Salman Khan, often known as “The Bollywood King,” is an Indian actor, singer, producer, director, and television personality.
His supporters also referred to him as “Sallu Bhai.” He has millions of fans all around the world. Salman has 35.7 million Instagram followers, according to the social media app.
Salman Khan Age and Birthday:
Salman Khan’s age is 44. He was born on 1st December 1965. He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
His age is 44 years old and his birth sign is Sagittarius. His birthday is on 1 December 1965 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He was born under the Zodiac Sign of Sagittarius.
Salman Khan Height:
He has an height of 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm and weighs around 80 kg or 176 pounds. Salman Khan weight is around 80 kg or 176 pounds which makes him a healthy person for his age.
Salman’s real body weight may be different from the above figure because of difference in clothing worn by him and also due to the fact that Salman wears large sized shoes which make him appear bigger than his actual body size .
Salman Khan Family: Wife, Son, Daughter, Brother and Sister-in-Law:
His family consists of his parents Salma Sultan (mother) and Sohail Sultan (father), one brother Arbaaz (brother), one sister Arpita (sister-in-law), as well as many relatives such as cousins, aunts & uncles etc.. Salman has married into the family of actress Reena Dutta in 2002 after their relationship lasted for approximately four years since their first meeting during the shooting of Hum Saath Saath Hain (2001).
They have two children; a daughter named Ila, who was born in 2003 and a son named Aryan, who was born in 2005. Reena Dutta is currently divorced from Salman Khan, but still remains his close friend.
Salman Khan Career:
Salman has appeared in many films and television series throughout his career. He started off as a child actor with the film “Darr” (1982) under the direction of Jamshed Ansari and continued to appear in several films including “Deewana” (1984), “Biwi Ho To Aisi” (1987) under the direction of Sanjay Gupta, “Hum Saath-Saath Hain” (1999), “Zulmi Qadar” (2003) and “Maine Pyaar Kiya…” (2004).
He also appeared as a guest actor in several television series such as “Kuchh Khaas”, “Rishtey”, “‘Tum Mile Ishq Ka”, “‘Ek Baar Hum Dosti”…etc. His first major role was that of a leading man in the blockbuster film Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge.
He played the role of Raju Agnihotri, an aspiring writer who falls in love with Simran played by Madhuri Dixit but is rejected because he does not have money to pay for her dowry.
This film became one of the highest grossing Bollywood movies of all time at that time and won him the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award, the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor and the National Film Award for Best Actor. He has also played a supporting role in “Hum Saath-Saath Hain”, “Darr” and “Biwi Ho To Aisi”.
He has acted in several television series such as “Kuchh Khaas”, “Rishtey”, “‘Tum Mile Ishq Ka”, “‘Ek Baar Hum Dosti”…etc. He also appeared as a guest actor in several television series such as “Zee TV Sa Re Ga Ma Pa” (2004), “” (2004), “Kaun Banega Crorepati” (2005), “MTV Splitsvilla 5” (2005) etc.
Salman Khan won critical acclaim and several awards for his performance in the 2006 film, I Hate Luv Storys which was based on real life events of an Indian film producer Mr. Madhu Mantena who was involved in a fatal road accident that killed his wife Maanayata, daughter Sneha and step-mother Sumanth.
The film was nominated for numerous awards including National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards South and International Indian Academy Awards but failed to win any of them.
Salman Khan’s performance drew praise from critics and audiences alike with many calling it one of his best performances to date, while others called it one of his worst performances ever.
Most critics lauded his performance, especially his portrayal of the protagonist’s mother.
In 2006, Salman Khan was chosen as one of the two male actors to represent India in the International Film Festival of India.
He was awarded with the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for “I Hate Luv Storys” at the 2006 International Film Festival of India.
In 2010, Salman Khan was invited to be a judge for “Bigg Boss” season 4. He became the first Indian actor to be a part of the popular reality show. For his participation in the show, he was given an annual salary of Rs.10 million.
In 2011, he was awarded with the “Best Actor” award at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards for his performance in “Dabangg”.
