New Delhi: The Dabangg Khan of Bollywood- Salman has turned 49 today but looking at his physique, the age is just a number. The ‘Kick' star is ruling the box office this year and shall continue in the coming year too as he has two flicks- Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Bajrangi Bhaijaan to devastate the set records.
The superstar has ample of reasons for celebration this year. Besides his Kick turning out to be the biggest grosser of the year, his sister Arpita is also now married to her long term beau Aayush Sharma. So, to roll in all, the actor alongwith his family and friends will be celebrating his birthday at his farm house in Panvel. Now it's not just going to be a day-long celebration, in fact it will be like a week-long carnival that will continue post new-year celebration.
Well, we'll wait for more updates on that but for now on his birthday we bring you some of his unknown facts and rare images...
Salman was born to the noted screenwriter Salim Khan and wife Salma Khan, but he never used their influence to make his place in tinsel town. The actor always approached filmmakers on his own for auditions.
Salman Khan always believed in giving a chance to newcomers as initially he went through the same period of struggle. Whenever he gets a break after giving his shots, he goes through their scripts.
Known as a fitness freak, Salman considers the day as incomplete without a proper workout. He even influenced Anil Kapoor to join him in his club and also trained Hrithik Roshan to gain a muscular body, which has millions of admirers.
Even at the age of 49, the actor gives younger actors a run for money. Salman has also managed to find a place in Maddame Tussaud's museum.
Salman's famous love affair was with Aishwariya Rai soon after the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam'. The flick was declared a box office hit but their jodi was flop in 2002, when Aishwarya accused Salman of harassing her.
There were stories of Salman being too possessive when Ash shared screen with other superstars. Vivek Oberoi was one of his targets when he kissed the actress on screen.