Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan Born 27 December 1965 is an Indian film actor, producer, occasional singer and television personality.
In a film career spanning over thirty years, Khan has received numerous awards, including two National Film Awards as a film producer, and two Filmfare Awards for acting.
He has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide, and is cited in the media as one of the most commercially successful actors of both world and Indian cinema. According to the Forbes 2018 list of Top-Paid 100 Celebrity Entertainers in world, Khan was the highest ranked Indian with 82nd rank with earnings of $37.7 million. He is also known as the host of the reality show, Bigg Boss since 2010.
The eldest son of screenwriter Salim Khan, Khan began his acting career with a supporting role in Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988), followed by a leading role in Maine Pyar Kiya (1989). Khan continued in Bollywood in the 1990s with roles in several productions, including the romantic drama Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), the action thriller Karan Arjun (1995), the comedy Biwi No.1 (1999), and the family drama Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999). After a brief period of decline in the 2000s, Khan achieved greater stardom in the 2010s by playing the lead role in successful action films like Dabangg (2010), Ready (2011), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Kick (2014), Sultan (2016) and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017). Forbes included him in their 2015 list of Top-Paid 100 Celebrity Entertainers in world; Khan tied with Amitabh Bachchan for No. 71 on the list, both with earnings of $33.5 million.
Khan made his acting debut with the 1988 film Biwi Ho To Aisi, which saw him play a supporting role. He went on to play the leading role in Sooraj R. Barjatya’s romantic family drama Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), which become one of the highest-grossing Indian films at the time. It earned him his first nomination for a Best Actor at Filmfare along with a nomination for Best Male Debut at the same ceremony; the latter was awarded to Barjatya. Maine Pyar Kiya was dubbed in English as When Love Calls, in Spanish as Te Amo, and in Telugu as Prema Paavuraalu.
1990 saw one film release starring Khan; Baaghi: A Rebel for Love, a box office success, followed by three moderately successful films in 1991, Patthar Ke Phool, Sanam Bewafa, and Kurbaan. The same year, Khan went on to co-star with Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit for the romantic drama Saajan.
|Full Name||Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 45 Inches
– Waist: 35 Inches
– Biceps: 17 Inches
1990: Best Male Debut for Maine Pyaar Kiya
1999: Best Supporting Actor for Kuch Kuch Hota HaiNational Film Awards
2012: Best Children’s Film for Chillar Party
2016: Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honours, and achievements to his name.
|Date of Birth||27 December 1965|
|Age (as in 2019)||54 Years|
|Birthplace||Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai (he spent his childhood at 21, Palasia in Indore & Gwalior)|
|School(s)||• Scindia School, Gwalior
• St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra, Mumbai
|College||St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||College Drop-Out|
|Religion||He identifies himself as both Hindu and Muslim; he says “I’m Hindu and Muslim both. I’m Bharatiya (an Indian). My father is Muslim and my mother is Hindu.|
|Ethnicity||Mixed (mainly Pathan)|
|Address||Galaxy Apartments, Bandstand, Bandra, Mumbai|
|Food||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 those, he loves biryani and kebabs and other Mughlai and North-Indian delicacies
|Actor(s)||Hollywood: Sylvester Stallone
Bollywood: Dilip Kumar, Govinda
|Singer(s)||Sunidhi Chauhan and Sonu Nigam|
|Restaurant||China Garden, Mumbai|
|Colour(s)||Black, White, Grey|
|Dessert||Sitaphal ice cream|
|Cricketer(s)||Sachin Tendulkar, Imran Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra|
|Song||‘Jab Hum Jawan’ by Shabbir Kumar|
|Car(s)||BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Land Cruiser|
|Outfit(s)||Tight jeans & T-Shirts|
|Fashion Brand(s)||Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace|
|Film Director||Sooraj Barjatya|