New Delhi: Salman Khan, the Bhai of Bollywood, has packed 28 years in the Indian film industry. Khan has contributed a lot to the mainstream cinema in the form of his characters from Maine Pyar Kiya to Sultan.
Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan aka Salman Khan was born on 27 December 1965, and commenced his career in Bollywood in a supporting role in the movie 'Biwi Ho Toh Aisi' (1988). From the newcomer in 1988, Bollywood’s Sallu has grown as an actor and has received many awards for his impressive acting acumen.
Check out the Top 10 Salman Khan movies — those movies that not only have everything to do with his acting skills but also his individuality, his style or even his hairstyle.
1) Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)
Salman Khan's debut movie ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ was directed by Sooraj Barjatya in 1989, Salman Khan and Bhagyashree being the lead actors. Salman and Bhagyashree's ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ was an Indian musical romantic movie, where two friends Prem and Suman, fall in love with each other. In the movie, people were crazy over Salman Khan's sanskaari and ideal image. And also, girls were all head-over-heels over the love story of Prem and Suman.
2) Suryavanshi (1992)
‘Suryavanshi’, a Hindi feature film was directed by Rakesh Kumar, where Salman Khan plays a role of an archaeologist Vicky in the present life who goes on some research assignment with his dad and remembers that he has been to that place, that's when his role as Suryavanshi, a prince born of the Sun dynasty comes up. Salman Khan's look as Suryavanshi was admired by all his fans. The movie is based on a love triangle between his present and past life.
3) Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
Salman Khan, then signed Rajkumar Santoshi's ‘Andaz Apna Apna’ along with Aamir Khan, Raveen Tandon, Karisma Kapoor and Paresh Rawal in the lead role. This movie has so far been the funniest and the wittiest movie for many of his fans. Both Salman and Aamir Khan were shown as daydreamers with just one common aim, which was to become rich by marrying a rich heiress. This movie has definitely taught us some real friendship goals.
4) Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
Salman's ‘Khamoshi’ was one of the movies which was heart-touching for not just his fans but for all those who saw the movie. Khamoshi an Indian musical drama film was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. None of his fans could ever forget the famous song from this movie, 'Bahon Ke Darmiyan', a love song revolving around Manisha Koirala and Salman Khan.
5) Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998)
Okay! This one is by far one of the most favourite movies of Salman Khan’s female fans, that’s because 'Oh Oh Jane Jaana' where he was seen shirtless, drove many of his female fans crazy and was almost everybody’s favourite song in the ‘90s. The movie, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, an Indian Bollywood romantic comedy film, was written and directed by Salman Khan’s younger brother Sohail Khan.
6) Tere Naam (2003)
Salman Khan’s ‘Tere Naam’ was one of his finest movies where all his fans appreciated his acting and hence he proved that he is the versatile actor of all times. Tere Naam, was a romantic drama film directed by Satish Kaushik. The film was based on a man, named Radhe Mohan, who falls in love with a girl, who by the end loses his mind and ends up in a mental asylum. Salman Khan’s hairstyle in the movie was one of the things which is still followed by his fans; at the time the movie played in the theaters all you could see was people with the same hairstyle like Radhe Mohan. He surely knows how to set trends for his fans.
7) Bodyguard (2011)
In Bodyguard, Salman Khan played a role comprising both serious and peppy. An action film directed by Siddique, is based on Salman Khan, (Lovely), assigned as a bodyguard for Kareena Kapoor, who along with her friend Hazel Keech, pretending to be Chaya keeps calling Lovely and talks to him. Just like the movie, he certainly knows to be both good and bad with friends and goons. But that’s only in ‘Reel Life’
8) Dabangg and Dabangg 2 (2010 and 2012)
The ‘Dabangg’ series was one of Salman Khan’s incredible movie. The Dabangg increased his popularity with him playing the character of a policeman, Chulbul Pandey, a quite different and charming avatar of him. What got famous from Dabangg series was his signature dance steps and his dialogue ‘Hum tum mein itne ched karenge...’
9) Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
Bajrangi Bhaijaan, again an emotional and captivating movie by Salman Khan whose main concept in the movie was to spread love across nations. The movie plot was based on a little girl who has a speech problems, hailing from Pakistan and how she is separated from her parents when she comes to India. That’s when Bajrangi Bhaijaan comes to the rescue and takes an oath to keep ‘munni’ (Harshaali Malhotra) safe and get her back to her parents.
Last but not the least…
10) Sultan (2016)
‘Sultan’, a romantic sports-drama film directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, where Salman Khan (Sultan Ali Khan) is a wrestling champion hailing from Haryana and whose successful career creates a rift in his personal life. Sultan broke all the records at the box office, only because of Salman Khan’s remarkable acting.
Salman Khan in these last 28 years in Bollywood has proven that he is by far one of the most talented actors and has been most loved by people around the world from all walks of life.
We wish him success and hope that he continues to win the hearts of his fans in the years to come.