The same year, he was also nominated for another Best Actor award at the Filmfare Awards South. He was also invited to be part of the jury panel of the 62nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Goa.
In 2012, Salman Khan was invited to be a judge of “Coke Studio” season 5 and became one of only four judges in history to have hosted two seasons of a music talent show together with fellow judges A R Rahman, Manmohan Singh and Sonu Nigam.
He returned as a judge for season 6 which began airing on 14 January 2013. In 2013, he made his directorial debut with “Tiger Zinda Hai”. The film became one of his biggest commercial successes and earned him critical acclaim as well as several accolades including a nomination for Best Director at 64th Filmfare Awards South; it won three awards at the 2014 IIFA Awards including Best Action Adventure Film and Best Action Hero (Male).
He also became the first Indian actor to earn over 200 crore (200 million) through his films after earning 217 crore from six films in 2013 alone. The success of the film resulted in a sequel, “”, also directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and released in 2017. The film opened to mixed reviews from critics with a critic from The Times of India stating that “the story is too thin to sustain the two-hour running time”. However, it was commercially successful and became one of the highest grossing Indian films of all time.
In 2014, he co-produced the sequel to “Dabangg”, “Dabangg 2” which opened to mixed reviews as well. In 2015, he co-produced and starred in “Jai Ho”, which had a limited release but became one of his biggest commercial successes; it earned him his fourth Filmfare nomination for Best Actor and won him his fifth Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.
Later that year he starred alongside Priyanka Chopra in her debut Hindi film, “Mary Kom”. It became one of the highest grossing Bollywood films of all time and earned him his sixth Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor nomination.
He then collaborated with Aamir Khan on their ninth collaboration “” (2015) which was delayed due to financial issues; however, it opened to great critical acclaim and became one of the highest grossing Bollywood films ever made.
That same year, he collaborated with Karan Johar again on their tenth collaboration “” (2015). The film was released amidst much controversy as its title had been derived from an illegal drug which caused much controversy in India.
His next release was “Raees” (2016) which earned him his seventh Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor nomination, followed by “Dhoom 3” (2016), a sequel to the 2013 film, “Dhoom”, which became one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films ever made.
He then starred alongside Amitabh Bachchan in their tenth collaboration “Piku”. The film opened to mixed reviews and earned him his eighth Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor nomination.
In 2017, he played a dual role in the action thriller film “Kaabil”, and starred alongside Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in their twelfth collaboration “Jazbaa”, which was released on 28 December 2017.
In 2018, he collaborated with Sajid Nadiadwala once again on their fourteenth collaboration “Secret Superstar” and starred alongside Akshay Kumar in their sixteenth collaboration, the comedy-drama film, “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”.
Salman Khan Girlfriend, and Affairs
Salman Khan had numerous affairs with well-known actresses, with some of them becoming quite well-known.
After his debut in the Hindi film industry in 1992, he began dating “Sangeeta Bijlani,” and went on to date Somy Ali, Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, and Lulia Vantur.
- Salman and his Hum Saath Saath Hain co-stars killed blackbuck deer and chinkara during the filming of Hum Saath Saath Hain in 1999.
- Salman had trampled sleeping persons on the road with his car while driving, and one person was murdered as a result. Salman Khan battled Shah Rukh Khan during Katrina Kaif’s birthday celebration in 2008.
- He has a monopoly on the film industry due of nepotism. Some actors, such as Abhinav Kashyap, Sonu Nigam, and Sona Mohapatra, have encountered nepotism. Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide on June 14, 2020, prompting these allegations.
- Relationship: Salman Khan’s relationship has sparked a lot of debate. First, Aishwarya Rai’s parents accused Salman Khan of pestering their daughter, but Salman rejected the charges following the resister case.
He is a very humble and generous person. He is the most popular actor of Bollywood and is one of the highest paid actors in the world.
He has been accused of animal cruelty twice. He was acquitted for poaching black bucks, but he was convicted for killing over 100 chinkaras in Rajasthan.