Salman Khan turns 52: Its time to Crown the New King of Bollywood | Bhaijaan Birthday: – Salman Khan – is not a name, he is a brand, a mentor, a philanthropist, artist and so, on.
The all-time superstar of many generations Salman Khan literally required no introduction. His stardom is going high and higher which is beyond the imagination.
With the massive fan base, Salman Khan is having worldwide irrespective of any boundaries.
Out of affection aficionadas address Salman Khan as “Bhaijaan” or “Bhai”. With some choices of movies the actor Salman Khan is having on his kitty make him the darling of masses and classes alike.
Since the actor made his acting debut with the movie “Biwi Ho Toh Aisi” as supporting star in 1988, he is indeed ruling the glamorous and glitzy Bollywood world.
Though, Salman tested success with the Rajshree production film “Maine Pyaar Kiya” to never-looked-back.
Who is ruling Bollywood
The most eligible bachelor of India celebrates his 52 on this 27th December, Wednesday and indeed the age factor is not affecting the superstar, it will be ideal to say that age is just a number for Mr. Khan.
Salman always managed to mesmerize his fans with his unmatched and unique way of acting and he just looks spectacular in on-screen, even in off-screen.
In spite being the son of the legendary scriptwriter Salim Khan, who framed career and screen image of many actors which includes, Amitabh Bachchan for his angry young man image, Salman has paved his own way and joined the Bandwagons OF Bollywood through his own hard works and dedication.
An overnight star
With the success of Sooraj Barjatya’s Maine Pyaar Kiya (1989) Salman Khan turned to be an overnight star and since then he never looked back.
With some amazing choices of films, Salman eventually proved him one of the most popular and He established Bollywood actor and featured in some commercially successful movies, such as Saajan (1991), Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), Karan Arjun (1995), Judwaa (1997), Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), Biwi No.1 (1999), and Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999).
One of the most popular actors of 1990s still carries the legacy of stardom with much grace. In the meantime, some controversies surrounded him and his life but it did not affect him much from achieving his goal.
Hurt but not broken
But at the time of 2000 era, we saw Salman’s career was somehow going, it was the period when reportedly he was busy favoring his friends of the Bollywood.
His personal issues and court cases deeply affected his career and in the late 2000s era, in 2007 Salman’s rift with his good friend Shah Rukh Khan created heavy news.
This was the period when King of Bollywood tag was enjoyed by Shah Rukh Khan. On the other hand, Salman had only some released which was either semi-hit or flop, like, Babul, Jaaneman, Hello and so on.
However, in 2007 he proved himself a successful host by hosting the much popular TV show “Dus Ka Dum”, the show also marked Salman Khan’s debut as host in TV.
Jumping high like a Tiger
In 2009, Salman Khan signed Prabhu Deva’s action drama Wanted which turned to be the surprise hit of the year.
After wanted Salman worked in some series of blockbuster films in consecutive numbers, which includes, Dabangg (2010), Ready (2011), Bodyguard (2011), Dabangg 2 (2012), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Kick (2014) and Sultan (2016) also zoomed past Rs 300 crore mark.
With these top grossers of the year, the success rate for Salman’s films was touted as around 90 percent with an average of Rs 173 crore per movie.
In 2015, Salman worked in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo which was semi-hit, back then Salman had two flops on his career, Jai Ho, and Veer, but it did not affect Salman’s stardom.
Currently, his new film Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) has taken the box office by storm and the film collected around Rs 150 crore marks in just four days of its release.
Tiger Zinda Hain is now joined the list of top 10 highest grossing movies of 2017 with Baahubali 2 – The
Conclusion and Golmaal Again holding the top 2 positions.
The most bankable star in Bollywood
With the spanning over 29 years in the Bollywood, Salman has appeared in almost 74 films and total collections made by his movies is around Rs 2949 crore approx.
Gradually with some of the hit movies, Salman has crowned himself ultimately the King of Bollywood with the highest number of films which is 12 to cross Rs 100 crore for any actor with Tiger Zinda Hai.
Peaceful and controversy-free 2017
2017 was the non-controversial year for Salman Khan and he also became free from all charges including, Black Buck poaching case and Hit and Run case.
The grapevine suggested that Salman is dating a Romanian girlfriend Iulia Vantur who is often spotted at family gatherings. But no official confirmation comes from Salman regarding dating Iulia.
If you see the success rate of Dabbang Khan in Bollywood, it is now time to crown the new King of Bollywood and certainly, Salman is the perfect candidate to claim the throne anyway so tag of the Bollywood king goes to the Bhaijaan Salman Khan.