Saif Ali Khan was arrested for assaulting a South African NRI businessman Iqbal Sharma . However, he was released on bail after sometime.
Saif assaulted Sharma in the Taj Mahal Hotel around 1 a.m. Iqbal Sharma said that Saif Ali Khan called him an "idiot". Saif was there in the hotel with Kareena, Amrita Arora and Malaika Arora Khan. Iqbal just requested the restaurant manager to ask Saif and their friends to keep their voices down.
Acoeding to Iqbal, when he along with his family was moving to different part of the restaurant, Saif met them and called him an idiot and asked 'Do you know who I am?'" According to Iqbal, Saif pushed him and assaulted his father-in-law who then fell on the stairs.