The Bhaijaan of Bollywood, Salman Khan, turned 53 and celebrated his birthday bash at his Panvel farmhouse with family and close friends including Sonakshi Sinha, Jacqueline Fernandez, Katrina Kaif, Sisters Malaika Arora and Amrita Arora, Sushmita Sen, Mouni Roy, Sunil Grover, Kriti Sanon, Bobby Deol, Sanjay Leela Bansali, Dino Morea, Dia Mirza and Jimmy Shergill to name the few. Salman cut a cake with nephew Ahil Sharma before that he had also cut a separate birthday cake while posing for the paparazzi outside.
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“Whenever life gives us a chance to sit it out or dance…WE DANCE” 👊🎵😄The journey from falling in love with #Prem on screen in Maine Pyar kiya #1989 to sharing the screen with him in Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya #2005 😄❤️💋what a destined journey indeed!!! 😇💃🏻Happy Birthday to a man who never stopped celebrating ‘Being Human’ 😊👏🥰 Have a blessed year @beingsalmankhan ❤️Know that I will ALWAYS love you!!! #friendforlife #happybirthday #duggadugga 🎉❤️💃🏻mmuuuaaah!!!
While the Dabangg, one of the biggest star Indian Cinema has ever seen, celebrates many more cake-cuttings, his well-wishers wait outside his house for their hero’s one glimpse and his fans post end number of pictures on social media here are 5 lesser known facts about Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan (well, that’s his real name).
- The Jai Ho actor hails from the Alakozai Pathan tribe of Afghanistan from his dad’s side, Salim Khan, who had come to India in mid 1800s and was employed in the service of the Holkars of Indore. On the other hand from his mother’s side, Sushila Charak (now Salma Khan), he is a part Maharashtrian and part Dogra Rajput.
- In almost 15 of his films his character’s name is Prem for reasons known to him or the filmmakers, but the name Prem has become his identity throughout his career with films like- Maine Pyar Kiya,(Prem Choudhary); Andaz Apna Apna,(Prem Bhopali); Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, (Prem); Judwaa, (Raja/Prem Malhotra); Deewana Mastana, (Prem Kumar); Biwi No.1, (Prem); Sirf Tum, (Prem); Hum Saath-Saath Hain, (Prem); Chal Mere Bhai, (Prem Oberoi); Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye, (Prem Kapoor); No Entry, (Prem); Partner, (Prem Love Guru); Marigold, (Prem); Ready, (Prem Kapoor) and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, (Prem/Vijay).
- The Khan star is reportedly suffering from a disease called Trigeminal Neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder, which is also called the ‘suicide disease’.
- Salman has been in rumours regarding his relationship status with many actresses like Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Sangeeta Bijlani and Pakistani actor Somi Ali. Currently he is rumoured to be dating Romanian singer-actor lulia Vantur, while on the work front its Katrina Kaif he has worked the with; both will be seen in Ali Abass Zafar’s biggest project Bharat, which is also the Hindi adaptation of South Korean film Ode To My Father, slated to release this Eid.
- The actor’s Panvel farmhouse, where he celebrated his birthday every year as a ritual, is spread across 150 acres with three enormous bungalows, a swimming pool and a gymnasium (obviously).