He has lifted the careers and has inspired budding actors to live their dreams. While Bollywood swears by its cam, Salman Khan is one star who believes in building his own cadre of friends. Be it his leading actresses, his directors or upcoming actors, he is always ready to lend his support.
Salman Khan the ‘virgin’ actor of Bollywood has always been in the rumour mills of alleged relationships with his co-actresses. Salman is known to be in relationships with Aishwarya Rai, Sneha Ullal, Zarine Khan and many more. Getting his head away from B-town beauties ,Salman was rumoured to be tying the knot with Romanian television anchor Lulia Vantur. It was felt as a sigh of relief as Salman the most eligible bachelor of Bollywood was hinting at marriage. But just like the past, this time too things didn’t seem to work out and all the rumours of Salman marrying Lulia fell apart.
Salman has been promoting swedish-greek actress Elli Avram ever since her debut in celebrity reality show Bigg Boss 7. The show was hosted by Salman and we all know what had brewed between the firang babe and our very own Dabangg Khan. Salman had promised to cast her in a film and there were speculations building that Elli Avram who debuted with Mickey Virus would be seen shaking a leg with Salman in Atul Agnihotri‘s O Teri. Well it’s never too late, and so we might soon see Elli sharing a screen space with Salman sooner or later.
Today she is cited to be one of the most desired B-town female actress, but she is better referred as Salman Khan‘s once upon a time lady love. Noble Salman revived the doomed career of Katrina by offering her a role in Partner. Katrina played a leading lady and ever since that there is no looking back for this very talented actress and all the credit goes to Salman.
Former television actress and a contestant in Bigg Boss season 7, Sana Khan too was lucky to get the Midas touch from Salman. She was seen in a negative character in Jai Ho and hence her filmy career has finally got a kick start.
Often referred as the voluptuous look a like of Katrina Kaif, Zarine Khan too was quite thankful for Salman who offered her a lead role in his home production Veer. A dream role opposite the Dabangg Khan will definitely set her career path straight. The movie was an average at the box office and did not acclaim much critical response. Zarine’s career seemed a downhill, but then Salman again came to her rescue and she was seen shaking a leg in an item song in Ready. This time Zarine opted in a glamorous avatar which was much opposite to her previous role.
Former assistant choreographer of Ganesh Acharya, Daisy Shah was too lucky to bag a lead role for Salman Khan‘s hit blockbuster Jai Ho. Having a debut in Bollywood opposite Salman is undoubtedly every girl’s dream who wishes to become an actress.
The Sri Lankan beauty has earlier swayed us with her performances in movies like Murder 2, Race 2, Housefull 2. This time also Jacqueline’s career will definitely get a kick, as she will be seen in Salman Khan‘s 2014’s most anticipated release Kick. We hope after this movie, Jacqueline will finally stop herself from doing only sequels in Bollywood all thanks to Sallu Bhai.
The shot gun Junior made audiences go head over heels while she played the role of a village girl Rajjo, in Salman Khan‘s hit blockbuster Dabangg. Ever since her dream debut opposite Sallu, there is no looking back for this prowess actress. Sonakshi Sinha has given many other hits apart from Dabangg franchise, but she is still best known as the Dabangg girl of Bollywood.
Just like Zarine is referred as a look a like of Katrina, Sneha Ullal who too debuted opposite Salman and is best known for her similarities with Aishwarya Rai. She was cast in a lead role opposite in 2005’s release Lucky: No Time For Love. The movie wasn’t a huge success and Sneha Ullal was criticised for her much noticed similarities with Aishwarya Rai. Sneha however has built a great career in Tollywood and she would undoubtedly give the entire credit to her godfather Salman Khan.
Salman stood firmly behind the newcomer Pulkit Samrat, who debuted with his movie Bittoo Boss. The movie was not a huge success but Salman came to his rescue and offered Pulkit a pivotal role in 2014’s biggest blockbuster Jai Ho. Pulkit was later seen in Salman Khan‘s home production O Teri. Apart from just actresses the samaritan of Bollywood is also known to help the male actors in building their Bollywood career.
Arjun Kapoor the Ishaqzaada of Bollywood is highly inspired from the Midas God of Bollywood, it was Salman who encouraged Arjun to take up acting as a career and convinced him to loose weight. Today just like Salman, Arjun too owns a chiseled body and he never forgets to mention his relationship with Salman Khan in media. He is quite thankful for his budding career and he believes Salman to be his only mentor and guide in life.
Known as the handsome greek God of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan gives the entire credit of what he is today to his mentor Salman Khan. It was Salman who lifted the confidence in Hrithik and encouraged him to build his body. Today Hrithik proudly flaunts his chiseled six pack abs on the silver screen and to no one’s surprise it’s Salman Khan’s efforts to shape his career.
Apart from endorsing fresh faces, Salman has been a great promoter of fresh talent behind the scenes as well. Himesh Reshammiya who is known to be the most famous music composers in Bollywood today swears by Salman’s friendship. Salman seems to be leaving no stone unturned to promote talent where ever he finds it.
Musical duo Sajid-Wajid too give the entire credit of their career to the midas God of Bollywood, Salman has suggested them as music composers for many films and Salman has also shaken a leg on many of the duo’s compositions.