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Salman Khan

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Salman Khan

Salman Khan is a famous Bollywood actor. Four of his movies has crossed the Rs. 100 crore mark in box office collections.

Personal Biography

In July 08, he is provided with additional security after Indian Mujahideen threatened Bollywood actors and industralists soon after the Ahmedabad serial blasts.

Cars

In October 2009, Salman bought a BMW X6 Activity Coupe(Xdrive30d) for Rs. 75 Lakhs.

Charity - Being Human - The Salman Khan Foundation

Being Human is the charity organization run by Salman. It works for the cause of underprivileged children, focusing on the areas of education and healthcare.

Born out of his philanthropic initiative, Salman Khan’s Being Human brand has achieved sales of over Rs. 179 crore in 2013, its first calendar year after launch. Being Human is a clothing and fashion line. The royalties out of sales will support the education and healthcare initiatives of the foundation.

Hard Work

Salman Khan said that he believes in hard work and is not after setting any records. After the success of ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, Salman is working hard on his next film ‘Dabangg 2’ which is being produced by his brother Arbaaz Khan.

Presence in Social Networking Sites

Salman Khan regularly connects with his fans in social networking sites Twitter and Facebook. His handle on both Twitter and Facebook is ‘Being Salman Khan’. On September 14, 2012 Salman Khan has joined Facebook and has received more than 2 million likes in a few hours. Salman Khan has more than 2.6 million followers on Twitter as on September 2012. His decision to join Facebook came as there are a number of fake Facebook Salman Khan pages.

50th Birthday

Salman Khan will celebrate his 50th birthday on 27 December 2015. A new biography of the actor "Being Salman" detailing personal life and family lineage will be released. The book authored by Delhi-based journalist Jasim Khan, will be published by Penguin India.

Professional Biography

Salman Khan has acted in a number of Bollywood movies and is one of the leading actor in the Indian film industry. He has made his acting debut in Bollywood in 1988 with the movie ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’. He has generated a huge fan base with his hit films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Dabangg, Ek Tha Tiger, Kick, Bajrangi Bhaijaan etc.

Television appearance

He made his first television appearance in the show Dus ka Dum in June 2008.

Salman Khan is also the host of the reality tv show Bigg Boss 6 which will go on air on October 7, 2012.

Movies / Filmography

  • Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) - Debut movie, played the role of Prem Chaudhary
  • Hum Aapke Hain Koun
  • Hum Saath Saath Hain
  • Yuvraaj (2008), as Deven Yuvvraaj, a struggling musician
  • Main Aur Mrs Khanna as Samir Khanna
  • Veer (2010)
  • Dabangg - Crossed Rs. 100 crore in box office collections
  • Ready - Crossed Rs. 100 crore in box office collections
  • Bodyguard - Crossed Rs. 100 crore in box office collections
  • Ek Tha Tiger (2012) - Crossed Rs. 100 crore in box office collections
  • Dabangg 2 (2013) - Produced by Arbaaz Khan
  • Ek Tha Tiger
  • Kick
  • Sher Khan (2013)
  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • Untitled movie - Direction by Sajid Nadiadwala, Screenplay by Chetan Bhagat

Bodyguard

The movie Bodyguard was released in August 2011. The movie opened with high opening collections, but could not maintain the pace to break the collection records held at that time by Aamir Khan’s ‘3 Idiots’. Bodyguard is Salman Khan’s third film to cross the Rs. 100 crore mark in box office collections.

Ek Tha Tiger

Ek Tha Tiger was released in August 2012, a year after his blockbuster movie Bodyguard. The movie went on to beat box office collection records in Bollywood.

Highest Taxpayer

Salman Khan has emerged as the highest taxpayer in Bollywood in September 2012. His latest film, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ is just one of his four movies which crossed the Rs. 100 crore mark in boxoffice collections and is closing on the Rs. 200 crore mark. Salman Khan has paid Rs. 8 crore in advance tax for the July-September quarter in 2012. He paid Rs. 5 crore during the same period an year ago.

Compared to Salman Khan, the other leading actors in the Bollywood industry has paid much lesser advance taxes. Katrina Kaif has paid Rs. 2.6 crore, Shahrukh Khan paid Rs. 5 crore, Akshay Kumar has paid Rs. 7.5 crore and Aamir Khan Rs. 3.25 crore.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Comments / Negative criticism

Popular acting roles / movie scenes

  • Romanic scene featuring Kareena and Salman Khan at the 125th floor of a Melbourne hotel in Main Aur Mrs Khanna

Fashion shows

Salman Khan says walking the ramp was not as easy as acting.

Controversies

Hit-and-run case

Salman Khan was alleged to have run over a group of people sleeping outside a bakery on the pavement in Mumbai’s suburban Bandra on September 28, 2002. The actor was reportedly in an inebriated state at the time of accident. One person was killed and four others were injured in the accident. Lawyers for Salman Khan said the actor was not driving at the time of accident.

On December 5, 2013 the court had ordered a fresh trial on the ground that the witnesses had not been examined in the context of aggravated charge of culpable homicide, which was invoked against the actor midway through the proceedings. The charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder attracts a 10-year sentence.

In an Mumbai court, two eyewitnesses of the incident Muslim Sheikh and Munnu Khan told the court that the actor was behind the wheel when he allegedly run over the people. The witnesses said that the actor was so drunk that he fell down after he got out of the car and fled the scene.

Salman Khan's police bodyguard Ravindra Patil died during the trial in 2007.

On 6 May 2015, the Mumbai Sessions court has announced its verdict and sentenced to Salman Khan to five years in jail. He was found guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. Salman Khan could approach Bombay High Court for bail.

On 16 November 2015, Salman Khan filed an application before Justice A R Joshi of Bombay High Court seeking examination of his friend and singer Kamaal Khan. On 30 November 2015, the judge denied the application and refused to summon Kamaal.

On 10 December 2015, the Bombay High Court has acquitted Salman Khan in the hit and run case.

Case related to Chori Chori Chupke Chupke

In March 2010, he appeared before a special court in Mumbai as a prosecution witnesses in a 10-year-old case of the movie.

1998 Chinkara poaching case

Salman was found guilty of poaching the Chinkara at Ujiyala Bhakhar near Ghoda Farm in 1998 while shooting for the film Hum Saath Saath Hain. He is charged with poaching two Chinkaras at Ujiyala Bhakhar near Ghoda Farm. Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan, Satish Shah, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam Kothari have been acquitted in the case. Salman was convicted on April 10, 2006 and the court imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on him. He is released on bail in August 31, 07. Salman had filed the review petition against the District and Session Court’s verdict of August 24 in which the court had rejected his appeal in the Ghoda Farm Chinkara poaching case and upheld five year imprisonment awarded to him by the lower trial court. Salman has also been sentenced to a year’s imprisonment in another poaching case at Bhawad. In October 07, he is asked to appear before principal bench of the Rajasthan High Court here today in connection with the case.

Politics

Salman Khan supported and campaigned for the Congress part in 2009 Indian general elections. He supported and campaigned the Congress candidate from the Unnao Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh. He also campaigned for the veteran actor and Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) candidate from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat Vinod Khanna. On April 13, 2010, he campaigned for Milind Deora of the Congress Party.

Thousands of fans gathered at a road show to catch a glimpse of Salman as he campaigned in Bhandara region for Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel.

Salman says Dr. Manmohan Singh is the best candidate for Prime Ministership followed by Rahul Gandhi.

Other professional information

Other information

  • Salman Khan says he likes Preity Zinta’s bubbly nature and her demeanor.

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