|Salman Khan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 27, 1965|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Salman Khan is the megastar of Indian cinema and is popularly known as Bhaijan of the Bollywood because of his charitable work. He is counted among the most successful movie stars of the Indian and as well as world cinema.
Salman is a favorite among people as he promotes new talent and had introduced many to the industry. Launched many star kids and doesn’t hesitate in guiding them. This makes his popularity unmatched and fanbase unparallel. Salman’s life has always been a topic of interest for the media be it his movies or his marriage and he had done well to keep the fan and the media curious all the time.
Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
- Dabangg Khan
- Rambo of India
- The Sylvester Stallone of India
- Controversial Khan
- Tiger Khan
- The Tiger of Bollywood
- Muscle Khan
- Supreme Khan
- Blockbuster Star
- Robin Hood 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, Dancer), Atul Agnihotri (Brother-in-law) (Actor, Producer & Director), Aayush Sharma (Brother-in-law) (Actor), Arhaan Khan (Nephew) (Star Child)
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 a former Bollywood actress and current model and journalist from Pakistan.
- Neelam Kothari – RUMOR
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – Winner of Miss World, 1994. Salman and Aishwarya acted together in the 1999 blockbuster film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and is the reason for 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 (or Zareen Khan) came, then, after Katrina. They acted together in the 2010 film “Veer”.
- Claudia Ciesla (2009) – RUMOR
- 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 whom he was secretly dating by the end of the year 2014. Salman has a variety in terms of religions in his home. His dad is Pathan, his mom is Hindu, his second mom is Roman Catholic (Christian), his 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, Realme smartphones, FRSH Perfumes by Salman Khan, 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
- Favorite Cricketer – Yuvraj Singh
- Favorite Singers – Sunidhi Chauhan and Sonu Nigam
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 to 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.
- Baazigar was initially offered to him which he denied because Abbas-Mustan denied the changes offered by Salman’s father Salim Khan.
- He had turned down Viccky Arora’s role in the movie Yalgaar.
- Removing the shirt onscreen is Salman’s trademark style.
- He has trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder for a long time and is constantly under the doctor’s supervision.
- Salman is a good painter and a passionate photographer. He has painted the Jai Ho poster.
- Salman Khan has stopped driving his car after the ‘car accident of September 28, 2002’.
- 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 the 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.
- In March 2021, he received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
- In 2021, he donated INR 1,500 to 25,000 Bollywood workers in the middle of the second wave of coronavirus. Earlier, he had distributed food packets.
- Salman didn’t participate in the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in 2021 as he was busy shooting for Tiger 3 in Russia, Turkey, and Austria.
- In 2021, Salman had sued the video game “Selmon Bhai” and its developer company Parody Studios Pvt Ltd as the game was based on his hit-and-run case from 2002. Salman ultimately won the case and the court ordered the game owner to take it down from various online play stores.
- In October 2021, Salman Khan renewed the rent agreement, according to which he was paying INR 8.25 lakhs monthly rent for the 17th and 18th floors of Bandra’s Maqba Heights which was owned by Baba Siddique and Zeeshan Siddique. This duplex was to be used as a ‘writer’s pad’ by his firm Salman Khan Ventures Pvt Ltd.
- In October 2021, Salman unveiled GARI, which is India’s First Crypto Token of short video application Chingari. He also launched GARI NFT Marketplace where he was exclusively selling his Video NFTs.
- In December 2021, Salman had rented his 758-square feet, Mumbai-based apartment in Shiv Asthan Heights for INR 95,000 per month. The apartment was located on the 14th floor. The agreement was made for 33 months with INR 2.85 lakhs as a security deposit.
- Just a day before his birthday, in December 2021, he was bit by a non-venomous snake thrice on his hand while he was in his farmhouse in Panvel. He was hospitalized for nearly 6 hours.
- He had reportedly charged INR 130 crores for Tiger Zinda Hai 2.
- In early 2022, his sister Arpita Khan had purchased a new apartment in Khar West, Mumbai for 10 crores.
- In connection with the blackbuck killing case, Salman was threatened by gangster Lawrence Bishnoi in 2018 who is the prime accused in Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder which happened in May 2022.
- In June 2022, he and his father Salim received a threat letter from an unknown person and an FIR was then filed against that same unknown person by Bandra Police.
- Salman had hosted IIFA Awards 2022.
- At IIFA Awards 2022, Salman revealed that once actor Suniel Shetty had helped him when he didn’t have money. Salman had visited Shetty’s shop and could afford only a pair of jeans. However, Shetty gifted him a shirt and also a pair of boots which Salman wanted to buy.
- In August 2022, Salman was seen in a bulletproof Toyota Land Cruiser car worth INR 1.50 crore after he received death threats. He had also sought and received a gun license.
- In the film Tiger 3, in a scene where Shah Rukh Khan‘s Pathaan character is introduced with Salman’s Tiger, producer Aditya Chopra and director Maneesh Sharma took 6 months to plan it so that the viewers could enjoy and appreciate it.
- In March 2023, it came to public knowledge that Salman was collaborating with filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, who runs Rajshri Productions, for the 5th time to make a film tentatively named Prem Ki Shadi. The last time they had collaborated was for 2015’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
- In the 1990s, Salman had sent a marriage proposal to Juhi Chawla‘s father for marrying her. But, her father rejected the offer without giving any reason. Later, in 1995, Juhi married businessman Jay Mehta.
- In March 2023, gangster Lawrence Bishnoi revealed that Salman had offered money to the community leaders after poaching a blackbuck. However, they declined it.