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Salman Khan



--- About Salman Khan ---

Birth name: Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan

Meaning of the name:Salman - Security, Safety, Peaceful, Protector, Conqueror  (Arabic origin)

Date of birth: 27 December 1965

Place of birth: Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India 

Nationality: Indian

Religion: Islam (Muslim)

Nicknames: Sallu Bhai, Bhaijan, Rambo of India, Tiger Khan. Blockbuster Khan 

Occupation: Actor, producer, television presenter and philanthropist

Zodiac sign: Capricorn

Hight: 5’9” (1.74 m)

Marital status: Single

Father: Salim Khan (actor and screenwriter)

Mother: Salma Khan 

Stepmother: Helen Richardson (dancer, actress)

Brothers: Arbaaz Khan (actor, director, film producer) & Sohail Khan (filmmaker, actor)

Sisters: Alvira & Arpita (Arpita is adopted sister)

Sisters-in-law: Malaika Arora Khan (actress, married to his brother Abraaz Khan)

Brother-in-law: Atul Agnihotri (actor, married to his sister Alvira Khan)

Languages: Hindi, English

Current girlfriend: Iulia Vantur (rumoured girlfriend)

Past love relationships: Sangeeta Bijlani, Somy Ali, Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif

Friends from film industry: Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, Govinda, Rani Mukerji,
Jackie Shroff, Prabhu Deva, Karisma Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Farah Khan, Sajid-Wajid, Himesh
Reshamiyya, Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Bhushan Kumar, Dharmendra,
Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol

Best friends: Sanjay Dutt and Suhsmita Sen

Education: Scindia School; St. Stanislaus High School

Activities: Bodybuilding... Good in swimming, painting
Bad habits: (were, as he left them) Smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol

Motto: 'Go straight and turn right'

Trademark: His dancing style, smile, muscular physique, removing his shirt

Likes: To exercises daily, traveling to London, collecting different flavored soaps 

Dislikes: Film promotions, Disturbance when he is sleeping...

Fear: Of losing his loved ones and getting back to be 'old Salman' who had drinking and smoking

Debut film: 'Biwi Ho To Aisi' (1988) supporting role, 'Maine Pyar Kiya' (1989) leading role

Debut award: Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for 'Maine Pyar Kiya' (1989)

Best movies in the career by now: Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Tere Naam, Dabangg,
Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger, Dabangg 2
Line that Salman can't say in films: Main Tumse Pyaar Karta Hoon (I love you)

Host of TV Shows: both the seasons of '10 Ka Dum' in 2008 & 2009 and 4th (in 2010-2011) and
the 6th (2012-2013) & 7th (2013-2014) season of 'Big Boss' Reality Show
If not an actor: Cricketer

Salman Khan as a baby


--- Favourites ---

Favourite dishes: Chinese food, Spicy Italian food, Pav Bhaji, Chicken Biryani, Mutton Kebab
home-cooked food, 'Mixture' (all the leftovers from various food items and mixes them before eating)
Apart from that, he loves biryani and kebabs and other Mughlai and North-Indian delicacies.

Favourite beverage: Iced Tea

Favourite dessert: Sitaphal ice cream

Favourite place: Loves visiting London

Favourite actors: Sylvester Stallone, Dharmendra and Shatrughan Sinha

Favourite actress: Hema Malini

Favourite movie: Casablanca

Favourite fiction hero: Archie

Favourite gadgets: Home Theatre, Camera 

Favourite song: Jab Hum Jawan (sang by Shabbir Kumar)

Favourite singers: Sunidhi Chauhan and Sonu Nigam

Favourite colour: Black, White, Grey

Favourite perfume: Obsession

Favourite car: BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Land Cruiser

Favourite outfit: Tight jeans & T-Shirts

Favourite fashion designer: Ashley Rebello

Favourite brands: Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace

Favourite designer objects: Rolex Watches 

Favourite accessory: Feroza (turquoise) stone bracelet (wears it around his right hand wrist)

Favourite Possession: Body Building Equipment 

Favourite film directors: Sooraj Barjatya

Favourite sport: Football

Favourite cricketers: Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra

Salman Khan in his childhood

--- Interesting Facts ---

--> He is known as the macho man of Bollywood and as Bollywood's bad boy.

--> He has a 42-inch chest, 17-inch biceps and a 30-inch waist.

--> He suffers from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly known as the suicide disease.

--> Frequently visits sick children in hospitals, and also goes often to donate blood.

--> Arrested and jailed for poaching endangered wild animals after allegedly shooting a rare black
antelope near Jodhpur.

--> He is facing trial in three cases of killing black bucks and chinkaras and another of illegal possession
of arms.

--> He was an excellent swimmer in his school days and was even tipped for representing the country one

--> Always believes in giving newcomers a chance. So he spares time in between shots to listen to their
script ideas.

--> He has his own charitable organization known as Being Human Foundations, whose emphasis is on
health care and education. Proceeds from the sale of watches he has designed, paintings he has done,
and the Being human t-shirts go to the foundation.

