Salman Khan
Indian film actor and television presenter
Salman Khan
Salman Khan is an Indian film actor. He has starred in more than 80 Hindi films. He played leading roles in five consecutive blockbusters including Dabangg, Ready, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger and Dabangg 2. Having done so, he has established himself as a leading actor of Hindi cinema. Salman Khan made his acting debut in Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988).
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How Do You Deal With a Fast Paced Curriculum in School?
Huffington Post - 14 days
What study strategies did you use to manage such a demanding workload across many disciplines at MIT? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Salman-Khan, founder of Khan Academy, on Quora: My best tip is to try to learn the material well before you have to know it in class. Classes move at a fixed paced. This tends to be ok most places since the pace is reasonable. MIT, on the other hand, intentionally keeps the pace much faster as a kind of challenge. That is why is not unusual to see 1600 SATs or Valedectorians fail classes there. I was able to get my first exposure to rigorous classes like multivariable calculus, differential equations, partial differential equations, linear algebra and programming as part of a joint program between my high school and the University of New Orleans. Then when I saw the saw topics (at a more rigorous level) at MIT, it was much ...
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How Will Education Change in the Next Ten Years?
Huffington Post - 15 days
How will education change in the next 10 years? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Salman-Khan, founder of Khan Academy, on Quora: Here is where I see education moving over the next ten years: Mastery Learning First, mastery-learning will become much more mainstream. It is an old idea that you shouldn't have to learn a more advanced topic until you have proficiency in a more basic one. As intuitive as that may seem, when mass public education was introduced about two hundred years ago, it was not practical to allow every student to progress in a personalized way. Instead, students got pushed ahead even when gaps were identified in their learning ("Got a "C" on that basic exponents exam? Too bad. We now have to learn negative exponents.") That process caused students to accumulate gaps until it was debilitating at an upper level class. Now we have the technol ...
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Bollywood icon Salman Khan acquitted of weapons charges
LATimes - about 1 month
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was acquitted Wednesday of illegal possession of weapons, another victory for an Indian movie icon who has been beset by legal problems. Khan was found not guilty in an incident from 1998, when he was accused of poaching two rare blackbucks, a type of antelope, in the...
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New Zealand police back at it again with the epic dancing for Diwali
Yahoo News - 4 months
The New Zealand police force just cannot stop dancing. First they invented the running man challenge, then they began elevator music-making in the new of recruitment. Now? Just breaking out into a couple of fully-choreographed Bollywood routines. Members of the Christchurch Police took to the stage at the Christchurch Diwali Festival of Lights with a move-for-move recreation of dance numbers from popular Bollywood films; and the crowd absolutely loved it. Chris Lynch of News Talk ZB uploaded the footage to Facebook showing the law enforcers taking to the stage to show off their renditions of Salman Khan's "Thana Me Baithe On Duty " from the movie Dabangg and "Baby ko Bass Pasand Hai" from the film Sultan.  The performance made up part of Christchurch's Diwali Festival of Light. Like most dance troupes there was one clear star, but we'll let you decide for yourself who the real stand-out was. It's Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton in 'Epic Rap Battles of History' This guy dropped his pho ...
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Bollywood star Salman Khan causes uproar with rape remark
Fox News - 8 months
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has caused a public uproar by telling reporters that shooting his upcoming movie was so grueling that he felt like a raped woman.
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Bollywood actor Salman Khan prompts outrage over rape remark - 8 months
Bollywood star Salman Khan has sparked outrage on social media after saying workout sessions for his latest film made him feel like a 'raped woman'.
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Trailer For Salman Khan's Drama 'Sultan' Sparks Social Media Frenzy
Forbes - 9 months
If social media reactions to the trailer and teaser trailer of Sultan are reliable barometers of box office results, Salman Khan and producers Yash Raj Films can look forward to formidable business in India and internationally for the wrestling-themed drama.
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The 'Messiah of Math' and Khan Academy come to India
Yahoo News - about 1 year
Popular Youtube phenomenon Salman Khan has inked several deals in India to proliferate his platform amongst low-income students, but detractors still think that the model needs to go beyond worksheet drills.
