Salman Khan is a Bollywood superstar, singer, screenwriter, producer and philanthropist, TV host of the Indian version of the popular international reality show Bigg Boss, winner of many cinematic awards, including two Filmfare Awards (Indian analogue of Oscars) ), who has starred in over 90 films during his career. Among them – the hits “Maine Pyar Kiya”, “Karan and Arjun”, “Veergati”, “Hum Aapke Hai Kaun”.
|DOB||December 27, 1965|
|Age||56 years ( In 2021 )|
|Net worth ( $ )||$360 Million|
|Net worth ( ₹ )||₹2304 crore|
He earned the nicknames “Indian Rambo”, “Bollywood Tiger”, “controversial Khan”, having a reputation as a heartthrob, Love Guru, “bad guy”, but also a hero, founder of the charity fund “Being Human”, a popularizer of a healthy lifestyle, earning the status Indian Goodwill Ambassador for the 2016 Olympic Games
CHILDHOOD OF SALMAN KHAN
The future actor, recognized by People magazine as one of the most attractive men in the world, was born on December 27, 1965, in Indore. His Hindu mother Salma ( a.k.a. Sushila Charak) is an artist. Muslim father Salim Khan is the author of many scripts of the super-hits of the old days, such as “Sholay”, “Angry Young Man” and “Zanjeer”. His ancestors immigrated to India from Afghanistan in the mid-1800s.
Their family also had four younger children: two sons, Arbaaz and Sohail, and two daughters, their own Alvira and adopted Arpita. She was the daughter of a homeless woman who died in an accident. Salman’s father saw a baby crying on the street, took pity on her and brought her to his house.
In 1981, the head of the family took a second wife (Islam allows polygamy). She was a Catholic, actress and dancer Helen, who performed solo numbers in popular films and did not have children of her own. All five of Salim’s children supported the traditions of all three religions of the elders of the family: Hinduism, Islam, and Catholicism.
Soon after the birth of their first child, Salman, the family moved to Pune (where his brother Arbaaz was born in 1967), then to Mumbai, the capital of Indian cinema. There he graduated from high school and studied for a time at St. Xavier’s College. The boy grew up in a creative atmosphere. Thanks to his own mother, he developed an outstanding artistic taste. Helen (who he and the other children also called mother) instilled in him a love of dancing, his father for literature.
FIRST STEPS TO GLORY
The young man began his acting career in 1988, playing the small role of Vicki, the youngest and beloved son of a despotic mother (actress Rekha), in the melodrama “Biwi Ho To Aisi”.
But recognition and fame awaited him next year with the release of the family melodrama “Maine Pyar Kiya”, which received the status of “blockbuster for all time”, where he played the key character of Prem. For this role, he was nominated for a Filmfare (equated in Bollywood in importance to an Oscar) in the categories “Best Actor” and “Best Debut”.
In 1991 he consolidated his success by playing one of the central roles in the melodrama “Saajan”. After the release of the tape, the young artist entered the top three most popular Bollywood stars of the screen, losing only to Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt.
The audience greeted with great enthusiasm and the film with his participation in the central role “Hum Aapke Hai Kaun”, Released in 1994 and became the most successful project of that period. In terms of box office fees, he was second only to the film “Revenge and the Law”. Salman’s partners on the site were Madhuri Dixit, Mohnish Behl, Alok Nath.
A year later, the actor again shone on the screens, this time reincarnated as a kickboxer in the action movie “Karan Arjun”. He won the hearts of millions with his talent, hot temper, and perfect body with a muscular torso, earning another nomination for the Filmfare Best Actor Award.
In 1996, fans could see their idol in four films released for hire, including the action movie ” Jeet “, where his co-stars were Sunny Deol, Amresh Puri and Karishma Kapoor. In 1998, he appeared in the comedy melodrama “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, classified as “the blockbuster of all time.” He flawlessly played the role of Aman, the fiancé of the main character Anjali (Kajol), and was awarded the Filmfare Award.
SALMAN KHAN’S PERSONAL LIFE
He was arrested several times by the police: for a fatal car accident, for the murder of protected wild animals in the reserve, and for illegal possession of weapons.
In 1992, 16-year-old Somi Ali became the girlfriend of the 27-year-old actor. She fell in love with him while living in Miami, and did a lot to achieve reciprocity. Then after he fell in love with Aishwarya Rai on the set of the film ” Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam “. During their romance, stories surfaced about his intrigues and unworthy behavior both with her and with Ali, whom he allegedly beat.
After breaking up with Salman, Somi returned to the United States, where she became a fashion designer and founder of the No More Tears fund to help victims of domestic tyranny. She denied physical abuse by her ex-boyfriend, kept in touch with him and, he said, inspired the creation of the charity “Being Human”. Since 2002, for eight years, the actor has been in a relationship with actress Katrina Kaif, who is 18 years younger than him. According to the girl, he had a huge impact on her life and helped in her career. In 2010, they parted as friends.
In 2017, the artist announced a relationship with 35-year-old Romanian TV presenter Julia Vantour . The lady of the heart shares her lover’s passion for sports and fitness.
The actor loves to travel, from all the world capitals he singles out London separately.
SALMAN KHAN NOW
The drama film “Bharat” was released with the participation of the Bollywood superstar. It tells the story of the family of the protagonist Kumar against the backdrop of events that took place in the country after gaining independence in 1947, including the massive resettlement of Muslims to Pakistan and Hindus to India.
At the end of 2019, the premiere of the second part of the action movie “Surgical Strike 2” and the third – the tape “Dabangg 3” took place, where Salman will again transform into an intrepid police chief.
In 2020, he intends to give his fans a new action film “Inshallah”. Alia Bhatt, Satish Kaushik, and Kavin Dave will play the main characters together with him.
In the foreseeable future, Salman Khan will again be reincarnated as the Tiger in the third part of the action movie beloved by many viewers. Salman also develops a musical career. In 2020, his singles “Pyaar Karona” (the song was released in the midst of a pandemic and is dedicated to the fight against coronavirus) “Tere Bina” and “Bhai Bhai” and videos for them were released.
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Rice plantation done . . pic.twitter.com/uNxVj6Its4— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) July 20, 2020