Love him or Hate him or Jail him, but Don’t you dare to ignore ‘Salman Khan’
Bollywood’s Only King The Superstar Salman Khan
Salman Khan is the most Lovable, wanted Khan of Bollywood. His fans call him Salman, Sallu, Dabangg Khan,Bhaijaan and also the Khan with a golden heart.
Salman Khan’s real name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan. He gets upset when people call him Sallu and is popular amongst kids.
He is the probably one of the only star to start his own foundation for the kids and the poor. And look what he did – he knows that kids with some sickness or illness won’t go to watch a movie. Prior to the release of ‘Partner’, he had a special screening for the kids! Plus, every kid walked out with a special gift in their hands after the event! Wow, our Salman is truly great!
The actor is popularly known as Prem after the success of Maine Pyar Kiya and he has used the same name for many of his films.
1.Hero Of and For Masses
Salman Khan has inherent and very honest approach of Connecting with Common people, He often interacts with them, care for them and unconditionally Love them while simply loathing pretentious Riches.
Salman, the man with a golden heart, with his Being Human, a non-profit organization , has inspired many of his fans to get involved in charity work. The actor also launched which helps underprivileged children around India get better education.
3.May Not be Greatest Actor but Master of Many Qualities
His father and famous scriptwriter Salim Khan says, “He has all the qualities of a hero — he can fight, he can romance, he can do comedy. I don’t think any director has utilized his potential but I must say that now that is beginning to change. He thinks about his work now and gives it importance. That’s why you saw him at his best in Dabangg.”
4.The macho hero Dabangg ‘Salman Khan’
“I had started missing the macho hero. When my father (Salim Khan) used to write, the heroes used to be the strong and central to the story. I would go to the theater and clap and whistle when I saw the hero on screen,” says Salman.
“The macho hero seems to have vanished. Today’s generation is missing the macho man and I wanted to bring him back on screen. I wanted to make sure people remember the hero when they leave the theater. That’s why I am doing such films,”
Salman Khan is popular with all age groups. The actor has made a mark for himself in Bollywood. He is one actor who doesn’t bother about Box Office reports, but considers his fans as his biggest assets. Salman has always been appreciated for his simplicity. He is one of the few actors, who made it to People magazine’s list for being one of the most handsome men ever in the world. He thrilled his fans with his undying charm and bindaas attitude.
6.Launching and Revival Pad for the careers of many stars and Superstars
He has helped many stars to achieve what they are today. Himesh Reshammiya, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Sajid-Wajid were brought into the industry thanks to Salman Khan’s help. Even Hrithik Roshan went through training through our Sallu.
Helped Govinda at the time of crisis.Govinda was practically forgotten in our industry, and was written off by the critics and media. However, our Sallu came and saved the day by giving him a hero lead in ‘Partner’. Although he had a role in ‘Bhagam Bhag’, Govinda was wasted in the film, and with ‘Salaam-E-Ishq’, he got appreciated for his role, but this time it flopped at the Box-Office. However, with the big success of ‘Partner’, Govinda got both a huge HIT and also the critics/audience appreciation. Now, Govinda is back in the running. It has also been written that Salman Khan gave Govinda a Mercedez-Benz car when Govinda refused fees from him.
Salman khan’s famous dialogue ‘Ek baar jo maine commitment kardi to main apne aap ki bhi nahi sunta’ is something he implements even in his life. He is known for maintaining his relations and has always gone out of his way to help his friends. Recently, the actor was seen promoting Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 on the sets of Bigg Boss 7. His selflessness makes him popular in Bollywood.
8.The True King of Box-office
Salman Khan, along with Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Akshay Kumar are the only stars to guarantee huge opening at the Box-Office. Salman Khan is one of the few stars to guarantee a huge opening not only in the A centres, but in the B and C centres also. Despite being the huge stars in the likes of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, Dharmendra, and Shah Rukh Khan, our Salman Khan still have more All-Time Blockbusters than any other stars in Bollywood history e.g. ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’ and ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’. The closest star to beat him is Shah Rukh Khan with two All-Time Blockbusters. Also, Salman Khan is one of the few stars to have other records at the Box-Office.
He is one of the few stars to have:
– Four or more releases in one year (1998), and were all HITS – ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hain’, ‘Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya’, ‘Bandhan’, ‘Jab Pyar Kisse Se Hota Hain’
– Top Grossers In One Year (1999) – ‘Biwi No.1’, ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’, ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’
– Most Hits than any other actor in the 90s
9.Flops, Duds don’t affect Salman Khan Status
Ask the distributors – they don’t affect Salman Khan. In fact, it strengths him, and that’s what scores with Salman Khan. Despite giving six straight flops, he is still in the Top 5 according to the trade and that’s remarkable. Yes, it made him drop, but the huge success of ‘Partner’ has put him back in the running. Plus, it has been written that he got a Rs.24 crore film deal. Imagine, if Salman Khan was that bad, would he get that kind of huge offer?
10.We Love him, we adore him, because we can, and we will always.