Kareena won't convert to Islam to marry Saif
By Hindustan Times
She will follow in Sharmila Tagore's footsteps by wearing her sharara for the big day but Kareena Kapoor will not convert to Islam like her mom-in-law-to-be did 43 years back.
Kareena will reportedly not change her name or identity for marrying beau Saif Ali Khan.
In fact, Saif himself told Mail Today, "I would never want her (Kareena) to change her religion. That is the trouble with religion really... it expects conversion. I don't buy or believe that. I think it's good that the government, too, has - unless I'm misinformed about the law amended to include it in the Special Marriage Act. If and when we do get married, no one has to change his or her religion."
In the past, all the inter-religion marriages in the Pataudi family saw the women convert to Islam for the nikah. While Saif's Bengali mother Sharmila took the name of Ayesha Begum, his first wife Amrita Singh, too, converted and adopted a Muslim name.
The wedding will take place in the Pataudi palace, though it is uncertain whether the ceremonies will be done as per Hindu tradition or following Islam rituals.