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Salman Khan Biography


Salman Khan

Salman Khan Biography

Salman Khan BiographySalman Khan is an Indian actor who appears mostly in Bollywood films. He is originally known as Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan. He is very famous in the industry for not just his acting but for various other activities like his charity organization ‘Being Human’ which helps in collecting funds for charity works, through sale of various products, his helping nature, his paintings and also because of controversies regarding the women in his life, the black buck shooting and drunken driving. Salman Khan is among the best looking stars of today and was even voted the 7th most good looking man in the world by ‘People’ Magazine in the year 2004.



Wearing a Being Human Tee-shirt


In ‘People’ Magazine


The 5 foot 5 and a half inches tall actor Salman Khan was born on 27th December, 1965 to parents Salma Khan and Salim Khan. Salman Khan originally hails from Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Salman Khan has 2 brothers and two sisters and is the eldest amongst his siblings. His brothers are Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan and sisters are Arpita and Alvira. Alvira is his biological sister, while Arpita, his pampered youngest sister, was adopted by Salim and Helen. His sister Alvira is married to Bollywood actor-producer-director Atul Agnihotri and brother Arbaaz Khan is married to Bollywood actor Malaika Arora. Salman Khan’s step-mother is the famous yesteryear actress Helen.

Salman Khan as a baby


Salman Khan’s parents


With Salma and Helen


With parents and brothers


Playing cricket with dad Salim


Salman, Salim and Arbaaz

Salman-Khan-biography-Salman-Salim-and-ArbaazSalman Khan made his Bollywood debut with the film Biwi Ho To Aisi in a supporting role. He appeared as the main lead in his next film Maine Pyar Kiya opposite Bhagyashree which was a blockbuster hit. As per his biography, Maine Pyar Kiya went on to become one of India’s highest grossing films. Salman Khan won the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award, and a nomination for Filmfare Best Actor Award. Salman Khan made his acting debut with a supporting role in the 1988 film Biwi Ho To Aisi in which his voice was dubbed by someone else. His first leading role in a Bollywood movie was in Sooraj R. Barjatya's romantic family drama Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), one of India's highest grossing films.

Salman Khan Height,Weight and Body

Salman-Khan-Being-HumanBorn Name

Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan

Nick Name

Sallu, Bhaijaan, Dabangg Khan, Tiger Khan


Salman Khan is currently 50 according to his birthdate December 27, 1965

Sun Sign


Born Place

Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India


Sallu currently resides at Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India




Salman Khan attended ‘Scindia School‘ in Gwalior with his younger brother Arbaaz Khan. Then, Salman went to ‘St. Stanislaus High School‘ in Bandra, Mumbai. He didn’t get beyond schooling as he got roles in the movies, thereafter.


Movie actor, philanthropist and TV presenter


  • Father – Salim Khan (Screenwriter)
  • Mother – Sushila Charak (aka Salma Khan)
  • Siblings – Arbaaz Khan (Younger Brother) (Actor), Sohail Khan (Younger Brother) (Actor), Alvira Khan Agnihotri (Sister), Arpita Khan (Adopted Younger Sister)
  • Others – Helen (Stepmother) (Former Actress)


5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm


88 kg or 194 pounds


Salman Khan dated –

Sangeeta Bijlani – Winner of Miss India Beauty pageant, 1980.

  • Somy Ali – Somy is former Bollywood Actress and current model and journalist from Pakistan.
  • Aishwarya Rai BachchanWinner of Miss World, 1994. Salman and Aishwarya acted together in 1999 blockbuster film “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” and is the reason of coming closer.
  • Katrina KaifIt is believed that Katrina came to Bollywood due to Salman Khan. But, Katrina refuses so and says that she had come to B-Town due to her talent.
  • Zarine Khan – Zarine Khan came, then, after Katrina. They acted together in the 2010 film “Veer”.
  • Iulia Vantur – Salman Khan is dating Romanian beauty, Iulia Vantur. He has hinted to marry his longtime girlfriend to whom he was secretly dating by the end of year 2014. Salman has variety in terms of religions in his home. His dad is Pathan, mom is Hindu, second mom is Roman Catholic (Christian), brother-in-law is Punjabi and he is planning to bring his wife from outside.


