Salman Khan, the Superstar of Bollywood, is also called the Dabangg of Bollywood. An Indian Bollywood Actor, Film Producer, Singer, Painter, and Philanthropist loved by his fans, acquaintances, friends & family alike.
Salman Khan’s (real name – Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan) was born on born 27 December 1965 as the first child of renowned Bollywood screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Sushila Charak (Salma Khan). He has 2 younger brothers and 2 sisters. Theirs is a very close-knit family. He has had his share of flings but he’s not married yet and is one of the most eligible bachelors of India.
Salman Khan started his acting career as a supporting actor in “Biwi Ho To Aisi”. In 1989, he played a lead role in Director Sooraj R. Barjatya’s romantic family drama “Maine Pyar Kiya” which was one of the highest-grossing films of its time. Since then there has been no looking back. He has had far too many successful films to his credit like Dabangg, Ek Tha Tiger, Jai Ho, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bodyguard, Sultan, Wanted…the list is pretty long.
Salman Khan has been a heartthrob of millions of fans world over. Every weekend hundreds of fans gather in front of his home to get a glimpse of their favorite superstar.
Salman Khan has inspired and mentored many Bollywood actors like Katrina Kaif, Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha…. Introducing some well-known music composers like Himesh Reshammiya, Sajid–Wajid also goes to his credit.
Like most of the celebrities, Salman Khan also got his share of controversies including certain legal cases and sometimes due to sharing his viewpoints on certain issues.
Salman Khan is a very soft-hearted man and famous for his philanthropic work. He runs an NGO called Being Human that works for Education and Healthcare for the underprivileged. Funds for NGO comes from Salman Khan’s own income and sale of merchandise under his brand “Being Human”. Being Human has facilitated Craniofacial and Heart surgeries, various relief initiatives, Cochlear implants and Women’s health Camps. Being Human has been supporting various educational initiatives for the poor and needy, tribal and farming communities, differently abled, teaching theater and drama.
It’s not every day that you find a gem of a person like Salman Khan with a heart of Gold.