Salman Khan – a name that Bollywood will remember forever. You may love him or hate him, but he is still the best when it comes to acting and Bollywood. He is a star on all fronts, and his fans adore him.
1. Salman’s real name
Salman Khan’s Real name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan. Did you know?
2. Launching the careers of many stars
He has helped many stars to achieve what they are today. Himesh Reshammiya, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Sajid-Wajid were brought into the film industry by him. Even Hrithik Roshan went through training through our Sallu. Salman Khan has launched eight females in Bollywood: Bhagyashree in ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, Nagma in ‘Baaghi’, Chandni in ‘Sanam Bewafa’, Bhumika Chawla in ‘Tere Naam’, Sneha Ullal in ‘Lucky’, Zarine Khan in ‘Veer’, Sonakshi Sinha in ‘Dabangg’ and lastly Daisy Shah in ‘Jai Ho’.
3. Crores Club
Salman is the only superstar whose six films have grossed above 100 crore. Those films are Wanted(2009), Dabaang(2010), Ready(2011), BodyGuard(2011), Ek Tha Tiger(2012), Dabaang 2(2012), Kick(2014), Bajrangi Bhaijaan(2015).
4. The swimmer
Salman Khan during his childhood was an excellent swimmer. If not actor he would have been a swimmer definitely. Ever thought Salman Khan as a swimmer?
5. The playback Singer
Salman Khan did his first playback singing for the movie ‘Hello Brother’.
6. Love for soaps
Salman has a special attraction for soaps. He has a variably different soaps in his bathroom. He loves natural fruit and vegetable extract when it comes to soap.
7. Always helping the needy
Salman is one such person with a golden heart. He gives money to the needy and even blankets to people who reside on the streets. He always donates to an association, and the best part about it is that he does it privately and never involves the media into it.
8. Screw acting, its all on screen presence
Salman Khan is one actor we know who can make the audience go crazy through his role. But what stands out when watching a Salman Khan film is his screen presence. The crowds go wild and cheer for him when he appears on screen.
9. Style Icon
Anything looks good on Salman Khan, that’s why it reflects on the youth generation. Salman Khan has definitely made an impact worldwide. He is one actor who actually defines “COOL”.
10. Bhaijaanz Restaurant
There is a restaurant in Mumbai opened by Salman Khan Fans dedicated to the superstar. It is named Bhaijaanz.
11. People’s Magazine
One of the few actors to make it on People’s Magazine. Yes, our Sallu had made it in People’s Magazine for being one of the most handsome man ever in the world.
12. Amongst the top ten ever
Salman Khan would makes it to the list of ten most memorable actors to ever grace. Salman Khan is a legend.
13. Always Speaks From The Heart!
One characteristic that sets Salman Khan different from the other stars is that he speaks from the heart. Look at the 1999 Filmfare Awards, when he got the Best Supporting Actor, he clearly spoke on stage, “I don’t deserve this award”. And that takes a lot of guts to say it on stage.
14. Lucky charm
Salman, just like his dad is always seen wearing a turquoise bracelet as his lucky charm, no matter whether he is on screen or off screen.
15. His Don’t Give a Damn Attitude
The one aspect that sets Salman Khan different from other stars in Bollywood – his attitude! Despite critics are bashing him to do something different in his movie, he still does not give a damn! His one-liners from interviews are too funny sometimes, but you would expect that from the superstar.
16. Unique style of dancing
One knows that the best dancers today in Bollywood are Govinda and Hrithik Roshan for actors. But what sets Salman Khan different is that whatever moves he does, it looks charming and entertains people.
17. NO email id
Salman doesn’t have an email id on his name, he choose to avoid communicating through Email. He prefers talking on the phone personally.
18. His films in the history of bollywood
Salman Khan has a lot of classic films in Bollywood – ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’, ‘Andaz Apna Apna’, ‘Khamoshi’, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’, ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’, ‘Tere Naam ‘No Entry’ Partner, Dabang etc.
Are you a Salman Fan? How much do you know about him? I bet you didn’t know these facts about Salman Khan before? What do you like about him the most? Irrespective to what anyone says, you are still the best Sallu!