Before we list out the Salman Khan unknown facts, let know a bit more about the superstar.
Who Is Salman Khan?
Salman Khan is an Indian (Bollywood) film actor, film producer, TV host, Singer and one of the biggest star in India. The actor is one of the richest and highest paid actors in the Hindi cinema industry. 54 years old Sallu Bhai is the most eligible bachelor in Asia. Salman has so many nicknames: Mamu, One Man Army, Controversial Khan, Tiger Salman, The Tiger of Bollywood, Muscle Khan, Bhaijaan, Sallu and more.
Sallu started his career with a supporting role in ‘Biwi Ho To Aisi’ in 1988. He has become famous after he played a romantic lead actor role in ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’. This film was a huge hit and collects ₹28 crore income from ₹2 crore budget.
Sallu was born on December 27, 1965, Indore, India. He was born to screenwriter, Salim Khan, and his first wife Sushila Charak. Film actress Helen is Salman’s stepmother. Salman is the elder brother of actor, director Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan. Salman also has two younger sisters: Arpita Khan and Alvira Khan Agnihotri. [Click To Know More About Salman Khan]
Salman Khan Unknown Interesting Facts
Below is unknown facts about Sallu Bhai. We will update more day after day. All information are collected from various sites, TV news, TV shows, and others.
By birth, his real name Is “Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan”.
He is the eldest son of screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Sushila Charak. Salim Khan married two times. His first wife is Sushila Charak and 2nd wife is a film actress, Helen. Helen and Salim together don’t have any child.
Salman has two bothers, Aarbaz Khan and Sohail Khan; and two sisters Alvira Khan and Arpita Khan. Arpita Khan was adopted by Salim Khan and Helen.
Bhaijaan finisher his school from St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra. Then he started his college at St.Xavier’s College and dropout. He only have a school passed certificate.
27Wanna be a Writer
Salman wanted to be a writer. At the career start, he wrote some movie stories along with his father. the story of “Baaghi: A Rebel for Love” was Salman’s idea and he was given credit for this in the movie. Movies like Deewar, Sholay and more he wrote along with his father Salim Khan.
Salman Khan always wears a bracelet. His father gives him the bracelet after signing his first film.
Dabang Khan enters Bollywood with a supporting role in Biwi Ho To Aisi in 1988. After that, in ‘Maine Pyar Kiya(1989)‘, he played the lead role as a romantic actor. That film was a huge hit.
24First Filmfare Award
Kick Star Sallu earned his first Filmfare awards as ‘Best Male Debut’ for his 2nd film(1st as lead role) ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ in 1990. He also nominated ‘Best Actor’ for Maine Pyar Kiya.
Sallu won total 72 awards from 150 total nominations.
22Srk Vs Sallu
Blockbuster Khan debut in Bollywood with a supporting role in 1988 film ‘Biwi Ho To Aisi’. Srk also debuts with a supporting role in the 1992 film ‘Deewana’. Although Srk was 4 years junior then Salman, Salman earned total 72 awards but Srk earned total 97 awards.
21Maine Pyar Kiya Facts
His 2nd film(1st as lead role) Maine Pyar Kiya(1989) was one of the highest grossing films that time with total ₹28 crore (INR) collection from ₹2 crore budget.
20Box Office Khan
Sallu is one of the commercially successful actors in Bollywood. His total 75 films(include ‘Tubelight’ and ‘Sultan’) collects ₹3000 crore(INR) in India(worldwide collection not included).
Sallu was offered Baazigar before Shahrukh. However, Salman Khan doesn’t like to play negative/villain roles so he rejected it.
18Judwaa Film Fact
According to Govinda, the film Judwaa (1997) was actually his film. While giving an interview to Bollywood Hungama Govinda revealed that, David Dhawan directorial Judwaa (1997) was actually his film and it had already begun when Salman Khan approached him and took over the project. He also stated that He shares a good bond with Salman’s family.
In 2011, Sallu started a ‘Salman Khan Being Human (SKBH)’ production company. In 2014, He started another production company ‘Salman Khan Films(SKF)’.
salman Khan is the 2nd most rich actor in Bollywood. His net worth is around $400 Million(US)/ ₹2500 core (INR).
15Highest Paid Actor
Robin Hood Khan is the highest paid actor in Bollywood with charges per film ₹50-60 core (INR), Per ad ₹5-10 crore (INR) and ₹10-12 crore for hosting(he takes ₹11 crore per episode for big boss 11).
14Highest Fan Following
Although Bhaijaan is not so much active on his social media, has so much fan following on Facebook(35 million+), Twitter(32 million+), and Instagram(15 million+). The follower count is highest among all other superstars in India. He has 35 million fans on facebook which is millions of upper then SRK, Amitabh, and other superstars.
Salman runs “Being Human” a non-profit charity organization, which sells T-shirts and other products and the profit from this directly goes to charity. Profit from ‘SKBH’ production is also going to charity.
Although he lives in the galaxy apartment, has a 150-acre Farmhouse in Panvel which include several Bungalows, a swimming pool, and gym. Sallu and his friends and family go there to enjoy their time.
Sallu was accused of hit and run case in 2002, Blackbuck hunting and Arms Act violations cases in 1998 and harassing Aishwarya Rai in 2002.
95 Years Sentences
On 5 April 2018, Salman found guilty in Blackbuck Poaching case and sentenced to five years in jail and also fined Khan 10,000 rupees (£109). Due to IndianExpress reports, Khan has been granted bail on the condition that he will have to produce two sureties worth Rs 25,000 each and a personal bail bond of Rs 50,000. The sentence has been suspended until the hearing of the actor’s appeal against the conviction.
8Statue On Madame Tussaud’s Museum
Salman has a wax statue in London’s Madame Tussaud’s Museum.
7Sallu and Shah Rukh Fight
Bhaijaan and Shahrukh Khan fight on Katrina Kaif’s Birthday party some years ago. In 2014, they patch up the fight and now they are good friends.
6Gift From SRK
After Shah Rukh Khan made a cameo in Salman Khan’s ‘Tubelight’, the Bollywood ‘Bhai’ is set to return the favor and also make a special appearance in his next dwarf film being directed by Anand L Rai. It has now been reported that the Badshah of Bollywood has gifted Sallu a luxury car as a thank you gift.
5Fight With Vivek
4Fight With Arijit Singh
In 2016, in an award show which was hosted by Salman Khan and Aritij was came to stage to collect an award. When Arijith come to stage Salman simply said “so rahe the kya?” and Arijith answered, “aap logo ne sula diya yar“. Salman won’t takes it simply.
3Slapped Ranvir Kapoor
Salman stated that he doesn’t watch Katrina’s films.
Salman’s first film ‘Biwi Ho To Aisi’ released in 1988 when he was 28 years old. Fact is that did you know ‘Alia Bhat’ was born in 1993.
There are all interesting unknown facts about Salman Khan. I will update the list after year goes by. Please comment below if you think I missed any interesting facts about Sallu Bhai.