She attended The British School in New Delhi, then followed on to study History at Balliol College, Oxford University and has a Masters in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.
Before embarking upon her film career, Soha worked for the Food Foundation and Citibank. She is involved in a range of activities outside the acting world, including serving on the Advisory Board for a new project of the public entrepreneur group, Res Publica. She has also recently modeled for the spring-summer collection of Globus, an Indian chain of boutiques.
Soha made her acting debut with the Bollywood production Dil Maange More (2004), where she shared credits with Shahid Kapoor and two other leading ladies.She has since received critical acclaim for her performances in the Bengali film Antar Mahal (2005) and Rang De Basanti (2006). Her next release is the Khoya Khoya Chand (Sudhir Mishra)(2007)
Maxim India magazine gets best out of bollywood babes – an ultimate destination for sizzling and hot make overs of bollywood actresses. Soha Ali Khan is latest Maxim cover girl in hot black with tagline “Soha Ali Khan sheds inhibitions and clothes”. She still look royal in this sizzled up avatar.