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Parrikar US visit gives fillip to technology trade - The Hindu
Google News - about 1 year
NDTV Parrikar US visit gives fillip to technology trade The Hindu India and the U.S. have identified 17 new areas for potential cooperation under Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI), a flagship scheme launched in 2012 that aims to enhance bilateral strategic partnership, particularly in high technology. Top 10 news today: Salman Khan verdict, Manohar Parrikar on Donald Trump ...Financial Express Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's US visit: 7 key takeaways from discussion ...Economic Times Monahor Parrikar ducks question on Donald Trump's remarks on MuslimsTimes of India Chandigarh Tribune -Business Standard -New Kerala all 343 news articles »
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Salman Khan, Bollywood Star, Wins Appeal in Hit-and-Run Case
NYTimes - about 1 year
A court in Mumbai overturned an earlier conviction and five-year sentence over allegations that the actor was driving drunk when he ran over five homeless men.
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Fans cheer as Bollywood idol Salman Khan is cleared in India hit-and-run case
LATimes - about 1 year
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was cleared Thursday of running over and killing a homeless man with his car in a case that has captivated India for 13 years. An appeals judge in Mumbai, India’s film capital, tossed out Khan’s conviction for culpable homicide, saying there was insufficient evidence...
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Fans cheer as Bollywood idol Salman Khan is cleared in India hit-and-run case
LATimes - about 1 year
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was cleared Thursday of running over and killing a homeless man with his car in a case that has captivated India for 13 years. An appeals judge in Mumbai, India’s film capital, tossed out Khan’s conviction for culpable homicide, saying there was insufficient evidence...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Salman Khan
  • 2016
    Age 50
    On September 2016, Khan made a statement saying that, "They (Pakistani) are artistes not terrorists.
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    Salman Khan was acquitted in the blackbuck and chinkara poaching cases by the Rajasthan High Court on Monday 24 July 2016.
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    Khan will be collaborating with Kabir Khan after Ek Tha Tiger and Bajrangi Bhaijaan for Tubelight, a film on political backdrop co-starring his brother Sohail Khan and chinese actress Zhu Zhu as his second release of 2016.
    More Details Hide Details He has also confirmed to reprise the role of 'Tiger' in Ek Tha Tiger sequel, Tiger Zinda Hai, opposite Katrina Kaif. In 2011, he launched his own production company called SKBH Productions (Salman Khan Being Human Productions). Money which will be generated from film productions will be donated to Being Human. First film made under the banner was kids entertainer Chillar Party, which went on to win 3 National Awards, for Best Children's film, Best Original Screenplay and Child Artist's Award. SKBH Productions next film will be Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho remake directed by Mahesh Manjrekar.
    Khan's first film of 2016, yet again another Eid release, Sultan directed by Ali Abbas Zafar for Yash Raj Films received positive reviews from both critics and public breaking several box-office records.
    More Details Hide Details The film opened on an average of 70% audience occupancy and grossed approximately on its opening day. The film also collected another on its first weekend, bringing its total first week collections to an approximate of. By the end of its second week, the film had grossed an estimated and later became the second film of Khan to nett over 300 crores. As of 9 August, the film grossed worldwide.
  • 2015
    Age 49
    On 25 July 2015, Khan made a number of tweets from his Twitter account in support of the 1993 Bombay bombings accuse Yakub Memon.
    More Details Hide Details Memon was scheduled to be executed, before which Khan made his tweets. Khan said that Yakub's brother, Tiger Memon should be hanged instead. He also asked the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif to confirm "whether the mob boss is in his country." The tweets sparked protests outside his house where police had to be deployed, and was criticised in the social media and from his father, Salim Khan. Following these incidents, Khan withdrew his tweets and apologised.
    In December 2015, Khan was acquitted of all charges from this case, due to lack of evidence.The Supreme Court on Tuesday July 5, 2016 admitted a plea by the Maharashtra government that challenged the acquittal of Salman Khan in this hit-and-run case by the Bombay High Court. The court refused to fast-track the case. His relationship with actress Aishwarya Rai was a well publicized topic in the Indian media. After their break-up in March 2002, Rai accused him of harassing her.
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    Later on same day, Salman Khan, being represented by Senior Counsel Amit Desai was granted bail by the Bombay High Court till 8 May 2015, on which the court suspended his prison sentence until the final appeal hearing in July.
    More Details Hide Details His driver Ashok Singh, who had given the testimony that it was him who was driving the car at the time of accident, was charged with perjury for misguiding the Court with false testimony and was arrested. The kidnapping and eventual death of prime witness Police Constable Ravindra Patil remains a mystery, with some suspecting the involvement of organised crime.
    On 6 May 2015, Khan was found guilty of all charges in the case.
