Salman Khan was born on December 27, 1965, in a Muslim family with a Hindu mother. His father, Salim Khan was one of the most famous screenwriters and his mother, Sushila Charak, was a homemaker. This has led to his indifference towards Hinduism and Islam, i.e., he believes in both religious sects. His parents later split and his father married Helen. Salman has two brothers, namely Arbaz Khan and Sohail Khan, and two sisters, namely Alvira Khan Agnihotri and Arpita Khan. He has been engaged in many committed relationships but is still a bachelor. He lives with his family at Galaxy Apartment in Bandra, Mumbai.
Salman Khan has done several movies and TV shows which are highly liked by his fans. He debuted in a supporting role in the 1988 movie Biwi Ho To Aisi. Later, he played a leading role in Sooraj Barjatya’s family drama/romantic movie Maine Pyar Kiya in 1989 which had become one of the highest-earning movies of the time. This was the turning point in his career which has led to his appearance in many more Bollywood hits.
Also, Salman Khan is known for his famous onscreen name Prem, and Maine Pyar Kiya was the first movie in which he appeared as Prem. In later years, he starred in famous movies like Phattar Ke Phool, Sanam Bewafa, Baaghi, and Kurbaan.
By the late 1990s, he had become the charm of Indian cinema and won many hearts with his brilliant acting skills and looks. Movies like Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!, Judwaa, Auzaar, Karan Arjun, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, and Andaz Apna Apna are some of the top-ranked movies of Salman Khan of that era. These movies have contributed a lot to his successful acting career. He was so much loved in romantic movies and was believed to have lifted the expectations of common people in their love life.
In the early 2000s, he was seen in movies like Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Tere Naam, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, No Entry, Salaam-e-Ishq, and many more which had further added soundness to his acting career. All the roles he had played in these movies had created a special place in the heart of the audience. By this time, he had become the most charming hero among Bollywood fans.
Salman’s performance in these movies has attracted so many directors to him for starring him in their movies. He has played amazing roles in Wanted, London Dreams, Dabangg, Ready, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger, Kick, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Sultan, Tubelight, and Bharat among others successfully.
Salman khan has not only appeared in movies but also many famous TV shows such as 10 ka Dum and Bigg Boss among many others. The great manifestation of his talent in acting has brought many awards to his plate including Filmfare awards in numerous categories, National Film Awards, Zee Cine Awards, BIG Star Awards, ITA Awards, and many more.
Salman Khan has been cast in innumerable movies. Some of them are super hits and ranked among the highest-grossing movies of that year. These are the movies for which Salman is known, though there are several flop films too. This shows that success does not come without failure. Even Salman Khan, the superstar, has been part of some flop movies. But let’s focus on some of the top-ranked movies of Salman Khan which have made him the Bhai of Bollywood. Following is the list of the highest-grossing Salman Khan movies.
|#||Movie Name||Release Year|
|1||Maine Pyaar Kiya||1989|
|4||Hum Aapke Hai Kaun..!||1994|
|6||Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam||1999|
|7||Hum Saath Saath Hain||1999|
|9||Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya||2005|
|16||Ek Tha Tiger||2012|
|21||Prem Ratan Dhan Payo||2015|
|23||Tiger Zinda Hai||2017|
Although Salman Khan is not married, he had been in several committed relationships. He has dated some of the popular actresses of the time including Katrina Kaif and Aishwarya. The list of his girlfriends over the years is given below.
Salman Khan has dated the 1980 Miss India winner, Sangeeta Bijlani, for a few years. They have not been together for a very long time but even after their break up, they stayed in touch. Sangeet Bijlani has been close to the Khan family and was also spotted at the wedding ceremony of Salman Khan’s sister, Arpita Khan.
She is a Pakistani-American actress, filmmaker, writer, activist, and model who loved Salman Khan since she was 15. She fell in love with him through his movies. Somy especially came to India to meet Salman Khan. She is a very lucky fan as her favorite superstar has dated her. But eventually, their relationship didn’t last long and they parted after some time due to some differences in ways of living life.
There have been claims from Faria’s side that they have dated for some time but Salman Khan has denied this statement. He said that he does not know anything about this relationship and even doubted his acknowledgment of Faria. There has been news in a British Asian weekly about this affair.
The relationship of Salman Khan with Aishwarya Rai has been one of the most controversial Bollywood affairs. They fell in love with each other on the set of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam in 1999. They were so perfect for each other and even considered getting married until things started to go the other side. Salman Khan had become too possessive of her. This bothered Aishwarya a lot and eventually lead to their break up. There have been allegations that he was obsessed with her even after their split.
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are among the most popular and well-liked Bollywood couples. There had been great rumors about their relationship but neither of them had admitted that publicly. They have been dated each other after Salman Khan helped Katrina in her Bollywood career through Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya?. But that didn’t go well and later they split because Salman has disappointed her in some ways.
She is the current love of Salman Khan’s life. Iulia Vantur is a Romanian star who has worked with Salman in the song O Teri. They have been very close and she can be frequently spotted at Salman Khan family events. Everything has been so well between them till now and there have been expectations of them getting married.
Salman Khan is not only famous among his followers because of his movies and TV shows but also for his social and charity works for the needy. He loves kids and works for a better life from time to time. He founded the Being human foundation in 2007 which sells clothes and accessories. All the profit from this foundation is used for education and medical facilities for the needy. Salman Khan has also produced films under the tag Salman Khan Being Human Production and all the surplus from this production goes to charity.
As Salman Khan is a greatly successful actor, he later founded his own production company named SKF (Salman Khan Films) in 2011 which also contributes its profits to charity. So, this can be said that he is a well-liked actor and highly devoted to charity and social work to help those in need. He effectively utilizes the money he gets from the entertainment industry and thus has become more lovable among his fans.
Salman Khan is a very charming personality and one of the highest-paid Indian actors. He has stolen lots of hearts in his 30+ years-long acting career. He has given so many hit Bollywood movies to the industry, leading to his commercially sound career. He has played many roles in movies, hosted many television shows, invited as chief guest in plenty of tv shows, produced a number of movies under his production line, and contributed a lot to charitable and social works.
Though there are some controversies related to him such as the blackbuck case and the hit-and-run case, he is a role model for a great percentage of the population. The youth is inspired by him due to his physical fitness and kindness.