Salman Khan (pronunciation : [səlˈmaːn ˈxaːn]; born Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan on 27 December 1965) is an Indian film actor. He has starred in more than 80 Hindi films. Khan is now regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema following his movies' success after giving six consecutive blockbusters including Wanted, Dabangg, Ready, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger and lately Dabangg 2.
Salman Khan, who made his acting debut with a minor role in the drama Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988), but achieved commercial success with the blockbuster Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), for which he won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He went onto star in several commercially successful films, 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), having appeared in the highest grossing film nine separate years during his career. Eight of the films he has acted in, have accumulated gross earnings of over 100 crore (US$18.2 million) worldwide.
In 1999, Khan won a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his extended guest appearance in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), and since then has starred in several commercial successes, including Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Tere Naam (2003), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), No Entry (2005), Partner (2007), Wanted (2009), Dabangg (2010), Ready (2011), Bodyguard (2011) , Ek Tha Tiger (2012) and Dabangg 2 (2012). Ek Tha Tiger has become the second highest-grossing Bollywood film of all-time. Khan has thus established himself as a leading commercial actor of Indian cinema.
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