    More Details Hide Details The Bombay Sessions Court concluded that Salman Khan was driving the car under the influence of alcohol causing the death of one and serious injury to four homeless persons. Sessions judge DW Deshpande convicted the actor for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and sentenced him to five years in prison.
    Khan was ranked the second "Most Googled Indian of 2015" and first among Bollywood actors.
    More Details Hide Details On April 24 2016 Indian Olympic Association appointed the actor as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Khan has been the subject of several controversies, including certain legal troubles. On 28 September 2002, Khan was arrested for rash and negligent driving after his car ran into a bakery in Mumbai; one person who was sleeping on the pavement outside the bakery died and three others were injured in the mishap. Charges of culpable homicide were laid against him, but later dropped. On 24 July 2013, he was formally charged with culpable homicide in the case, to which he pleaded not guilty.
    He regularly features in listings of the most influential people in Indian culture, and in 2015 he ranked ahead of US President Barack Obama in the list of The Most Admired Personalities of India.
    More Details Hide Details In September 2015, a leading magazine declared him "The Most Attractive Personality" in India. He also became the only actor to collect over domestic net in a single year in India.
    According to the Forbes 2015 list of 'Celebrity 100: The World's Top-Paid Entertainers 2015', Khan was the highest ranked Indian in 71st rank with earnings of $33.5 million.
    More Details Hide Details Salman Khan was ranked seventh in Forbes's first global list of highest-paid actors in the world, with earnings of US$33.5 million, which placed him higher than such Hollywood actors as Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Dwayne The Rock Johnson.
    Khan's first film of 2015, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, released on Eid received positive reviews from critics and public and broke several box-office record upon release.
    More Details Hide Details The film set an all time weekend record to collect on its first weekend at domestic box office and became the eighth consecutive film of Salman Khan to gross over 100 crores. The film grossing on its first week beat previous record of PK. Khan's first and become the second Bollywood film after PK to enter 300 club. The film is currently the second highest-grossing Bollywood films in India and worldwide with collection of over 600 crore. Bajrangi Bhaijaan crossed 300 crore in 20 days of its release and became the second highest grosser till date in India, while his second film, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, a Diwali release received mixed reviews from critics and public and broke several box-office record upon release. The film became the ninth consecutive film of Salman Khan to gross over 100 crores. The film grossed ₹1.73 billion (US$27 million) on its first week. As of 25 November, the film collected ₹2.01 billion.with this, khan become only actor to give three back to back movies which collect more than nett domestically. He became the only actor to collect over domestic net in a single year in India.
  • 2014
    Age 48
    Khan topped Forbes India charts for 2014, in terms of both fame and revenues.
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  • 2013
    Age 47
    In August 2013 he was declared as India's Most Searched Celebrity Online.
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  • 2012
    Age 46
    On 24 July 2012, Rajasthan High Court finalized charges against Salman Khan and his other colleagues in the endangered blackbuck killing case, paving way for start of the trial.
    More Details Hide Details On 9 July 2014, Supreme Court issued a notice to Salman on Rajasthan government's plea challenging the HC order suspending his conviction.
  • 2011
    Age 45
    In 2011, 2012 and 2013 he was declared Times of India's Most Desirable Man of #2, #1 and #3 respectivelty.
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    In August 2011, Khan admitted he suffers from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly known as the "suicide disease".
    More Details Hide Details In an interview, he said that he has been quietly suffering it for the past seven years, but now the pain has become unbearable. It has even affected his voice, making it much harsher. In 2004 Khan was ranked as 7th Best looking man in world – People Magazine, USA. In 2008 his lifelike wax statue was installed in London's Madame Tussauds Museum and so in 2012 once again his another wax statue was installed in New York's Madame Tussauds Museum. In 2010 People Magazine, India declared him the Sexiest Man Alive.
    Khan started dating actress Katrina Kaif but after years of speculations, Kaif admitted in an interview in 2011 that she was in a serious relationship with Salman Khan for several years, which ended in 2010.
    More Details Hide Details Sangeeta Bijlani and Somy Ali were also in serious relationship with Khan.
    In 2011, he launched his own production company called SKBH Productions (Salman Khan Being Human Productions).