Race / Ethnicity


He has Pathani (from present Afghanistan) ancestry on his father’s side.

Marital Status


Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Dancing style
  • Wears Blue Feroza Stone bracelet
  • Muscular physique


  • Chest – 47 in or 119.5 cm
  • Waist – 34 in or 86 cm
  • Biceps – 17 in or 43 cm
  • Neck – 11 in or 28 cm

Shoe Size

10 (US) or 9 (UK)

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in commercials for Tiger Biscuits in 2012, Dixcy Scott innerwear, Thums Up beverage, Limca, Relaxo, Revital, Wheel surf, Suzuki Hayate motorcycles, Astral Pipes,, PNG Jeweler, Image eyewear, and numerous others.


Salman Khan himself says that he is ‘Half Hindu and Half Muslim’ because his mother, Salma Khan is hindu and his paternal grandfather is muslim from Afghanistan.

Best Known For

His roles in Hindi Movies and his generous nature and Yes, Of course! for his body

First Film

‘Biwi Ho To Aisi’ (Hindi film) for his role as “Vicky Bhandari” in 1988.

Salman Khan Favorite Things

  • Favorite Food – Biryani
  • Favorite Objects – Rolex Watches
  • Favorite Possession – Body Building Equipment
  • Favorite ActorSylvester Stallone
  • Favorite Gadgets – Home Theatre and Camera
  • Favorite Fictional CharacterArchie
  • Favorite Cars – Mercedes, BMW, Landcruiser
  • Favorite Drinks – Iced Tea
  • Favorite Restaurants – China Garden

Salman Khan Facts

  1. Salman Khan’s father, Salim Khan is a screenwriter and Salman’s mother is Salma Khan (From India). Salman Khan’s stepmother is Helen Richardson (From Burma). Though, his both mothers are alive.
  2. Salman Khan has 4 siblings – 2 younger brothers – Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan and 2 sisters – Arpita Khan and Alvira Khan Agnihotri.
  3. Salman is moody and unpredictable.
  4. Salman likes to collect soaps.
  5. Salman takes hours to bath and brush his teeth, as he is very particular about his cleanliness.
  6. Salman cannot live without his torn blue jeans and his rubber slippers.
  7. Sanjay Dutt is his best friend.
  8. Salman loves the most, 2 french mastiff dogs, whom he calls My Son (My Son had died) and My Jaan.
  9. Salman is very generous and kind-hearted and donates money to poor people.
  10. Sallu is also known for giving bodybuilding tips to other Bollywood celebs. He has also trained Katrina Kaif for the movie “Dhoom 3” and helped Arjun Kapoor to shed around 60 kg weight for movie “Ishaqzaade”.
  11. Connect with Salman on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Google+.

