Salman Khan was born on 27 December 1965 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He is 53 Years old. Salman Khan is 5’7” tall.

Early Life and background

Salman Khan is the eldest son of screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Sushila Charak. His grandfather Abdul Rashid Khan was a Deputy Inspector General of the Indore state who was awarded Diler Jung award of the Holkar times and his mother is a Maharashtrian. Helen, former actress, is stepmother of Salman after his father married married second time. He has two brothers, Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan; and two sisters, Alvira Khan Agnihotri, who is married to actor/director Atul Agnihotri, and an adopted sister Arpita.

Salman Khan started his schooling at Scindia School, Gwalior(M.P.) Salman finished his schooling at St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai, as did his younger brothers Arbaaz and Sohail. He attended St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai but dropped out.

Salman Khan Bollywood Breakthrough

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. It earned him his first nomination for a Best Actor at Filmfare. He was leading actor in many of superhit of 90s like Sajan, Andaz Apna Apna, Hum Apke hai kaun, Karan Arjun and Kamoshi. All these hits helped in establishing his name in top actors of Bollywood.

Salman Khan Top Bollywood Actor

Salman was doing mainly action or romantic movie. However after establishing himself as top actors he started experimenting with different genres. He played comic role in movies like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, No entry and Partner. He also appeared in Hollywood movie Marigold: An adventure in India.

Salman Khan- King of Masala Movies

Since 2010, Salman focused on doing lots of Masala Movies, like Wanted, Ready, Dabang and Ek tha Tiger. Most of his movies end up highest grossing movie of the year. He also acted in expensive flop like Veer and Tube light.

Salman Khan as television host

In 2008 Salman Khan hosted 10 Ka Dum. The show was extremely popular and was at the number one spot in ratings in India. In 2010 Khan hosted Bigg Boss 4. Due to high TRP Khan again hosted Bigg Boss 5 along with Sanjay Dutt in 2011 and because of huge acceptance he also hosted Bigg Boss 6 and Bigg Boss 7 in 2012 and 2013. Khan also hosted Bigg Boss 8, Bigg Boss 9, Bigg Boss 10 and Bigg Boss 11.

Salman as Mentor to aspiring Actor

Khan has mentored a number of aspiring Bollywood actors. He has also been an inspiration for some Bollywood actors like Hrithik Roshan and Arjun Kapoor to get into perfect shape.

Khan has recommended composers like Himesh Reshammiya and Sajid–Wajid. Actor Govinda’ s career was rescued by Khan as he was offered a parallel role in Partner. Similarly it was Khan who suggested Mohnish Bahl to Sooraj Barjatya for Maine Pyar Kiya and later in Baaghi: A Rebel for Love after his stint as hero failed. Bahl has also done important roles in Salman’s Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Hum Saath-Saath Hain and recently Jai Ho. Similarly he was instrumental in getting Ravi Kishan the role in Tere Naam.

Salman is now reportedly mentoring Rinzing, son of Danny Denzongpa: Ali, son of Raza Murad and Vaibhav Anand, the son of late Vijay Anand for their Bollywood launches. Similarly Aditya Pancholi’ s son Sooraj Pancholi and Suneil Shetty’s daughter Athiya Shetty were launched by Salman in his production Hero. Salman has decided to mentor his longtime loyal bodyguard Shera’s son as well.

Salman’s Charity organisation

Khan has been involved in several charities during his career. He has started an NGO called Being Human which sells T-shirts and other products online and in stores. A portion of the revenues go to a worthy cause supporting the underprivileged.

In 2011, he launched his own production company called SKBH Productions (Salman Khan Being Human Productions). Money which will be generated from film productions will be donated to Being Human.

Salman’s personal life

Salman resides in the Galaxy Apartments, Bandra, Mumbai. He also has a 150-acre plot in Panvel which has 3 bungalows, a swimming pool and a gym.

Salman Khan has never married. His relationships have been of keen interest to the media and his fans. In 1999, he began dating Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai; their relationship was often reported in the media until the couple separated in 2001.

Salman started dating actress Katrina Kaif. After years of speculations, Kaif admitted in an interview in 2011 that she had been in a serious relationship with Khan for several years, but it ended in 2010. Sangeeta Bijlani and Somy Ali were also in serious relationships with Salman.

In August 2011, Khan admitted that he suffers from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly known as the “suicide disease”. In an interview, he said that he has been quietly suffering from it for the past seven years, but now the pain has become unbearable. He said that it has even affected his voice, making it much harsher.

Controversies- Hit-and-run case

On 28 September 2002, Khan was arrested for rash and negligent driving after his car ran into a bakery in Mumbai; one person who was sleeping on the pavement outside the bakery died and three others were injured in the accident. Charges of culpable homicide were laid against him, but later dropped. On 24 July 2013, he was formally charged with culpable homicide in the case, to which he pleaded not guilty.

On 6 May 2015, Khan was found guilty of all charges in the case. The Bombay Sessions Court concluded that Khan was driving the car under the influence of alcohol, causing the death of one and serious injury to four homeless persons. Sessions judge DW Deshpande convicted the actor for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and sentenced him to five years in prison. Later in the same day, Khan, being represented by Senior Counsel Amit Desai was granted bail by the Bombay High Court till 8 May 2015, on which the court suspended his prison sentence until the final appeal hearing.

Relationship with Aishwarya Rai

His relationship with actress Aishwarya Rai was a well publicized topic in the Indian media. After their breakup in March 2002, Rai accused him of harassing her. She claimed that Khan had not been able to come to terms with their breakup and was hounding her; her parents lodged a complaint against him. In 2005, news outlets released what was said to be an illicit copy of a mobile phone call recorded in 2001 by the Mumbai police. It appeared to be a call in which he threatened Rai, in an effort to force her to appear at social events held by Mumbai crime figures. The call featured boasts of connections to organised crime and derogatory comments about other actors. However, the alleged tape was tested in the government’s Forensic lab in Chandigarh, which concluded that it was fake.

Blackbuck hunting and Arms Act violations cases

The case involves the alleged killing of a deer when Khan and his co-stars – Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam and Tabu – were filming the movie Hum Saath-Saath Hain in the forests near Jodhpur in 1998. In 2007, Salman spent a week in Jodhpur jail before the court granted him bail. In addition to the accusations of poaching of endangered antelopes under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, a case under sections 3/25 and 3/27 of the Arms Act was filed against Khan for allegedly keeping and using firearms with an expired licence.

On 5 April 2018, Jodhpur court convicted Khan in the blackbuck poaching case and sentenced him to five years imprisonment, while acquitting Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam and Tabu

Khan was released on bail on 7 April 2018, pending appeal.

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