    More Details Hide Details Money which will be generated from film productions will be donated to Being Human. First film made under the banner was kids entertainer Chillar Party, which went on to win 3 National Awards, for Best Children's film, Best Original Screenplay and Child Artist's Award. In January 2012, Khan offered to pay for releasing around 400 prisoners from around 63 prisons in the state of Uttar Pradesh via his NGO. The prisoners had completed their term but due to economical reasons, they were unable to pay a legal fine for their charges. In July 2015, Khan offered to donate the profits of his most successful film Bajrangi Bhaijaan among the poor farmers all over India. Film’s producers Salman Khan and Rockline Venkatesh both have mutually decided to donate the profits of their film to them. Film's director Kabir Khan and Salman’s sister Alvira Agnihotri met Mahrashtra’s Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse to discuss the same.
  • 2010
    Age 44
    He has also decided to offer Sonu Sood his role in the Hindi remake of Mahesh Manjrekar’s 2010 hit Marathi movie Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho who has lost many offers due to injury happened in CCL while playing.
    More Details Hide Details Salman has decided to mentor his longtime loyal bodyguard Shera’s son as well. Armaan Kohli, who had a failed Bollywood career played a major role with Khan in Sooraj Barjatya' s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. Khan has been involved in several charities during his career. He has started an NGO called Being Human which sells T-shirts and other products online and in stores. A portion of the sales go to a worthy cause supporting the underprivileged. Being Human Foundation is a registered charitable trust set up by Salman Khan for helping the cause of the underprivileged. In its early days, Salman Khan set up and funded the Foundation using his own money. The Foundation has two focus areas: Education and Healthcare. To increase the reach and corpus of the Foundation, Salman Khan has undertaken initiatives such as Being Human Art; Being Human merchandise; and Being Human Gitanjali Gold Coins.
    Later he was the brand ambassador of soft drink Mountain Dew with whom he ended the contract in December 2010. and now he is once again promoting Thums Up.
    More Details Hide Details He has also become the brand ambassador for the travel website,, which also made him a shareholder. He is also the face of the History Channel and the new brand for Suzuki motorcycles, Previously he endorsed Red Tape Shoes and now he is endorsing Relaxo Hawaii Salman Khan is also the brand ambassador of the detergent brand, Wheel He has also appeared for Chlormint, a brand of gum with his brother Sohail Khan. The actor has also done a jewellery brand, Sangini with Kareena Kapoor apart from innerwear brand Dixcy Scott and tablet BlackBerry Playbook. Britannia' s Tiger biscuits is the latest endorsement of Salman. He is also the face of Ranbaxy' s Revital replacing Yuvraj Singh Apart from these brands, he also has Rotomac Pen and SF Sonic Batteries endorsements Now Khan has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Dubai-based fashion label Splash Khan has been signed as the brand ambassador for Astral Poly Technik Ltd, the leading manufacturers of plumbing and drainage systems in the country.
    In 2010 Khan hosted Bigg Boss 4.
    More Details Hide Details The show was widely accepted and appreciated due to Khan's hosting and surpassing the famous hosting of Amitabh Bachchan. According to data available with aMap, a television viewership monitoring agency, the opening episode of Bigg Boss 4 on Colors got a rating of 3.6. Season 3 had average rating of 2.43 while Bigg Boss 1 and Bigg Boss 2 had average ratings of 1.96 and 2.03. While Bigg Boss 1 was anchored by Arshad Warsi, Shilpa Shetty hosted Bigg Boss 2 and Amitabh Bachchan for Bigg Boss 3. The Grand Finale episode on 8 January 2011, received a TRP of 6.7, which was the highest among the finale of other Indian reality shows such as Kaun Banega Crorepati, Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayega, MasterChef and DID –Li’l Masters. Due to high TRP Salman Khan again hosted Bigg Boss 5 along with Sanjay Dutt in 2011 and because of huge acceptance also hosted Bigg Boss 6 and Bigg Boss 7 in 2012 and 2013 respectively. In 2013 Khan hosted the Star Guild Award for the first time. Khan also hosted Bigg Boss 8.
    He next appeared in Bodyguard, a remake of the 2010 Malayalam film of the same name.
    More Details Hide Details The film was not well received by critics, though became a financial success, with a domestic total of 1,409.5 million (US$26 million)—India's highest-earning film of the year. Khan's first release of 2012 was Ek Tha Tiger where he starred opposite Katrina Kaif and act as Indian Spy. The film garnered positive to mixed reactions from critics whilst opening to extremely strong box office collections. The film went on to break the opening day box office record with a collection of and became the second Bollywood film to gross over worldwide behind only 3 Idiots with an eventual gross of. It marks his first association with Yash Raj Films. The film also broke the record of Opening weekend net gross (First 3 Days of Release), Opening week net gross (First 7 Days of Release) and entered 100 crore club in just 5 days of release breaking Salman Khan's own record set by Bodyguard in 7 Days.
