This Friday, the excitement is at its peak, so be ready to confirm your Race 3 tickets as the biggest festival of Salmaniacs is now going to begin. B-town’s superstar Salman Khan who is popular among his fans for various names like Radhey, Prem, Chulbul Pandey, Lovely Singh, Devil or Tiger, is all set to return as Sikandar in Race 3. Like always our Bhaijaan is going to kill you with his kickass dialogues. Over the years, the 52-year-old superstar has earned a demi-god kind of status from his fans.
Awww! Such a cute moment, check out this video in which a female fan hugs Salman:
As Salman’s upcoming movie Race 3 is going to release, let’s catch up with 10 of his best films that brought a revolution in the Indian film industry:
Maine Pyaar Kiya
Beautiful 1990s! The release of Maine Pyaar Kiya was the first movie of Sooraj Barjatya, Salman Khan, and Bhagyashree Patwardhan. Releasing in the year 1989, the movie surprisingly turned out to be the highest-grossing Indian film of the 1980s. Meanwhile, the song Aaya Mausam Dosti Ka created a lover boy image of Salman Khan also the success of this movie earned him a tag of the next-gen star.
Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
Salman’s popular romcom HAHK is an essential part of every Indian’s life. Well, the Khan-Barjatya pair brought a big change in the Indian film industry with HAHK. Salman and Madhuri became a perfect role model for every Indian at that point. We bet that every 90’s kid must have watched this movie several times on TV. The song “Didi Tera Devar Deewana” had started a trend for purple colour in wedding seasons and is still popular at various wedding ceremonies.
Andaaz Apna Apna
Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, Andaz Apna Apna is the first movie in which Salman is seen sharing screen space with Mr-Perfectionist, Aamir Khan. Though the comedy movie was an average grosser at the box-office, it is still considered as a cult film over the years. The comic timing by Salman in the movie will make you roll on the floor.
Guess what? The year 1995 saw King Khan and Sultan returning to the big screen for the first time in a movie. The story revolves around the 2 brothers, Salman(Karan) and Shah Rukh(Arjun) who are murdered by the evil Amrish Puri. Well, these brothers take rebirth to avenge their mother in the movie. Well, the movie is second-highest-grossing Indian film of 1995 after DDLJ.
Amazing transformation! Salman gave such an adorable performance as Radhe Mohan that even critics can’t even stop to praise him as they said that Khan has put his heart and soul into his performance. The superstar had rocked the whole nation sporting his long greasy locks in Tere Naam. While ‘Tere Naam was nominated for a total of 24 Awards, winning 7 of them, including 8 Filmfare Award nominations. In 2011, Director Kaushik announced a sequel to Tere Naam to. Isn’t it exciting?
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
In 2004, we saw Sallu and Akki coming together for the first time for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi. Directed by David Dhawan MSK was a was a major commercial success of the year. Well, the fresh romantic pair of Salman and Priyanka was loved by everyone at the box-office. Meanwhile, who can forget the romantic song- “rab kare tujhko bhi pyaar ho jaae”?
Damn! Salman returned as a corrupt but fearless police officer, Chulbul Pandey in Dabangg. His dialogue, “Hum tum mein itne ched karenge, ki confuse ho jaoge ke saans kahan se le aur paade kahan se” became popular in all over India. The song, Tere Mast Mast Do Nain, reached No.1 in the official Asian Download Chart in the United Kingdom based on legal downloads in that country. While the sequel was a blockbuster, reports say Salman is returning with Dabangg 3.
Our Salman Bhai always amazes his fans with his performances. In the movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Salman was seen playing the role of Bajrangi, an ardent devotee of Hindu deity Hanuman along with a brave and innocent man who was praised by everyone. In October 2015, the film was broadcast on Star Gold and became the most watched Bollywood movie in the history of Indian television. The movie is among the biggest blockbuster movies and is among the highest grossing indian movies worldwide.
In 2016, Salman returned into a role of Sultan, a fictional wrestling champion from Haryana who is trying to find meaning and purpose in his life. It was interesting to see Salman playing such intense roles apart from masala movies. Well, the pair of Salman and Anushka won every Indian’s heart. Also, it broke several records at the box-office to earn 600 crores worldwide to become the 5th highest grossing movie at that time.
Tiger Zinda Hai
After Ek Tha Tiger turned out to be a blockbuster, Salman returned as a Tiger in the sequel Tiger Zinda Hai. From Salman’s fight with wolves to his operating on code words like “Maa ki dal” and “Tu tu tu, tu tu tara” the movie turned out to be one of the most entertaining movies of the year. The song, “Swag Se Karenge Sbala Swaaagat” became the anthem of the year.
Indeed, Salman is the Sultan of Bollywood, Do you agree with us?