Salman Khan’s popularity has never decreased among the masses. Right from the year(1988), he made his debut with “Biwi Ho To Aisi” the actor has gathered a huge fan following. People go crazy after watching him remove his shirt especially. The actor has made it to the Forbes‘ list of World’s Highest-Paid Actors. He may be still single but people respect him for his generosity and helpful nature. There are many actors in Bollywood like Hrithik Roshan who have received training under “Bhaijaan” before they made it big in tinsel town.
1. Salman Khan’s love for cooking
Salman Khan loves doing different things and he enjoys experimenting with things that he doesn’t know but definitely wants to learn. Recently he decided to take up cooking as his new craze. After being an actor, producer, and singer his fans never really thought that he had a liking for cooking as well. But now its a secret no more that Salman Khan would not mind cooking some dishes for his friends and family.
Take a look at the actor’s picture in the pink city Jaipur as he adding chili powder to a gravy dish.
2. The reason behind the typical back flaunting entry in a film
In almost all the Salman Khan films there is one thing that continues to remain the same, his back entry as he is introduced in the film. This first look is termed as a trend by his first director and the actor too loves it this way. Therefore he has decided to stick to this pose as it has become iconic over the years.
3. Craze for photography
Wherever the superstar goes for shooting or even for recreation he never forgets to take his camera along. Salman loves clicking beautiful pictures and his love for photography is immense. He feels that every moment that he lives should be captured as a memory which he can treasure for a lifetime.
4. His obsession with what colors he wears
There are certain colors that Salman Khan becomes completely obsessed with. His favorite color is red and notably, he goes so crazy with his love for a certain color that he ends up wearing it for every occasion. Keeping in mind this fact the actor loves shopping on his own and generally buys clothes of similar color. He also convinces others that there is a shade different and all his clothes carry different colors.
5. Salman Khan’s decision to reduce the budget for his films
Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan now wants to shed away his lover boy image and not just that the actor is also particular about the projects that his company is being associated with. He plans to reduce the budget for his films as this could bring in better box office returns. The movie “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” was shot in a matter of 200 days and he plans to keep a tighter schedule for his upcoming projects. Salman Khan’s own production company name is Salman Khan Being Human Productions. He launched another production company by the name SKF in 2014 which stands for Salman Khan Films.
6. His love for food and feeding others is commendable
When it comes to food, Salman Khan does follow a strict diet which is high in protein. He shares that his all-time favorite dish is yellow dal prepared by his mom. Apart from that, he loves eating very simple food like rajma, chawal, and roti.
His love for food is not limited to himself alone. He is said to be the most dildar of all the actors when it comes to food. He believes in being responsible for providing food for everyone shooting with him in his films. At one instance he had flown in his cook at one the places where he was shooting as the entire crew wanted to indulge in a tasty biryani.
7. Painting adds another feather to the actor’s hat
Painting is one such hobby which Salman Khan has taken a way to seriously. His paintings have been bought by Aamir Khan for his home decor. While shooting for his film “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”, the actor had painted the houses in Kajrat as part of the Swachh Bharat campaign.
8. Salman Khan as a writer
He has written the scripts for Veer and Chandramukhi. He may not be able to compete with his father Salim Khan but the actor does have a niche for writing. He has always carried a very strong and emotional bond with his father.
9. Lucky charm for Salman
The turquoise stone bracelet is what we have seen Salman Khan wearing at all times. He considers this bracelet as his lucky charm. This bracelet is what has made the actor where he stands today as per him.
10. Fascination for soaps
The “Maine Pyar Kiya” actor loves collecting soaps especially the natural and mildly fragrant ones. Wherever he may go he doesn’t forget buying more soaps and add them to his existing collection.
11. The superstar to donate his Bajrangi Bhaijaan’s earnings
Salman Khan has officially declared over donating his earnings from Bajrangi Bhaijaan for social causes. The actor himself is upfront over supporting anything that he can do for the betterment of the society.
