Salman Khan is undoubtedly the heartthrob of many since his very first film. He has been in the industry for more than 25 years now and still regarded as the top actor. He is part of the ‘Khan’ gang and secures the leading position along with Shah Rukh and Amir Khan. Salman was born on the 27th December’1965 and on his 53rd birthday, here is a look at some of the lesser known facts about our man
Contrary to popular belief, Salman Khan did not make his debut with Maine Pyaar Kiya, his first movie was Biwi Ho To Aisi in which he played Faruk Sheikh’s younger brother. Some other artist dubbed his voice, for the film.
Salman Khan has an obsession with soaps, his bathroom is always stacked with different kinds of soaps. He prefers fruits and vegetable extracts when it comes to soaps.
He suffers from Trigeminal Neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder which is also known as the Suicide Disease.
His real name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
Apart from the plush home he owns in Galaxy Apartments, Salman owns a farmhouse in Panvel, a house in Hydra Towers, and another one Jumeirah Village, Dubai
Salman also has a writer hidden in him; he has penned the scripts for movies like Veer and Chandramukhi
Salman is a talented painter too, he even painted the posters of Jai Ho. Amir Khan’s house is believed to have a lot of paintings made by Salman Khan.
Salman’s favorite actor is Sylvester Stallone and favorite actress is Hema Malini.
There is a restaurant in Mumbai named Bhaijaanz, which was a dedication to Salman by his fans.
Salman is known to give launch pad to many talents in Bollywood. He is the man behind names like Himesh Reshammiya and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He has also launched eight heroines in Bollywood: Bhagyashree in ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, Nagma in ‘Baaghi’, Chandni in ‘Sanam Bewafa’, Bhumika Chawla in ‘Tere Naam’, Sneha Ullal in ‘Lucky’, Zarine Khan in ‘Veer’, Sonakshi Sinha in ‘Dabangg’ and Daisy Shah in ‘Jai Ho’.