For more than two decades Salman Khan is featured in the Bollywood cinema. During this period he made into the news quite often, sometimes for his Bollywood hits and some time for personal life.
In recent times, the success rate of Salman’s films is so high that producers have become confident they surely will make a profit out of his movies. He is known as ‘Bhai’ among his fans following because of his action-packed characters in the movies. He has seen many ups and downs in his career, but these five films took his career to another level and made him ‘Sultan’ of the Bollywood.
Hum Aapke Hain Kaun (1994)
Hum Aapke Hain Kaun released in 1994 and Salman Khan was just a few movie old actor then. He played the character of Prem, a loving family guy who falls in love with her sister-in-law’s sister. The film was hugely popular and became the highest grossing movie of 90’s. It was one of the biggest hits of Salman’s career and gave a boom to this future star.
Wanted was the Bollywood directorial debut of Prabhudeva. Salman Khan played the character of a sharpshooter in this movie. The movie was a great success and earned more than 90 crores at the box office. The famous dialogue ‘Ek Baar Jo Maine Commitment Kar Di, Fir Main Apne Aap Ki Bhi Nahi Sunta’ was a huge hit among Salman’s fan.
Dabangg, a blockbuster released in 2010, and Salman rocked the box office in the character of a cop named Chulbul Pandey. This movie was not only a huge hit but also boosted Salman’s reputation as a superstar. Chulbul Pandey delivers justice in his style that made him an iconic character in Bollywood. The music of the movie was an instant success; especially the song ‘Hud Hud Dabangg’ and ‘Munni Badnaam Hui’ knocked the music charts of that year.
Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
Ek Tha Tiger was a film based on the cross-border love between the top-notch spies of the India and Pakistan. The sizzling chemistry between Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif added a flavor in the movie. The movie made a huge success in box office, and Salman earned accolades of his fans and critics. The second decade of this century brought great success to Salman, and this movie became a milestone in his career.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
Salman Khan is known for stealing the show because of his manly charm and muscular body, but in the movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan, he received huge accolades for his acting skills. For the first time in his stardom, Salman played a common man who was beaten by the police officers but driven by a sheer motive of taking a deaf and dumb girl back to her home in Pakistan. The movie had a message of brotherhood and humanity between India and Pakistan along with the great entertainment value. The resultant of this amazing effort came in the form of a huge collection at the box office and an increased fan following of Salman Khan.