Referring Saqib Saleem as actress “Huma Qureshi‘s younger brother” would be a titanic of an insult for the young Bollywood actor has carved a niche for himself. With popular appearances in Hindi films like Hawa Hawaai, Dil Juunglee, Race 3 and others, Saqib sure is here to stay. His recent outing, a ZEE5 original Rangbaaz, further cemented his position as a force to reckon with in the industry. As Saqib turns 31 today, let’s take a look at lesser-known facts about him, without much ado:
Believe it or not, Saqib’s first career choice was cricket. He has even played for Jammu and Kashmir. His mother is a Kashmiri which allowed him to officially play for the state. Just like the majority of the country’s population, Saqib is a huge fan of Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. He even cuts a cake on the legend’s birthday each year!