Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Weight 73-75 kgs
Nickname Sallu/Sallu Miyan
Salman Khan Biography/Profile
Salman Khan’s full name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan and made his debut in Bollywood movies in 1988. Since then he has sailed with flying colours across more than eighty Hindi movies. His commercial success came in 1989 for which he also won the Filmfare Award for the Best Male Debut. Salman Khan has been a part of the highest grossing film in a year for nine different years. This record still remains unbroken.
Salman Khan had made an extended guest appearance in a blockbuster in 1998 and for this he had won the Filmfare Award for the Best Supporting Actor. His release in 2010, Dabangg has become the second highest grosser. For this movie, Salman Khan was awarded the Screen Award for the Best Actor. He also won the Best Actor Popular Choice for its sequel in the following year along with another of his release that year.
Salman has several brand endorsement to his credit. He has promoted brands such as Hero Honda Bikes, Double Bull Shirts, Thumbs Up and Mountain Dew. Yatra.com a travelling website has selected Salman as its brand ambassador. He also appears endorsing a jewellery brand with Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor.
Salman is the son of the famous screen writer Salim Khan whereas his mother is a Marathi Brahmin. Former Bollywood actress Helen is his step-mother. His younger brothers Arbaaz and Sohail are also known faces in Bollywood films.
Salman was much in the Bollywood discussion and controversy for his breakup with the beautiful Aishwarya Rai. After that he was again in the news a lot for his breakup with another beautiful actress of today’s genre Katrina Kaif. He is known to have a strong friendship with Sanjay Dutt and acted as a support to him in his worse days.
Salman is well noted for his charitable activities. He had launched his own production company and the money generated from this production house will be donated to an NGO called Being Human. In 2012, Salman had proposed paying INR 40 lakhs for the release of 400 prisoner form 63 prisons who have completed their sentences but were still in prison as they were unable to pay off their legal fines dues to extremely poor economic conditions.
Popular/Hit songs of Salman Khan
Tere mast mast do nain and udd udd Dabangg,Dabangg
Surili akhiyon wale and Taali, Veer
Love me and Mera Hi jalwa, Wanted
Didi tera dewar diwana, Hum Aapke Hain Koun
Tadap, Tadap and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Popular/Hit movies of Salman Khan
Maine Pyar Kiya
Hum Aapke hain Koun
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Twitter - http://twitter.com/BeingSalmanKhan