The BhaiJaan Of Bollywood Completes 57 years Of Being Salman!
Salman Khan is an all-rounder, everything he does on screen is simply iconic, be it, his dance steps, dialogues, songs, acting and hosting. His nonpareil characters such as Chulbul Panday, Radhe, Prem, Arjun, Devilal, Bajrangi etc. have created magic on screens. Girls, don’t you remember the iconic shirtless step of O Oh Jaane Jana?
I bet y’all waiting for another song like this…
Salman Khan’s is also known as a Philanthropist. A charitable trust called “Being human” is registered under his name which provides education and healthcare to the under privileged. He also runs a clothing brand called Being Human Clothing.
Masters The Art Of Re-Inventing Himself
In spite of his talent and demand, the Chulbul Panday understands the dynamics of his craft, but he keeps on re-inventing himself. In addition to acting, he’s a film and tv producer too. Salman Khan has an eye for talent as well. He has mentored and introduced many aspiring and struggling actors, musicians, directors, singers, choreographers and we are still counting.
Fan following of over 56 million and this Dabangg Khan is well connected with his fans through social networking apps.
Salman Khan Movies You Wouldn’t Have Missed
There’s hardly any movie you’ve missed that has Salman in it, even his cameos have made a huge impact on a movie’s success. Remember ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’? Yes, it was ‘Prem’ we felt sad for, even after Rahul (Shahrukh Khan) married Anjali (Kajol). Moving on to his on screen hits, these are the 5 movies we loved and strongly recommend a binge watch plan over the holidays.
A notorious cop Chulbul Panday is nothing but, entertainment, entertainment and entertainment. Dabangg has three installments, Sonakshi Sinha was introduced in Dabanng 1, in which she played Chulbul’s lady love and continued in the rest of the sequels. From his dance moves on ‘Munni Badnaam Hui’ with Malaika Arora and ‘Fevicol Se’ with Kareena Kapoor Khan and grooving on ‘Tere Mast Mast Do Nain’ to all those hilarious dialogues fans loved it. In fact, the villains in the films were also appreciated. Salman Khan’s legendary style of hanging his shades on the back collar went popular amongst his followers.
2.Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
“Agar tum mujhe yun hi dekhti rahi … to tumhe mujhse pyar ho jayega“
When Salman said it, we believed it and who wouldn’t fall in love with his smile? Salman played the role of Sameer, who travels to Rajasthan, India from Italy to learn classical music and falls in love with his teacher’s daughter Nandini, played by Aishwarya Rai Bachan. This musical block-buster gives us a journey in song and melody to mark every occasion in our lives. Songs like, Dholi Taro Dhol Baaje and Nimboora Nimboora are perfect sangeet/mehendi functions, Ankhon Ki Gustakhiyan, Chaand Chhupa Badal Mein and the rest of the songs have different vibes. We laughed, giggled, danced and cried with Sameer along the way. Although, Sameer couldn’t get the girl at the end, he multiplied his fanbase soon after.
Salman Khan and Govinda came together for the first time on screen along with Katrina Kaif and Lara Dutta. The story is about a mediocre man Bhaskar (Govinda) who has feelings for his boss Priya (Katrina) but couldn’t approach her. He comes to know about a Love Guru Prem. Prem later on falls for a single mother Naina (Lara Dutta). Partner is an out and out comedy with the added plus of peppy dance numbers.
4.Hum Aapke Hain Kaun?
Mehndi functions are incomplete without singing or dancing to “Didi tera Dewar Diwana”. Hum Aapke Hain Koun, is considered to be one the most influential and grossing movie of that era. Giving a new definition to wedding celebrations, Hum Aapke Hain Koun has a song for every occasion for an Indian wedding. The movie revolves around Prem (Salman Khan) and Nisha (Madhuri Dixit) who fall in love at Prem’s brother’s wedding to Nisha’s sister. Things get complicated when Prem’s sister-in-law dies and Nisha’s wedding is fixed with Prem’s brother. This movie was a turning point in Salman Khan’s career. This film received all the awards in almost all the categories.
Pawan, finds a girl (Munni) in India, who separated from her family on her way back to Pakistan. Bajrangi Pawan takes the risk to reunite Munni with her family. Upon reaching Pakistan, Chand Nawab, a local news reporter helps Pawan in his quest. The cast includes Kareena Kapoor Khan as Bajrangi’s love interest, Nawaz Uddin Siddiqui as the news reporter and late Om Puri in a short cameo. The film is also shot in Kashmir and the melodious music album includes playbacks from Atif Aslam, KK, Vishal Dadlani, Jubin Nautiyal and Adnan Sami. Outpouring with emotions, the climax of Bajrangi Bhaijaan won’t leave your eyes dry.
These five movies are just the highlights of what makes Salman Khan, Salman Khan. Other hits include Sultan, Kick, Tere Naam, Wanted, Maine Pyar Kiya, Maine Pyar Kiyun Kiya, Biwi No.1, Judwaa, Karan Arjun, Ready, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger etc. That’s the magic of Salman Khan.
From larger than life movies to game shows, Salman Khan has given younger actors goals to aspire to. Here’s wishing Salman Khan a very Happy Birthday.
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