60 Interesting and Lesser Known Facts about Salman Khan

Mini Intro: Salman Khan aka Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan is an Indian film actor, model, television personality, producer, and philanthropist who was born on 27 December 1965. He is the son of Salim Khan who is a famous screenwriter. He is the superstar of the Hindi Film Industry. There are a number of reasons to love the handsome hunk, Salman Khan. Now, the actor has become the box office king. Below we discuss some interesting facts about Salman Khan.

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He is known as the wanted khan of Bollywood. He is ruling the industry at the moment with super-duper and blockbuster movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan. His upcoming movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’s trailer crosses more than 8 million views on YouTube within a week and has high expectations of performing very well at the box office. Here is a list of 60 interesting and lesser known facts about Salman Khan that you may not know. Here we go:

Unknown and Interesting Facts about Salman Khan

  • Salman Khan wanted to be a writer.
  • Salman Khan doesn’t watch Katrina’s films.
  • He loves Chinese food and his favorite restaurant is China Garden in Mumbai.
  • After the movie “Maine Pyaar Kiya” released, Salman Khan was jobless for 6 months. The actor has now successfully completed 25 years in the Industry!
  • Salman’s favorite actress is Hema Malini and their favorite actor is Sylvester Stallone.
  • Salman wrote films like “Chandramukhi” and “Veer.” Alongside, the story of “Baaghi: A Rebel for Love” was Salman’s idea for which he was given credit in the movie.
  • Salman Khan always wears a turquoise stone bracelet.
  •  One of the interesting facts about Salman Khan is that he loves soft malmal handkerchiefs instead of cotton handkerchiefs.
  • His father Salim Khan also wears a similar bracelet and considers it to be very lucky.
  • Salman Khan shared his “evergreen nostalgia collection” of songs on Facebook. The collection includes songs like ‘Mere Sapno ki…’ and ‘Chura Liya hai..’ and soon. Salman has a special liking for Kishore Kumar and Mohammad Rafi’s songs.
  • Some more facts about Salman Khan are According to a report on Indiatoday., Salman khan’s fans have opened a new restaurant called BhaiJaanz in Mumbai. The restaurant walls are decorated with Salman’s movie trivia.

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  • The look and feel of this restaurant have been kept the same as Salman khan’s Bandra Residence.
  • The restaurant has all of Salman’s favorite dishes on the menu, as decided by Tabrez Sheikh, a former chef at Radisson London.
  • He is referred to as one of the most popular, powerful, and commercially successful actors of Hindi Cinema by the media.
  • Salman Khan is referred to in the media as “ Box-office King”, “The Tiger of Bollywood” and “Blockbuster Khan”.
  • He is popularly called by his fans “Sallu” and “Bhaijaan”.

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  • He was ranked 7th in Forbes’s first global list of the highest-paid actors in the world with USD 33.5 million. These are also interesting facts about Salman Khan
  • Salman finished his schooling at St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai.
  • He also attended Elphinstone College and dropped out after the second year.
  • Salman Khan was offered Baazigar before Shahrukh Khan. However, Salman Khan doesn’t like to play negative roles so he rejected the role which changed the fate of Shahrukh Khan.
  • In September 2015, a leading magazine announced to him” The Most Attractive Personality “ in India.
  • His first lead role in a Bollywood movie was in the romantic drama movie Maine Pyaar Kiya (1989) directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya. It is one of India’s highest-grossing films.
  • Salman Khan earned his first nomination for Best Actor on Filmfare from Maine Pyaar Kiya.
  • Salman doesn’t have an email id in his name. He chose to avoid communicating through email. When asked about it, he said that he prefers picking up the phone and telling the person concerned what he has to say. He loves to talk to people face to face.
  • Salman Khan has a love for soaps. His bathroom at home is stacked with soap. He loves natural fruit and vegetable extracts when it comes to soap. These facts are also lesser known facts about Salman Khan.
  • He made his acting debut with a supporting role in the movie Biwi Ho To Aisi in 1988 in which his voice was dubbed by someone else.
  • He prefers natural ingredients in his bathroom and has soaps of every type.
  • Salman Khan will be seen playing the role of a boxer in YRF’s most talked about and anticipated movie – Sultan.
  • Salman Khan earns more than Hollywood actors like Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Johnny Depp.
  • Salman Khan has sung a few songs like:
    1. Chandni Ki Daal Par Sone Ka Mor – Hello Brother (1999)
    2. Jumme Ki Raat- Kick (2014)
    3. Hangover- Kick (2014)
    4. Tu Hi Tu Tu Har Jagah – Kick (2014)
    5. Main Hoon Hero Tera – Hero (2015)
  • Salman Khan has an awesome body with a 42-inch chest, 17-inch biceps, and a 30-inch waist.
  • He has never been married and his relationships have been of keen interest to his fans and the media.
  • He has been a great swimmer since childhood.
  • Villagers in Hatluni village in Karjat received a surprise gift in the new year of 2015 from none other than actor Salman Khan. The actor led the entire unit of Bajrangi Bhaijaan to paint houses in the village, the report stated.
  • Salman flew his own cook from Mumbai to London to dish up biryani to the cast and crew of the movie London Dreams who were sick of eating continental food.
  • Salman Khan has painted Jai Ho posters. It is said that Aamir Khan’s home has several paintings by Salman.Source:Supplied

