Thursday, 22 August 2013

Salman Khan's Unknown Facts

Salman Khan made his debut in 1988 in 'Biwi Ho Toh Aisi' as Farouq Sheikh's younger brother. His first lead role was of course, in Sooraj Barjatya's 'Maine Pyaar Kiya' in 1989 which gave him instant stardom.

  •  The actor's real name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan.Salman  today he completes 25 years in Bollywood.
  • Before, he became a successful actor, Salman Khan was a model. He had modelled for brands like 'Hero Honda' and 'Double Bull shirts'much before he entered film industry.
  • Salman studied acting at actress Daisy Irani's acting institute along with his friends Sajid Khan and Chunky Pandey.
  • Salman may have chosen swimming as a career. He was swimming champion in his school days and was tipped to represent India at international events.
  • The actor wanted to be a writer. The story of 'Baaghi: A rebel for Love' was Salman's idea for which he was given due credit. He also wrote films like 'Veer' and 'Chandramukhi'. Unfortunately all three films failed at the Box Office.
  • The actor has launched seven heroines in Bollywood: Bhagyashree in 'Maine Pyar Kiya'(1989), Nagma in 'Baaghi: A Rebel For Love(1990), Chandni in 'Sanam Bewafa'(1991), Bhumika Chawla in 'Tere Naam'( 2003), Sneha Ullal in 'Lucky: No Time For Love'(2005), Zarine Khan in 'Veer' ( 2010), Sonakshi Sinha in 'Dabangg' ( 2010).
  • Salman Khan did his first playback singing for the film 'Hello Brother'.
  • Aamir Khan and Salman Khan were approached to sign the contract for the movie 'Andaz Apna Apna' but both the actors wanted more screen time than the other. Eventually they settled on being onscreen for the same amount of time.
  • Rakesh Roshan's 'Karan Arjun' was the first movie that featured the then good friends Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan. The film was originally called 'Kaynaat' and Ajay Devgn was the first choice of Karan's role that was eventually played by Salman Khan.
  •  Salman was, in fact, the first choice for the role that SRK played in Abbas Mustan's 'Baazigar'.
  • He is the only actor to have had five back to back 100 Crore plus films. 'Dabangg' (2010), 'Ready' (2011), 'Bodyguard' (2011), 'Ek Tha Tiger' (2012) and 'Dabangg 2' (2012). His film 'Wanted' (2009) grossed around 100 Crore plus at the Indian Box Office and even did great business at the International Box Office.
  • Salman suffers from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly known as the suicide disease.