--> Has a mannequin of himself in Madame Tussaud's Museum in England.

--> Was working as a model before he became a successful actor and television host.

--> He is known to help newcomers into the industry.

--> He very rarely wears formals.
--> Takes hours to bathe and even brush his teeth.

--> His film Ek Tha Tiger and Dabangg 2 broke all box office records upon their releases.

--> He is fond of Luxury cars and Motorbikes and has a good collection of them.

--> In his debut movie 'Biwi Ho To Aisi' (1988) his voice was dubbed by someone else.

--> Question that Salman hates to be asked the most is "When are you going to marry?".
--> Even though Salman has been ambassador of a shoe brand, he prefers going barefoot in real

--> Salman always wears a turquoise stone bracelet on and off the screen. His father Salim Khan also
wears a similar bracelet and considers it to be very lucky. 

--> Salman has a soap fixation. His bathroom at home is stacked with soap of every sort and he
especially likes those made with natural fruit and vegetable extracts.

Salman Khan and his family

--- Personal Quotes ---

"I follow Humanity. I follow Islam, Christianity, and follow the right thing as much I can. I have been
kind of blessed. Father is Pathan, mother is Hindu, second mother is Catholic, and brother-in-law is
Punjabi. Wife, I am thinking to bring from outside..."
"Why should I marry? One marries to have children, but I already have children! My nieces and nephews
are my children. I wanted to marry to make babies, but now I have them, so marriage isn't that
important, is it?"

"The only person I have hurt is myself."

"Sometimes it happens with me that I start laughing and just can't stop."

"Cinema should always be in touch with the soil of the country. My films celebrate the heartland of India."

"A lion runs the fastest when he is hungry."

"I don't know what I'm going to say half the time."

"The older you get, the better you have to look, the higher you have to kick, the harder you have to

"There are actors who can pull of a writer's lines; I am not competent enough to do that."

"The day the producers aren't minting money, or the fans are done with me and, most of all, I as a
person get bored of acting, I will stop and pursue my other interests. There is a lot to do: painting,
writing, direction."

"If you have an idea that seems worth doing, don't wait to hire other people and get funding and all
those things. Just start doing it, wait to see what happens, and then iterate on that."

"Sometimes I feel I hope I am not taking advantage of my stardom."

"I can get caught in many things but there is one thing I will never get caught in, and that is acting -
because I don't act. On screen I am like I am in real life."

"Dad's pathan, Mom's rajput, 2nd mom's christian, in school they asked me what religion: dad said

"A woman would want her man to be charming, lovable, and sweet. She would want flowers, chocolates
and candlelit dinners. But a lot of women today prefer to be practical and may not want their man to
present them with all those things. Oh do you know any woman like that? No, it’s not true. It’s all in
theory. In reality they love to have all of the above."

"I don’t have to impress a woman. If you try to impress a woman you are being the man you are not.
It is bound to turn around and whack you in the face. Be yourself. Don’t do things that you will not be
able to do in your relationship after a point of time."

"I only have to do my work. If the show is good, people will watch, or else even I will not see it."

"As a host (of Big Boss show) at times things bother me on the sets. And I am forced to take a stand,
and I hate it. I don't like to take a stand... If I say something to someone, that guy has the right to
give it back. It's a difficult situation in which I am. It's a difficult position to be in. So far we have been
able to handle it."

"If I manage to maintain what I have achieved, that is more then enough for me. There was time when
I would go and ask for work but now I cannot do that. The day that happens I will not work. Times have
changed and if someone is not offering you work, it means they don't want to work with you."

"I am not getting paid as much. I am still negotiating with them. They are purposely givig me a
smaller figure so that other artistes don't demand fat fees too! (Laughs)"

""Yeh Mere Se Nahi Hoga (I won't be able to do this)" does not exist in my dictionary."

"There have been times I have overreacted."
"I like being with kids and definitely would love to be a father and I'm sure I will make good father but
can't promise if I can make a good husband."

"I love to connect with my fans. Like other Bollywood celebrities, I don't concentrate on vocabulary and
flowery language much as it leads one to deviate from the core topic. I write in a spoken language which
you could make be understandable. I personally read all the comments of my blog and also address
with the same sincerity. I'm enjoying blogging."
"I don’t get nervous before the release of films. I just pray that the hard work, which we put in, shows.
Mentally, you are the same, but you worry that you haven’t lost the plot or the character you have

"I have lots of time. Why would anyone want to have time for themselves? You are 24 hours with

Salman Khan with his brothers

--- Connect With Salman ---


Home address: 3 Galaxy Apartments, BJ Road, Bandra, Mumbai 400 50

Official Site of Being Human- Salman Khan Foundation:

Another official site:

Salman on Twitter: 

Salman on Facebook:

Salman on Google+:
Being Salman Khan on Instagram:

Salman, in his younger age


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