Mumbai, Oct 7: Bollywood for long has been abuzz with news about Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor's wedding. There were reports earlier that the couple are all set to tie the knot on Oct 16th. Now giving strong support to that news, sources reveal that Nawab Saif Ali Khan's ancestral palace in Pataudi is being renovated ahead of their wedding. Presently it runs as a hotel but has put bookings on hold till Oct 25 for renovation. It is managed by Neemrana Hotels.
Sharmila Tagore, Saif's mother has been visiting the place almost everyday since last month. A Palace employee said, "We don't know what will be the role of the palace in the marriage but renovation is being done." Neeraj Jain, manager of Pataudi Palace-Neemrana Hotels said, "According to my knowledge, it is routine renovation. I do not know more than that."
Saif's father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who died in New Delhi Sep 22 last year, and his forefathers are buried in the palace compound.On Pataudi's first death anniversary, Tagore told reporters that her son's
wedding would be held in Mumbai and the reception in Delhi. She did not mention Pataudi Palace as a possible venue.