Salman Khan is undoubtedly the most celebrated star in Bollywood presently. All his films in the past couple of years smashed the hit charts making him one of the highest paid actors in the industry.
As he completes 25 glorious years in Bollywood, here are some of the unknown facts about Salman Khan every fan of his should know.
Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan is the actor’s real name.
Salman started his career as a model before entering the film industry.
Salman Khan did an acting course along with his friends Sajid Khan and Chunky Pandey at actress Daisy Irani’s acting institute.
Salman 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.
He would have chosen swimming as a career if he didn’t end up in the film business. He used to be a swimming champion in school and represented India at various International events.
He wanted to follow his dad’s path and become a writer. He scripted ‘Baaghi: A rebel for Love’, ‘Veer’ and ‘Chandramukhi’, but unfortunately all these films failed at the Box Office.