    On September 2010, Khan was reported to have claimed during an interview to a Pakistani channel that the 26/11 attacks got a lot of attention because the "elite" were targeted.
    More Details Hide Details During the interview the actor had said: "It was the elite that was targeted this time. Five star hotels and stuff. So they panicked. Then they got up and spoke about it. My question is why not before. Attacks have happened in trains and small towns too, but no one talked about it so much." Khan also said that Pakistan was not to be blamed for it, and that the Indian security forces had failed. Khan's comments had drawn strong reactions from Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Chagan Bhujbal, Shiv Sena, BJP and other political parties. The comments were also condemned by Ujwal Nikam, Special Prosecutor in the 26/11 trial. Khan later apologized for his comments.
    It was later remade in Tamil and Telugu, The film was produced by his brother Arbaaz Khan, and released on 10 September 2010.
    More Details Hide Details It made a record opening at the box office. Dabangg at that time was the second and now the fourth highest-grossing Bollywood film and for his performance, Khan received a Star Screen Award for Best Actor and a Stardust Award for Star of the Year – Male and was nominated for his sixth Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Anupama Chopra from NDTV wrote about his performance, "It's the role of a lifetime and Salman Khan bites into it like a starving man devours a feast. He inhabits it fully, strutting and swaggering and even, spoofing himself." Khan's first release of 2011 was Ready. Upon release, Ready became the second highest opening day grosser, as well as the second highest weekend grossing Bollywood film at that time, after Dabangg. It also held records for being the second highest grossing Bollywood film of 2011.
    His next release, Dabangg was released on Eid, 10 September 2010.
    More Details Hide Details Khan played the role of a fearless cop with comic effect in the film. It opened to generally positive reviews and broke several box-office records upon release. The film set another box office record, grossing 808.7 million in its first week, thus becoming the highest opening week grossing Bollywood film, overtaking the previous record of 3 Idiots. Dabangg went on to gross 2.15 billion worldwide. It is the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2010 and, as of 2012, the fourth highest–grossing Bollywood film of all time. Dabangg went on to win several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.
    Khan's first release of 2010 was Anil Sharma's commercially and critically unsuccessful film Veer.
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  • 2009
    Age 43
    2009 marked a significant turning point in Khan's career.
    More Details Hide Details Starting with Wanted, directed by choreographer turned director Prabhu Deva became a box office success and earned superhit status. In the same year, he appeared in two other films, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna and London Dreams. London Dreams did average business due to the uninspiring music, but Main Aurr Mrs Khanna was a commercial failure.
    Khan hosted the second season of 10 Ka Dum in year 2009 which turned out to be even more successful than his first season as host of the game show in year 2008.
    More Details Hide Details The show got very high TRPs for Sony Entertainment Television and according to reports, the show helped Sony TV regain its third position in the Indian television ratings.
  • 2008
    Age 42
    Khan starred in three films throughout 2008, all of which underperformed.
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  • 2007
    Age 41
    Khan started 2007 with the ensemble film Salaam E Ishq.
    More Details Hide Details His next release Partner performed well at the box office. He next appeared in the Hollywood movie, Marigold: An Adventure in India which told the love story of an Indian man and an American woman.
  • 2006
    Age 40
    Khan's work in 2006 included Jaan-E-Mann and Baabul, however neither of these films were successful in the box office.
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  • 2002
    Age 36
    In 2002 he starred in the delayed release Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam.
    More Details Hide Details For Tere Naam, (2003) Taran Adarsh said of him, "Salman Khan is exceptional in a role that fits him to the T. He breathes fire in sequences that demand uneasiness. But beneath the tough exterior lies a vulnerable person and this facet in particular comes to the fore in the latter reels. His emotional outbursts are splendid " Tere Naam is to date considered Salman Khan's best film with critically acclaimed performance. He subsequently continued his success at the box office, with comedies like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) and No Entry (2005).
  • 2000
    Age 34
    In 2000, Khan acted in films including Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega and Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, which addressed the issue of surrogate childbirth; Khan played the role of a rich industrialist, who hires a surrogate mother after his wife becomes infertile.
