Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
Sallu, Bhaijaan, Dabangg Khan, Tiger Khan
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
Girlfriend / Spouse
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 Bachchan – Winner 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 Kaif (2003-2010) – It 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”.
- Elli Avram (2013) – In 2013, Swedish actress Elli Avram and Salman Khan were RUMORed to be dating each other.
- Iulia Vantur (2014-Present) – 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 the 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.
- Dancing style
- Wears Blue Feroza Stone bracelet
- Muscular physique
His body specifications may be –
- 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
10 (US) or 9 (UK)
He has appeared in commercials for Tiger Biscuits in 2012, Dixcy Scott innerwear, Thums Up beverage, Limca, Relaxo, Appy Fizz, Revital, Wheel surf, Suzuki Hayate motorcycles, Astral Pipes, Yatra.com, 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
‘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 Actor – Sylvester Stallone
- Favorite Gadgets – Home Theatre and Camera
- Favorite Fictional Character – Archie
- Favorite Cars – Mercedes, BMW, Landcruiser
- Favorite Drinks – Iced Tea
- Favorite Restaurants – China Garden
Salman Khan Facts
- 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).
- Salman is moody and unpredictable.
- Salman likes to collect soaps.
- Salman takes hours to bath and brush his teeth, as he is very particular about his cleanliness.
- Salman cannot live without his torn blue jeans and his rubber slippers.
- Sanjay Dutt is his best friend.
- Salman loves the most, 2 french mastiff dogs, whom he calls My Son (My Son has died) and My Jaan.
- Salman is very generous and kind-hearted and donates money to poor people.
- 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”.
- On April 5, 2018, Salman was imprisoned for 5 years for illegal poaching of blackbucks which had happened near Jodhpur in October 1998.
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