Salman Khan is the most flamboyant, charismatic, and the commercially successful actor of Hindi cinema. Popularly referred to be the bad boy of Bollywood Film Industry, the megastar has a huge fan base not just in India yet also all over the world. Further, he is bestowed with numerous awards as well as recognition that perfectly reflects his popularity. As one among the few Indian celebrities, the actor has his statue made of wax in Madame Tussauds Museum, New York. He was also titled as the India’s Sexiest Man Alive by the People Magazine in 2010.
Salman Khan Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Filmography, Images & More
On 27th December 1965, Salman Khan was born to the “legendary writer” Salim Khan and Sushila Charak. He completed his schooling in Mumbai at St. Stanislaus High School. He was a drop-out from St.Xavier college in Mumbai.
In 1988, Salman started his career of acting by playing a supporting role in “Biwi Ho To Aisi”. Then, he received an opportunity to play a lead role in the romantic film “Maine Pyar Kiya”, which greatly hits the box office. From there, he turned out to be a heartbeat of Indian cinema.
By following with several other box office hits, Salman showed his remarkable performance in Saajan, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Andaz Apna Apna, Karan Arjun, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and Khamoshi: The Musical. His transformation could be sensitive, funny, vulnerable, charming, and aggressive just like the demands of his roles.
In 2003, Salman plays a role of infatuated lover in Tere Naam, which received good reviews from critics and audience for his emotionally challenged performance. In addition to reviving his career, he started to bring back the confidence of his distributors and producers.
His notable work was appreciated globally in the film “Phir Milenge” in which he acted as an AIDS patient. Even, the World Health Organization appreciated him for presenting the issues being faced by AIDS patients in the present world. More recently, Salman starred in a number of record-breaking box office hits such as Ready, Dabangg, and Bodyguard.
Some lesser unknown facts about Salman Khan:
- He is an excellent swimmer right from childhood
- He prefers to eat Chinese food. His favorite restaurant in Mumbai is China Garden
- His favorite actor is Sylvester Stallone and favorite actress is Hema Malini
- Besides acting, he also wrote a number of films including “Veer” and “Chandramukhi”
- According to Forbes, he was ranked 7th highest-paid actor in the world