The Indian actor Salman Khan is among the most popular and most beloved Indian actors around the world. Salman Khan is known for his work in the Bollywood film industry as an actor, singer, and film producer. He is also a television reality show host named the Big Boss. Salman Khan is considered one of the most commercially successful actors in the Bollywood film industry. He has received numerous film awards and nominations for his acting and has played many famous roles in several successful movies. Forbes magazine listed him among the Top-paid 100 celebrity entertainers around the world. In 2018, Forbes ranked him on #82 in its list of Top-Paid 100 celebrity entertainers around the world. With his earning of above $37.7 million he was the highest-paid Indian actor that year.
Salman Khan has been working in the Bollywood film industry as an actor since 1988. He has appeared in several blockbuster movies and has played many significant roles over the years such as; Prem Choudhary in Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), Prem Nath in Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), Prem Bhopali in Andaz Apna Apna (1994), Karan Singh in Karan Arjun (1995), Prem Mehra in Biwi No. 1 (1999), Prem Kapoor in Ready (2011), Tiger in Ek The Tiger (2012), Devi Lal Singh in Kick (2014), Sultan Ali Khan in Sultan (2016), Avinash Singh/Tiger in Tiger Zinda Hai (2017), and many more. Since the beginning of Indian cinema, Salman Khan is the only actor who has starred in ten (10) highest-grossing films of the year.
Salman Khan (Bio)
Full Name: Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
Nickname: Sallu, Bhaijan, Dabangg Khan, Muscle Khan, Kick Star
Date of Birth: December 27th, 1965
Birth Place: Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Parents: Salim Khan (father), Sushila Charak (mother)
Profession: Actor, television host, singer, producer, painter
Active Years: 1988-present
Height: 1.74m (5’ 8’’)
Net Worth: $360 Million
Hobbies: Painting, Writing, Swimming, Cycling, Gyming
Amazing Facts about Salman Khan
He is among the Megastars of the biggest Bollywood stars of all time.
Khan was arrested and tried for shooting and killing a rare Indian black antelope. He was found guilty and was sentenced to five years of imprisonment.
Khan was once arrested by Indian police for having alleged connections with the underworld mafia.
Salman Khan is known for his love for children. He visits sick children in hospitals and often donates blood.
He is famous for tearing his shirts in films to show his muscles.
Salman Khan is well-known for his muscular body. It is because of the muscular physique that he has a huge female fan base.
He appeared on #7 on People Magazine’s list of ‘best-looking men in the world’.
Salman Khan had a public/open 2-years long affair with the Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Khan’s favorite actor is Sylvester Stallone. And his favorite actress is renowned Indian actress Hema Malini.
He is a very good swimmer.
Khan is one of the highest-paid Bollywood stars.
His father is the Indian actor and film producer Salim Khan. Salman Khan could have used his father’s fame and name to get acting jobs in his early/struggling years as an actor, but he never did. He never told in auditions that he is the son of Salim Khan and tried his luck and talent.
In 2007, he appeared in the musical-romance Hollywood film Marigold (2007). He became the first Bollywood/Indian actor to star in a Hollywood film.
He has also worked as a male model before he made his name as an actor.
Salman khan loves to paint and he is actually a very good painter.
He has introduced several actresses to the Bollywood film industry such as Sneha Ullal, Sonakshi Sinha, Zarine Khan, Athiya Shetty, Bhoomika Chawla, Daisy Shah, and Katrina Kaif.
Khan introduced the actress Zarine Khan in his 2010 history-romance film Veer (2010). Zarine Khan is now a very successful film star.
He loves to do charity work and has founded two non-profit foundations, Being Human, and The Salman Khan Foundation.
Forbes ranked him on #82 in its list of Top-Paid 100 celebrity entertainers around the world in 2018.
In 2015, Salman Khan starred in an action-drama film Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015). Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) is Khan’s highest rating film on online film rating websites. It holds an 8/10 rating on IMDb and an 88% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It grossed over $150 million worldwide.
|1994||Andaz Apna Apna||Prem Bhopali|
|1998||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai||Rahul Khanna|
|1999||Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam||Sameer Rafilini|
|2003||Tere Naam||Radhe Mohan|
|1995||Karan Arjun||Karan Singh|
|1998||Pyaar Kiya to Darna Kya||Suraj Khanna|
|2004||Mujhse Shadi Karogi||Sameer Malhotra|