Happy Birthday Salman Khan! As the Bollywood “Sultan” is turning 51 today, here are a few interesting facts about this most eligible bachelor on his special day. Just go through them.
Salman's full name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan and is popularly known with other names like Sallu and Bhaijaan among his fans and followers.
If reports are to be believed, Salman's parental ancestors have immigrated to India from Afghanistan.
This “Dabangg” star's debut movie in the lead role, “Maine Pyar Kiya” has a unique record in its kitty. Reports suggest that this love drama became a super hit in foreign markets like Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Peru.
Salman Khan has collaborated with director Kabir Khan three times for “Ek Tha Tiger”, “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and “Tubelight”. Interestingly, all these films run with the reference of foreign countries. Among these, “Ek Tha..” and “Bajrangi...” plots run with the backdrop of Pakistan. According to reports, his upcoming flick “Tubelight” focuses on India's war with China.
Since 2014, Sallu has bagged four back-to-back blockbusters with “Kick” (2014), “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” (2015), “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” (2015) and “Sultan” (2016).
Bhaijaan's blockbuster hit “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” is the first Salman Khan film to enter the Rs 300 crore club and his recent hit “Sultan” is his second film to gross over the same at the BO.
Till now, director Sooraj Barjatya has directed 6 films in his 27-year-old film career. Among them, four films have Salman in the lead role and intriguingly in all four films, Salman's characters name is “Prem”.
Besides acting, Salman has also ventured into movie production with films like “Chillar Party”, “Hero” and “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”. On the other side, he is also a Television host and is greatly doing philanthropic work through his Being Human organisation.
Another most intriguing thing about Sallu Bhai is, he is a decent singer and has crooned for almost 6 songs.
On his special day, we once again wish Salman with more blockbusters ahead.