(Last Updated on : 14/04/2018)
Salman Khan is one of the most popular actors in India
who is regarded as the Superstar of Bollywood
. He is an Indian film
persona. He rose to fame with series of films like Ek Tha Tiger, Dabangg 2, Kick, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo , Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai. He has certainly established himself as one of the most successful actors of Bollywood.
Early Life of Salman Khan
Salman Khan was born on 27 December 1965 at Indore
, Madhya Pradesh
. He is the eldest son of screenwriter
Salim Khan and his mothers name is Sushila Charak (who later adopted the name Salma Khan). His stepmother is the former actress Helen
. He has two brothers, Arbaaz Khan
and Sohail Khan
and two sisters, Alvira Khan Agnihotri and an adopted sister Arpita.
Career of Salman Khan
Salman Khan made his acting debut with a supporting role in the 1988 film Biwi Ho To Aisi. His first leading role in a Bollywood movie was in Sooraj R. Barjatya
's romantic family drama Maine Pyar Kiya
. In 1991, he was followed by three moderately successful films Patthar Ke Phool, Sanam Bewafa and Kurbaan. In the same year, he co-starred with Sanjay Dutt
and Madhuri Dixit
in the film Saajan.
He appeared in Rajkumar Santoshi
's movie Andaz Apna Apna, co-starring Aamir Khan
in 1994. Then he appeared in Hum Aapke Hain Koun
co-starring Madhuri Dixit. In 1995, he starred in Rakesh Roshan
's Karan Arjun alongside Shah Rukh Khan
. In 1996, he appeared in two movies, Sanjay Leela Bhansali
's directional debut Khamoshi:
The Musical and Raj Kanwar's action film Jeet. In 1997, he had two releases Judwaa and Auzaar. In 1998, he appeared in Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai and cameo Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
In 1999, Salman appeared in Hum Saath-Saath Hain and Biwi No.1. Then in 2000, he acted in films like Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega and Chori Chori Chupke Chupke. In 2002 he starred in Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam. In 2003, he appeared in Tere Naam. Then he acted in comedies like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and No Entry. He next appeared in the Hollywood movie Marigold: An Adventure in India. In 2009, he appeared in Wanted, Main Aur Mrs Khanna and London Dreams.
Then in 2010, Salman acted in Veer. In the same year his movie Dabangg was released. Then in 2011, Salman acted in Ready. He next appeared in Bodyguard. His first release of 2012 was Ek Tha Tiger and his second release of 2012 was Dabangg 2. After a one-year break, his first release of 2014 was Jai Ho and his second release was Kick. In 2015, Bajrangi Bhaijaan was released which set an all-time weekend record. The film is at present the second highest-grossing Bollywood film in India and worldwide. In 2016, Sultan was released and in June 2017, he appeared in Tubelight.
Production House of Salman Khan
Salman Khan launched his own production company Salman Khan Being Human Productions. The first film made under the banner was the kids' entertainer Chillar Party. In 2014, he launched another production house called Salman Khan Films. The first film released under this banner was the Canadian film Dr. Cabbie. The next films under this banner were Hero and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
Television Career of Salman Khan
In 2008 Khan hosted 10 Ka Dum and the show was very popular in India. From then he is hosting Bigg Boss
till now. In 2013 Khan hosted the Star Guild Award for the first time. He is also the face of the History Channel and the new brand ambassador for Suzuki motorcycles along with many other brands.
Personal Life of Salman Khan
Salman resides in Bandra, Mumbai
. He is a bachelor. In 2008, his wax statue was installed in London's Madame Tussauds Museum, and so in 2012, another wax statue of him was installed in New York's Madame Tussauds Museum. His hobbies are Painting
, Singing along with writing scripts.