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Salman Khan

Category : Film Stars
(3 out of 5 based on 44 Ratings)

Salman Khan Biography

Full name- Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
•Born- 27th December,1965 in Indore, MP
•Nicknames-  Sallu mia, Dabaang Khan, Blockbuster Khan, Rambo, Sallu Bhai
•Maritial Status – Single
•Professional career- 1988 to present
•First Film- Biwi ho toh Aise (1988)
•Profession- Film Actor, Television Presenter, Philanthropist
•Net Worth- US$ 25 million

Introduction- Salman Khan has often been referred to as the Bad boy  in Bollywood. Yet what  continues to stay is the image of this bad boy with heart of Gold and the performances on the silver screen that continues to place him amongst the best in the Industry. The man  is filled with charisma and  talent and most of all DNA that is ingeniously built to enthrall audiences. Thus a Salman film is recognizable in all aspects and verbally asserted by the star himself,
                “ there are three type of films, a hit film, a flop film and then there is a Salman film.”

Salman Khan’s early life and Family - Salman Khan was born to Salim and Salima Khan on 26th December, 1965 at Indore in Madhya Pradesh. His paternal grandfather was Afghani by decent.  His father Salim Khan is a noted script writer who scripted who penned some of the classic screen plays in Bollywood that include Don (1978), Sholay (1975) and Dewaar (1975). His siblinsg Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan are both producers. His family can well be called a family without any borders as his relatives come from various decents. His mother was a Marathi Hindu and his Step Mother Helen is a former actress who is from Anglo Indian decent.  He also has two sisters Arpita and Elvira. He attended St. Stanislaus School in Bandra- (west).

Salman’s Khan Film Career- Despite being the son of  India's premiere screen writer, Salman Khan started his career the hard way. He auditioned for his roles much like any beginner in the industry. He made his debut with his first  film Biwi ho toh Aise that hit theatres in the summer of 1988. Salman Khan essayed a supporting role in the movie. However a year later Salman  hit success in the Box office with romantic hit Maine Pyaar Kiya in 1989. From there on Salman Khan career has seen no turning back and he has become the heart throb of not only Bollywood but the whole industry.

From then he followed his performances with a string of hits that include Saajan (1991), Andaaz Apna Apna (1994), Karanarjun (1995), Khamoshi: the musical. His performances have truly asserted him as a complete actor fitting all genres of action, romance and comedy. However Salman Khan has been type casted more in action and comedy roles. Most of all he has been able to stamp his authority as a quality performer with ease.  The years following 1998 were not that significant as he was not able to make a considerable mark with his performances and his career was marred with controversies like the Black buck case and illegal possession of arms. In September of 2002 Salman Khan rammed his land cruiser into the American express Bakery in the process killing one and injuring another.

However despite his troubled times he returned to the silver screen with an emotional hit Teere Nam a remake of the same director Tamil film “Seethu” starring Vikram. Salman stamped his supremacy with an outstanding performance. However he continued to make an impact with his performances with Phir Milenge (2004). In this period he starred with stellar performances in Salam-e- Ishq (2007) and Marigold. Comedies in this period like No entry and Maine Pyaar kiya did well in the box office.

However Salman struck gold in the year 2009 that was the year he debuted as a TV presenter with Dus Ka Dam that broke TRP ratings and then on Salman has made an array of successful films that continues even to this day. This includes  Wanted (2009), Dabaang and  Ready (2010), Bodyguard (2011) and finally his latest fil Ek Tha Tiger that is now officially the second Highest grossing film in the Indian  industry. Thus making him one of the first actors in Bollywood in recent times to record three consecutive films that grossed the 100 crore mark and he has been riding on the success.
Salman Khan Upcoming Films- Salman’s Khan’s upcoming films include Ishq in Paris (2013)and the sequel Dabaang-2 that are all expected to release in 2012 and he is also set to make cameo appearance in Ajay Devagan Starrer Son of Sardar. Apart from that Salman Khan to lend his voice for the character Prem in  the animated flick Andaaz Naya Naya (2013) and Sheer Khan.