    More Details Hide Details Critics noted his turn towards a more serious role, which reportedly had more substance in comparison to his previous roles.
  • 1999
    Age 33
    Khan has never married and his relationships have been of keen interest to the media and his fans. In 1999, he began dating Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai; their relationship was often reported in the media until the couple separated in 2001.
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    In 1999, Khan starred in three films: Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United and Biwi No.1, both were the highest-grossing films that year and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam alongside Aishwarya Rai and Ajay Devgan, which earned another him Best Actor nomination at the Filmfare awards.
    More Details Hide Details The film was a critical and commercial success along with its music.
  • 1998
    Age 32
    Khan worked in five different films in 1998, his first release being the romantic comedy film Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya opposite Kajol, one of the biggest commercial successes of that year.
    More Details Hide Details This was followed by the moderately successful drama Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai where Khan played a young man who has to take a child who claims to be his son, under his custody. Khan's performance in the film earned him several positive notices and favourable reviews from critics. He rounded of the year with an extended cameo in Karan Johar's directorial debut, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai for which he earned a second Filmfare Award under the Best Supporting Actor category.
  • 1997
    Age 31
    He had two releases in 1997: Judwaa and Auzaar.
    More Details Hide Details The former was a comedy directed by David Dhawan where he played a dual role of twins separated at birth was a commercial success while later, an action thriller was "below average".
  • 1996
    Age 30
    In 1996, Khan performed in two movies, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's directional debut Khamoshi: The Musical, a box office failure but critically acclaimed and Raj Kanwar's action hit Jeet.
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  • 1995
    Age 29
    In 1995 he starred in Rakesh Roshan's Karan Arjun alongside Shahrukh Khan, Karan Arjun is a mix of an upbeat Bollywood musical, religious overtones and an action movie.
    More Details Hide Details The film was released on 13 January 1995. The two played brothers who are reincarnated after being killed by family enemies. The film was the second biggest hit of the year, and his role of Karan once again put his name among the nominees for the Best Actor award for Filmfare Awards.
  • 1994
    Age 28
    Khan returned to success in 1994 with his second collaboration with director Sooraj Barjatya in the romance Hum Aapke Hain Koun..
    More Details Hide Details During the 1995 awards season, the film won 3 Filmfare Awards for the Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress. It also won the National Award for being the most popular film of the year. Earning over worldwide, the film became the biggest Bollywood hit of the year, as well as one of the biggest Bollywood hits ever. It is one of the films on Box Office India's list of "Biggest Blockbusters Ever in Hindi Cinema". This film was the biggest hit of that year, and turned out to be one of Bollywood's highest-grossing films ever, becoming the fourth-highest earner of all time. The film broke all the previous records and maintained itself as the highest-grossing Bollywood film throughout history for 7 years.
  • 1992
    Age 26
    Despite these early successes, nearly all of his 1992–1993 releases resulted in box office failures.
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  • 1990
    Age 24
    1990 saw one film release starring Khan, Baaghi: A Rebel for Love, a box office success, followed by three moderately successful films in 1991, Patthar Ke Phool, Sanam Bewafa, and Kurbaan.
    More Details Hide Details In the same year, Khan co-starred with Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit in the Romance drama film Saajan. The movie was a critical and financial success.
  • 1988
    Age 22
    Salman Khan made his acting debut with a supporting role in the 1988 film Biwi Ho To Aisi in which his voice was dubbed by someone else.
    More Details Hide Details His first leading role in a Bollywood movie was in Sooraj R. Barjatya's romantic family drama Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), one of India's highest-grossing films. It earned him his first nomination for a Best Actor at Filmfare, but the much expected Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut was awarded to Sooraj Barjatya. Maine Pyar Kiya was later dubbed in English as When Love Calls, a 125-minute version, was the biggest hit in the Caribbean market at Guyana and also dominated the box-office collections in Trinidad and Tobago. Maine Pyar Kiya had also been dubbed in Spanish as Te Amo, the first experiment of its kind. This 125-minute film also proved its universal appeal with a glorious 10-week premiere run at Lima, capital of Peru. In Telugu as Prema Paavuraalu, it crossed 25 weeks at Visakhapatnam and had 100 plus day run at six centres in Andhra Pradesh. It was also dubbed in Tamil as Kaadhal Oru Kavithai and in Malayalam as Ina Praavukal.
  • 1965
    Born on December 27, 1965.
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