watch the film. When Sajid was 14 years old, his father passed away due to liver failure. After this, Sajid Khan learned to be responsible and started working hard. Later, he became one of the top directors of Bollywood.