Oct 6/09




After his flight scare on September 30 on board a BA aircraft, Saif Ali Khan reached London the next day to attend a 20 Years-on Reunion Dinner (October 1) at the prestigious club Boodle’s on St James Street and flew back to Mumbai on October 3. Says a source close to Saif, “Saif had studied at Winchester College and has kept in touch with most of his fellow students from there – people who are established icons in the business world today (including businessman and politicians).On October 1, Saif and about 25 distinguished gentlemen from various corners of the globe met at Boodle’s club in London and spent partying till the wee hours of the morning.

Boodle’s offers membership to a select few and is patronized only by the super rich who have memberships to the club.Boodle’s is the second oldest club in the world, the oldest being White’s at London.The source adds that it was a boys’ night out with Saif hobnobbing with his elite group of friends. “Saif was thrilled to catch up with his friends after a span of two years. It was strictly formal attire – dinner jacket with tie – an outfit that Saif loves too.Saif partied till morning, rested the next day, did some shopping, met up with his other friends in London and flew back again on Saturday afternoon to be back in Mumbai with girlfriend Kareena Kapoor.”

Initially, Saif had studied at the Lawrence School Sanawar but later attended Lockers Park Prep School. Later, he attended Winchester College, a famous school for boys in UK where his father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi had also studied in.Boodle’s is a London gentleman’s club, founded in 1762. The club came to be known after the name of its headwaiter Edward Boodle.