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Salman Khan Biography  


Salman Khan's Full Biography

Nick Name: Sallu
Date of Birth (Birthday):
27 December, 1965
Zodiac Sign:
5' 6
Eye Color:
Hair Color:
Birth Place:
Marital Status:
Hindi, English
Contact Address:
3 Galaxy Apts., B.J. Road, Band Stand,
Bandra, Mumbai 400 050
Mother's Name:
Salma Khan
Arbaaz Khan, Sohail Khan
Two sisters
Girlfriend Katrina Kaif
Debut Film:
Biwi Ho To Aisi
Other Facts:
Known as Bollywood's Bad boy
Favourite Drink:
Iced Tea
Favourite Hollywood Actor:
Sylvester Stallone
Favourite Clothes:
Loves tight fitting 501 jeans
Travelling (London)

Career Profile

He's Bollywood's original brat. The media hates him; but crowds go wild at the very mention of his name. Girls swoon each time he flashes his bare torso on screen (which is quite often). Gossip rags work overtime fishing out juicy tidbits from his personal life: a brawl here, an alleged affair there….

And Salman Khan keeps mum through it all. The eldest son on writer Salim Khan (of Salim-Javed fame) claims he isn't here to please anyone, and doesn't care what the world thinks of him. He hates the press and loathes the idea of answering questions. But he's one of Hindi cinema's hottest selling stars, a safe bet on any day, both in India and overseas.

Yet, unlike most of his contemporaries, there seems to have been little plotting and planning in Salman's career. In fact, he made an nconventional debut as Farouque Shaikh's younger brother in 'Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988) and no one noticed.

The following year came 'Maine Pyaar Kiya', and his life changed forever. Sooraj Barjatya's syrupy romance turned Salman into a teen icon. Every producer with money in his pocket wanted to sign the star on the dotted line.

A decade later, there are die-hard loyalists who swear by him despite his alleged mood swings. Be it Sooraj Barjatya, Sanjay Bhansali or even David Dhawan. In fact, Salman is the only star who has struck a successful rapport with the plump director apart from Govinda, his eternal favourite. Remember the laugh-a-minute riot 'Judwaa' (1997)? Or for that matter 'Biwi No. 1', and their latest, 'Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge' which has also notched up a good opening.

Similarly, Barjatya won't hear of signing anyone else as his film's hero. And although Madhuri Dixit walked off with all the accolades for her mesmeric presence in 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!' (1994), it was to Salman's credit that he gracefully played second fiddle and let her hog the show.

Soon after playing the chocolate-boy hero in 'HAHK', Salman switched over to action-heavy flicks like Rakesh Roshan's 'Karan Arjun' and K K Singh's 'Veergati'. And gradually, the shirt started coming off more frequently.

So much so, many people believe it was Salman's pumped up body in the chart-topper "O, o jaane jaanaa" that helped brother Sohail's debut production 'Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya' (1998), set the box-office on fire.Another turning point of his career happened with Prabhu Deva’s Wanted, followed by Dabangg, Ready and Bodyguard which established him as the blockbuster actor in the early 2000s. Despite the weak story lines of these films, they turned to be the biggest grosser in the respective years.

Khan started 2007 with the ensemble film Salaam E Ishq. His next release Partner did very well at the box office, receiving a blockbuster verdict. He next appeared in the Hollywood movie, Marigold: An Adventure in India which told the love story of an Indian man and an American woman. Khan starred in three films throughout 2008, all of which underperformed. Khan hosted the second season of 10 Ka Dum in year 2009 which turned out to be even more successful than his first season as host of the game show in year 2008. The show got very high TRPs for Sony Entertainment Television and according to reports, the show helped Sony TV regain its third position in the Indian television ratings.

2009 marked a significant turning point in Khan's career. Starting with Wanted, directed by choreographer turned director Prabhu Deva became a box office success and earned superhit status.His next release, Dabangg was released on Eid, 10 September 2010. Khan played the role of a fearless cop with comic effect in the film. It opened to generally positive reviews and broke several box-office records upon release. The film set another box office record, thus becoming the highest opening week grossing Bollywood film.

Dabangg went on to win several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. Khan's first release of 2012 was Ek Tha Tiger where he starred opposite Katrina Kaif and act as Indian Spy. The film garnered positive to mixed reactions from critics whilst opening to extremely strong box office collections.Salman Khan's 2nd release of 2012 is Dabangg 2 which is a sequel of his blockbuster Dabangg under production of Arbaaz Khan.Khan's 1st release of 2014 was Jai Ho and his 2nd release Kick was released in India on Eid.

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