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  • He loves to drive a BMW, Land Cruisers, and Mercedes- Benz as he has an interest in cars.
  • Salman began dating Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai. Their relationship was often reported in the media until the couple separated in 2001.
  • Salman Khan was sentenced to 1 year in prison for hunting the Chinkara, an endangered species on 17 February 2006.
  • He was ranked as the 7th Best Looking man in the world by People Magazine, USA.
  • A wax statue was installed at London’s Madame Tussauds Museum.
  • Salman Khan suffers from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly known as “suicide disease.”
  • Salman Khan also has a 150-acre plot in Panel, which has 3 bungalows, a gym, and a swimming pool. Alongside him, he lives in Galaxy Apartments in Bandra, Mumbai.

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  • In July 2015, Khan offered to donate the profit of his most successful and blockbuster movie, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, among the poor farmers all over India.
  • Again, some lesser known facts are that Salman Khan never reads movie reviews.
  • Khan launched his own production company called SKBH Productions in 2011  i.e Salman Khan Being Human Productions and launched another production house called SKF in 2014 which stands for Salman Khan Films.
  • The money will be donated to Being Human that will be generated from the production house.
  • He has started an NGO called Being Human which sells T-Shirts and other products in stores and online to help the cause of the underprivileged.

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  • Salman Khan has done many advertisements with many big brands like Hero Honda bikes, Britannia’s Tiger Biscuits, Ranbaxy’s Revital, Rotomac Pen, Splash, Suzuki Motorcycles, Yatra.com, Thums Up, Limca Soft Drinks, Mountain Dew, Wheel-Detergent Brand, Chlormint, Relaxo, and Hawaii soon.
  • Khan has also been an inspiration for Hrithik Roshan and Arjun Kapoor to get into perfect shape.
  • The careers of Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty are being launched by none other than Salman Khan in his production Hero.
  • Armaan Kohli, who had a failed career in Bollywood is now playing a major role in Salman Khan’s upcoming movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
  • Khan is a mentor for many actors like Sonakshi Sinha, Sonu Sood, Himesh Reshammiya, Sajid-Wajid, Govinda, Mohnish Bahl, Vaibhav Anand (son of the late Vijay Anand), Rinzing (Son of Danny Denzongpa), Ali (son of Raza Murad), and supported by The Musical Dekla Demi.

Read Also: 42 Interesting and Lesser Known Facts about Shahrukh Khan

  • Salman Khan never used his father’s name during his struggling years. He goes as a struggling actor to audition for movies.
  • He loves painting, swimming, photography, singing, and writing scripts. These are also interesting facts about Salman Khan.
  • Sallu Bhai loves bikes as well as cars. He also gifted many expensive cars to his co-stars like Jacqueline Fernandez and Katrina Kaif.
  • Salman Khan is often known as “LaunchPad” with his repeated launch of new talent in the film industry including Nagma, Bhumika Chawla, Sneha Ullal, Katrina Kaif, Zareen Khan, and many others in his movies.

Salman Khan is the man in need is the man indeed.

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