Salman Khan Biography - A Man With a Golden Heart

Salman Khan is known as a "Man With a BIG Heart", you name a bollywood celebrity and they have some anecdote to share when Salman has helped them out of tricky situation.

And recent marriage of Salman Khan's sister Arpita Khan's is one such moment, the grand marriage and how fondly Salman arranged everything for her made him a real life hero.

Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan popular name is Salman Khan was once known as "Bad Boy" of Bollywood but now like his career he too has matured. Salman Khan did an acting course along with his friends Sajid Khan and Chunky Pandey at actress Daisy Irani’s acting institute.

His turquoise stone bracelet is the lucky think for him, his father too wears a turquoise stone bracelet.

Salman was an excellent swimmer during his school days and would have chosen swimming as a career if not acting. He was even considered to represent India at swim meets.

Most of the people think that Salman Khan started his career with films but the fact is that Salman started his career as a model before entering the film industry. He started his film career in 1988 with ‘Biwi Ho Toh Aisi’ as Farouq Sheikh’s younger brother, though Sooraj Barjatya’s ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’ gave him the giant leap to stardom.

Even though Salman has been ambassador of a shoe brand, he prefers going barefoot in real life. Bystanders at Bandstand were amused, when they spotted Khan on a Sunday morning, jogging with his dogs Myson and Myjaan—in the buff. His feet, we mean. He was wearing his trademark shorts and ganji.

No one can forget his reaching to film shoots on a cycle. But on the otherhand he loves to drive and is fond of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Land Cruisers.

He is very down to earth person, stardom has never touched his simplicity. After a string of hits at the very start of his career, Salman Khan was being referred to as the next superstar. In an exclusive interview then [in 1991], when asked Salman how it felt being in Big B’s shoes, Salman came up with a witty retort: ‘His shoe size is 11, while mine is just 6 or 7. They’re too large and loose for me.’ Well said!

The actor had introduced many famous celebrities to Bollywood including actresses Nagma, Bhumika Chawla and Sonakshi Sinha.

He is one of the few actors, who made it to People magazine's list for being one of the most handsome men ever in the world.

Salman Khan is crazy about soaps! Yes, you heard it right. The actor’s bathroom is loaded with different kinds of handmade and herbal soaps made of natural fruits and vegetable extracts.

He loves Chinese food and his favourite restaurant is China Garden in Mumbai. There is very interesting incident, when Salman Khan was shooting London Dreams he realized that his unite was bored of western food and was missing homemade food, he called his cook, Jafferbhai, all the way from Mumbai to London. Jafferbhai is especially known for his delectable biryani.

Salman is the subject of two fatwas issued by Muslim organisations – one relates to the wax statue of him in Madame Tussaud’s, the second is in connection to his presence at Ganesh Chaturthi pujas. In both cases, the fatwas allege that he contravened the Islamic law that forbids the worship of idols

Unfortunatly the actor suffers from a facial nerve disorder ‘trigeminal neuralgia’ which is commonly called the suicide disease.

He has also tried his hands on producing films, writting, playback singing and hosting TV shows. He scripted ‘Baaghi: A rebel for Love’, ‘Veer’ and ‘Chandramukhi’, but unfortunately all these films failed at the Box Office. Salman did his first playback singing for the film 'Hello Brother'.

Salman Khan is the only actor who has six films in the 100 Crore Club to his credit. ‘Wanted’ (2009), ‘Dabangg’ (2010), ‘Ready’ (2011), ‘Bodyguard’ (2011), ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ (2012) and ‘Dabangg 2′ (2012) grossed more than 100 crores.