Salman Khan’s Foundation- Salman’s  Khan’s Foundation “Being Human” and Non Government Organization, that sells tea shirts and products online thus providing for the underprivileged and supporting their cause in the best possible manner. In the early days of the foundation , Salman khan sponsored all expenses from his own personal account. The main intention of his foundation is to provide the educational and healthcare needs. His foundation has also been engaged in increase the reach and corpus of the Foundation, Salman Khan has undertaken initiatives such as Being Human Art; Being Human merchandise; and Being Human Gitanjali Gold Coins.

Salman Khan’s quotes-
•The only person I have hurt is myself.
•“ there are three type of films, a hit film, a flop film and then there is a Salman film.”
•On his childhood days , It was very difficult in the beginning, when everybody was talking about it. My mother just couldn't take it. It hurt her terribly. She used to worry all the time, go in to depression frequently. When she cried, we children used to cry with her.
•On his acting skills ,  I can get caught in many things but there is one thing I will never get caught in, and that is acting - because I don't act. On screen I am like I am in real life.
•Reason for Remaining single One marries to have children, but I already have children! My nieces and nephews are my children. I wanted to marry to make babies, but now I have them, so marriage isn't that important, is it?

Salman Khans’  Diet and Fitness regime-  for his age he is one of the fittest actors in the industry. His fitness regime is said to be the punishing. He does everything from lifting weights, cardio. It seems unbelievable and He does unbelievable stuff like 1,000 push-ups a day or 2,000 sit-ups a day". He also maintains one of the most strict diets that includes clean sources of protein and controls his use of carbohydrates and abstains from and sugar and processed food. His body measurements assert the same Chest 42-inch, Biceps 17-inch, waist 30-inch

Salman Khan present life-  He is one of the busiest and hardest working celebrities in the Indian film industry and invariably so. He lives in Galaxy Apartments, Bandra, Mumbai. He also has a 150 acre plot in Panvel, which has 3 bungalows, swimming pool and gym. In August 2011 he admitted he suffers from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly known as the suicide disease. In an interview he said that he has been quietly suffering it for the past seven years, but now the pain’s become unbearable. It has even affected his voice, making it much harsh.

Salman’s Controversies- Arrested for culpable homicide following the death of a man in a car accident in Bombay. His public affair with Aishwarya Rai spilt out his  when he was accused of threatening both Vivek Oberei. His career was marred with controversies like the Black buck case and illegal possession of arms. In September of 2002  rammed his land cruiser into the American express Bakery in the process killing one and injuring another.The film star has been charged with "culpable homicide not amounting to murder". He also faces charges of drunk driving and not having a valid licence. If convicted, he could be jailed for up to 10 years. Apart form that after the 2009 terrorist attacks he was stated in an interview that the attack at the Taj garnered so much popular interest because it was an attack on the elite. His brash behavior, outspokenness and his rivalry with SRK has been debated.

Salman Khan on twitter- With his twitter name of beingsalmanKhan has  also made a considerable impact. He has always been open and directs avoiding any instance of figures of euphemism and his fan following asserts that.

Salman Khan Awards-
•2011 - Stardust Award for Star of the Year – Male for Dabangg
•2012 - Stardust Award for Star of the Year – Male for Bodyguard & Ready
•2002 - Bollywood Movie Award - Most Sensational Actor, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke[
•2009 - Aaj Tak Movie Masala Award for Best Actor for Wanted
•2011 - Bollywood Hungama Surfers Choice Movie Awards for Best Actor for Dabangg
•2011 - Bollywood Hungama Sufers Choice Movie Awards for Best Newsmaker for Dabangg and Bigg Boss (Season 4)
•2011 - Aaj Tak Awards for Best Actor for Dabangg
•2011 - AXN Action Award for Best Action Actor for Dabangg
•2011 - ETC Bollywood Business Award for ETC Most Profitable Actor(India)
•2011 - 17th International Children's Film Festival for Best Feature Film for Chillar Party.

National Achievements- 2007 Rajiv Gandhi award for  Outstanding achievement in entertainment.
Salman Khan Latest news – Recently Super star Salman khan was in the news as he beat industrial rivals Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar and became the highest tax payer in the industry. The hat trick of hits that that the star has had of late has  not only the highest paid actor but also the highest paid tax payer in the country.

Love or hate him Salman Khan never be sidelined and he has proved that time and time again. One of the finest Entertainers of all time Salman Khan has certainly and continues to stamp his supremacy as an actor. He is certainly posses a propensity to produce hit after hit and despite whatever the popular opnion may be.


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