We all know the popularity and the fan following of Bollywood’s biggest star Salman Khan. If go through the reasons why is he popular, we will end up with the list that would be never-ending.
Well, if you consider the family background of Salman Khan, his father is Salim Khan who is one of the most prominent screenplay writers and songwriters of Indian cinema. He is the son of one of the most eminent personalities of Bollywood. Thus, stardom is something that Salman Khan didn’t need to earn. He already had a set of audience right from his first film.
It was not difficult for him to get the attention of people because he was already recognized as the son of Salim Khan. Getting started with his career with quite a lot of big banner films like Maine Pyaar Kia, Saajan, Baaghi, Andaz Apna Apna, Karan Arjun, Jagruti and more such films were not difficult for him.
But in reality Salman khan never used his father name during his struggling time. He goes as a struggling actor to audition for movies. So Yes, he is a Self Made Man. Also Salman was Jobless for 6 months after the release of movie "Maine Pyaar Kiya". Now he is one of the biggest Brands in Bollywood Industry.
Salman Khan is truly a man with a golden heart who loves being with small kids who are either poor or physically challenged. Salman is known for his social cause through his non-profit organization, Being Human. Not just in India Salman Khan raises his hand to help people wherever he is.
The eldest son of screenwriter Salim Khan, Khan began his acting career with a supporting role in Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988), followed by a leading role in Maine Pyar Kiya (1989). Khan continued in Bollywood in the 1990s with roles in several productions, including the romantic drama Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), the action thriller Karan Arjun (1995), the comedy Biwi No.1 (1999), and the family drama Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999). After a brief period of decline in the 2000s, Khan achieved greater stardom in the 2010s by playing the lead role in successful action films like Dabangg (2010), Ready (2011), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Kick (2014), Sultan (2016) and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017).
In addition to his acting career, Khan is a television presenter and promotes humanitarian causes through his charity, Being Human Foundation. Khan's off-screen life is marred by controversy and legal troubles.
In 2015 he was convicted of culpable homicide for a negligent driving case in which he ran over five people with his car, killing one, but his conviction was set aside on appeal. On 5 April 2018, Khan was convicted in a blackbuck poaching case and sentenced to five years imprisonment. He is currently out on bail while an appeal is being heard.