12. Niche for making accurate predictions
Not many would be aware that Salman Khan is very good at making an exact and accurate prediction about his movies. When the actor was offered Bajrangi Bhaijaan, his dates were already blocked with other upcoming projects but he canceled all of them and decided to start with Bajrangi and the film ended up becoming a super blockbuster film.
13. Burns money to celebrate Diwali
As a child, the “Dabangg” actor had a unique way of celebrating Diwali. Instead of burning crackers, the superstar would burn money. At one time he burned the entire salary of his father Salim Khan on Diwali. But his father did not scold him and explained to him about the importance of money. This learning has stayed with him even today.
14. Unique name given to his horses
Salman Khan has two horses by the name of Bajrangi and Bhaijaan, these names coincide with his biggest blockbuster movie “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”.
15. Salman Khan and his pet dogs
Salman Khan’s love for his pet dogs is unending. He feels that spending time with his dogs helps him to relax and unwind from his busy schedule. The names of his dogs are Myson, Myjaan, Mowgli, Saint, Veer, and My love.
16. His past relationships
The actor is a dedicated bodybuilder and continues to remain single despite getting into several relationships. Some of the Bollywood actresses like Somy Ali, Katrina Kaif, Aishwarya Rai and Sangeeta Bijlani did come close to this actor but none of the affairs were successful.
17. In Forbes list of Highest Paid Celebrity 100, Salman Khan stands at 71st rank. With a total estimated earning of $37 million, his net worth has been estimated at $210 million.
18. No intimate or lip lock scenes
Even after doing so many films, the actor has refrained from performing any lip lock or intimate scenes. His movie continues to be family films which audiences wait to watch.
19. To fatwas have been issued against him
There are two fatwas which have been issued against Salman Khan. One is in relation to his wax statue at Madame Tussauds and the second one is for his presence at the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. The actor holds great respect for each religion and has never stood against them.
20. Salman Khan’s fans can watch his films any number of times. The day on which his films are released leads to a house full at most of the movie theaters. He is the only actor who has five back to back 100 crore films. The name of the films is Dabangg(2010), Dabangg 2(2012), Bodyguard(2011), Ready(2011) and Ek Tha Tiger(2012).
21. Salman Khan and his lavish properties
There are two other lavish properties that Salman Khan owns apart from the house that he lives in. One is a farmhouse in Panvel and the other is an apartment in Hydra Towers, Jumeirah Village, Dubai.
22. Though the actor has friendly relations with almost everyone in the film industry he definitely has his set of choices when it comes to his favorites. Salman Khan’s favorite actor and actress are Sylvester Stallone and Hema Malini.
23. There may be many cars which Salman may own but out of all of them he loves driving BMW, Mercedes and Land Cruiser cars.
24. Salman Khan’s fans have opened a restaurant named Bhaijaanz in Mumbai. The restaurant all favorite dishes which Salman Khan loves to indulge in. The dishes in the menu have been decided by Tabrez Sheikh, former chef of Radisson London.
25. In media, Salman Khan is popularly referred to as “Blockbuster Khan”, “Tiger of Bollywood” and “Box office king”. Despite some occasional quarrels with some media personnel, the star continues to rule everyone’s heart.
26. Every communication that Salman Khan does with anyone is face to face. He does not have a mail id and he feels that it is better to pick the phone and tell the other person what you have to say instead of writing a mail.
27. Salman Khan is listed among the “Most Handsome Men” in People’s list among other stars. The actor with his enviable physique still continues to be popular all around the world.
28. The Being Human superstar is totally away from bitching and gossiping. Even during the days when he was on not so friendly terms with Shahrukh Khan he avoided any bad talks against the actor.
29. He has always shared a strong bond with his brothers Arbaaz and Sohail but before anything else his love for his sisters Alvira and Arpita stand on top. He shares a very close relationship with all his siblings.
30. Salman Khan had been a swimming champion and he has also represented India at a number of International events.