Salim, Abdul Rashid Salman Khan, is a Hindi film actor, producer, and television personality from India. Khan has received numerous awards during his thirty-year film career, including two National Awards as a film producer and two Filmfare Awards as an actor. The media regard him as one of India’s most commercially successful actors. Forbes named him to their 2015 list of the world’s Top-Paid 100 Celebrity Entertainers. Aside from acting, Khan is a television host and promotes humanitarian causes through his charity, Being Human Foundation. Khan’s personal life is marred by scandal and legal issues.
Salman Khan’s Early Life:
Salman Khan is the eldest son of Salim Khan, a screenwriter, and his first wife, Sushila Charak, who took the name Salma. Khan was raised in both faiths after being born on December 27, 1965, to a Muslim father and a Hindu mother. When Salma and Salim divorced in 1980, and his father married the actress Helen, the children’s relationship with their father deteriorated and was only restored years later. Salman Khan’s paternal great-grandparents were Alakozai Pashtuns from Afghanistan who immigrated to Indore State, Indore Residency, British India, in the mid-1800s; however, Jasim Khan’s biography of the actor states that his ancestors were Yusufzai Pashtuns from Malakand in the Swat valley of North-West Frontier Province, British India.
Salman Khan’s Early Career:
Khan made his acting debut in the 1980s with the film Biwi Ho To Aisi, in which he played a supporting role. He played the lead in Sooraj R. Barjatya’s romantic family drama Maine Pyar Kiya, which became one of India’s highest-grossing films. It earned him his nomination for Best Actor at Filmfare, as well as a nomination for Male Debut at the same ceremony, which went to Barjatya. In 1990, one film starring Khan was released, Baaghi, a box office success, followed by three moderately films in 1991, Patthar Ke Phool and Kurbaan. The following year, Khan co-starred in the romantic drama Saajan alongside Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit.
Salman Khan’s Television Career:
Khan compared 10 Ka Dum in 2008. The show was top-rated and ranked first in India ratings. According to reports, the show assisted Sony TV in regaining third place in Indian television ratings. He hosted the show again in 2009, earning him the Best Anchor Award for 10 Ka Dum in both 2008 and 2009. Khan hosted Bigg Boss 4 in 2010. Because of Khan’s hosting, the show was widely accepted and appreciated, surpassing Amitabh Bachchan’s famous hosting. The Grand Finale episode aired on January 8, 2011, and received a TRP of 6.7, the highest among Indian reality show finales such as Kaun Banega Crorepati, and Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayega, and MasterChef.
Salman Khan’s Net Worth:
Salman Khan’s security at his Galaxy apartment has been beefed up since word of his death threat spread like wildfire on the internet. Salman, who is extremely popular among the general public, is also one of Bollywood’s highest-paid actors. According to a GQ India report, Salman charged Rs 100 crore for his 2016 blockbuster Sultan. The actor also increased his fee for Tiger Zinda Hai, receiving more than Rs 130 crore from YRF for his role in the action-thriller. Apart from his residential Galaxy apartment, Salman, who has a net worth of over Rs 2000 crore, owns a high-rise apartment in Bandra and a farmhouse in Panvel.
Salman Khan’s Assets:
Salman Khan owns several properties in India, but he currently resides at Galaxy Apartments on Byramji Jeejeebhoy Road, Bandstand, Bandra, Mumbai. This apartment building is one of Mumbai’s most well-known landmarks. This house is worth 114 crore Indian rupees in the market. Salman also has a large Farmhouse plot in Panvel. This farmhouse cost him Rs. 80 crores. This farmhouse has a swimming pool, a gym, and a horseback riding area. He also purchased a new apartment in Dubai’s Burj Pacific Tower. Salman Khan has an incredible collection of luxury motorcycles and automobiles. Brands gave him some of his vehicles. In addition, Salman owns the most expensive and luxurious vanity van in Bollywood.
Khan was affiliated with a brand long before he entered the film industry, having advertised for Campa Cola, Limca, Hero Honda, and Double Bull shirts. Even after he became a superstar, he never expressed an interest in promoting himself as a brand, but he was signed by Thums Up in 2002 and stayed with them until their contract expired. Akshay Kumar later replaced Khan. Later, he was the brand ambassador for the soft drink Mountain Dew, with whom he parted ways in December 2010, and he promoted Thums Up once more but again parted ways soon after. He is now a Pepsi brand ambassador. The actor has also collaborated with Kareena Kapoor on a jewelry line called Sangini.