With his macho looks and a killing smile, Salman was voted the 7th best-looking man in the world by People Magazine. He truly remains one of the most sought after actors of tinselville even after two decades have passed since his entry into Bollywood.
Salman was born in Mumbai on 27th December 1965.Being born to writer Salim Khan, Salman had had an exposure to the film industry right from the beginning. He has two brothers Arbaaz and Sohail (who are also actor) and two sisters Arpita and Alvira.
Sallu Mian as he is fondly called by friends, began his acting career in 1988 with a side role in “Biwi Ho To Aisi”. As a hero his debut was in 1989 with “Maine Pyar Kiya” under the Rajshri Productions. This film was a blockbuster hit and in no time, Salman became the heart throb of Indian Cinema.
The year 1991, gave Salman hits like “Sanam Bewafa”, “Saajan” and “Pathar Ke Phool”. His second venture with the Barjatya’s was in 1994 with “Hum Apke Hain Kaun” opposite actress Madhuri Dixit. This film broke all records and all the fourteen songs are a sheer joy to the ears even today.
“Andaz Apna Apna”, “Khamoshi : the musical”, “Karan Arjun”, “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” and “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” are only a few of this megastar’s list of hit films. He has definitely shown his talent as an action hero, a shy romantic lover and the aggressive young blood as per his roles.
Apart from films, Salman has been in the news for other reasons too. He was arrested for drunk driving and not possessing a valid license in 2002. Currently Salman has been convicted guilty in the Black Buck poaching case of 1998. In the same year, Salman was associated with actress Aishwarya Rai.
A fitness freak that he is, Salman remains among the top three “Khans” of Bollywood. His latest release “Partner” has been declared a hit and all his fans want a little more of Salman every time any of his film releases.