Salman Khan Hit Or Flops

Movie Release Date Collections Verdict
74 Movies 28 Years 2950 cr Average: 39.86 crore per film
Biwi Ho To Aisi August 26, 1988 1.3 cr Flop
Maine Pyar Kiya December 29, 1989 15 cr All Time Blockbuster
Baaghi December 21, 1990 4 cr Hit
Sanam Bewafa January 11, 1991 5.75 cr Super Hit
Patthar Ke Phool February 22, 1991 6.5 cr Hit
Kurbaan May 31, 1991 1.8 cr Flop
Saajan August 30, 1991 10 cr Super Hit
Love November 15, 1991 2.5 cr Flop
Suryavanshi February 14, 1992 1.5 cr Flop
Ek Ladka Ek Ladki June 18, 1992 1.8 cr Flop
Jaagruti July 3, 1992 2.5 cr Flop
Dil Tera Aashiq October 22, 1993 2.1 cr Flop
Andaz Apna Apna April 11, 1994 6.1 cr Flop
Hum Aapke Hai Kaun August 5, 1994 69.75 cr All Time Blockbuster
Chaand Ka Tukda August 19, 1994 2.2 cr Flop
Karan Arjun January 13, 1995 32.15 cr Blockbuster
Veergati September 29, 1995 6.2 cr Flop
Yeh Majhdhaar March 29, 1996 1.2 cr Flop
Khamoshi August 9, 1996 4.5 cr Flop
Jeet August 23, 1996 17.25 cr Hit
Judwaa February 7, 1997 15 cr Hit
Auzaar February 28, 1997 5 cr Below Average
Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya March 27, 1998 16.25 cr Hit
Jab Pyaar Kissi Se Hota Hai May 22, 1998 11.5 cr Above Average
Bandhan October 2, 1998 11 cr Semi Hit
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai October 16, 1998 45.25 cr All Time Blockbuster
Jaanam Samjha Karo April 2, 1999 8.4 cr Flop
Biwi No. 1 May 27, 1999 24 cr Hit
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam June 18, 1999 21 cr Hit
Hello Brother September 10, 1999 12 cr Flop
Hum Saath Saath Hain November 5, 1999 28 cr Hit
Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge March 24, 2000 16 cr Above Average
Chal Mere Bhai May 5, 2000 10.75 cr Flop
Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega August 4, 2000 17.5 cr Average
Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaye November 17, 2000 3.8 cr Flop
Chori Chori Chupke Chupke March 9, 2001 16.5 cr Average
Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge February 22, 2002 8 cr Flop
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam May 24, 2002 13.75 cr Above Average
Yeh Hai Jalwa July 26, 2002 5 cr Flop
Tere Naam August 15, 2003 12.5 cr Above Average
Baghban October 3, 2003 22.5 cr Hit
Garv July 9, 2004 12.5 cr Above Average
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi July 30, 2004 29.5 cr Hit
Phir Milenge August 27, 2004 3.5 cr Flop
Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa September 10, 2004 7 cr Flop
Lucky No Time For Love April 8, 2005 14.5 cr Average
Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya July 15, 2005 27 cr Hit
No Entry August 26, 2005 43 cr Super Hit
Kyonki November 2, 2005 13.75 cr Flop
Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar August 4, 2006 2.5 cr Flop
Jaan-E-Mann October 20, 2006 27 cr Flop
Baabul December 8, 2006 15.75 cr Flop
Salaam-E-Ishq January 25, 2007 22.5 cr Flop
Partner July 20, 2007 61.2 cr Blockbuster
Marigold August 17, 2007 1 cr Disaster
Saawariya November 9, 2007 23 cr Flop
God Tussi Great Ho August 15, 2008 13.5 cr Flop
Hello October 10, 2008 12.25 cr Below Average
Heroes October 24, 2008 13.25 cr Flop
Yuvvraaj November 21, 2008 17 cr Disaster
Wanted September 18, 2009 61 cr Super Hit
Main Aur Mrs Khanna October 16, 2009 8 cr Disaster
London Dreams October 30, 2009 26 Flop
Veer January 22, 2010 37.5 cr Below Average
Dabangg September 10, 2010 141 cr All Time Blockbuster
Ready June 3, 2011 120 cr Blockbuster
Bodyguard August 31, 2011 145 cr Blockbuster
Ek Tha Tiger August 1, 2012 199 cr Blockbuster
Dabangg 2 December 21, 2012 154 cr Blockbuster
Jai Ho January 24, 2014 112 cr Above Average
Kick July 25, 2014 233 cr Blockbuster
Bajrangi Bhaijaan July 17, 2015 321 cr All Time Blockbuster
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo November 12, 2015 213 cr Super Hit
Sultan July 6, 2016 302 cr All Time Blockbuster

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