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Salim Khan Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 24, 2018

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Short Biography

Salim Khan born in the Princely state of Indore is a versatile veteran actor, scriptwriter, Dialog Writer & Film Producer. He was born on 24-11-1935 to an affluent non- Bollywood family. He is extremely creative and is the proud father of three sons Salman Khan, Arbaz Khan and Sohail Khan.

Salim Khan Complete Bio & Career

A creative and highly positive being, Salim Khan has been a tremendous actor and a skilful scriptwriter. Belonging to a non- filmy background, the star never thought of entering the ' Lights, Action and Camera. industry' until he met film director K. Amarnath in the wedding of Kamal Barjatya' (son of film producer Tarachand Barjatya). The Director offered him the role of a supporting actor in his forthcoming film Baraat to which he agreed and moved with him to Mumbai. This is how his career in the film industry began.

He met veteran writer Javed Khan during the making of the film Sarhadi Lootera and decided to join hands as a writer. They together formed a formidable pair and came to known as the Salim- Javed duo. Together as a writer, they gave various hit films like Haathi Mere Saathi, Patthar Ke Phool, Zanzeer, Trishul, Mr. India, Sholay, Deewar and Seeta Aur Geeta, are some of the iconic movies which they scripted together. However, the partnership finally ended after 11 years of association. After which, he started writing individually and finally retired in 1996.

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Salim Khan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Abdul Rashid Khan. He has been married twice. He first married Rajput girl named Sushila Charak in the year 1964. She later converted to Islam and changed her name to Salma Khan. The couple together has 3 sons named Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, and Sohail Khan and a daughter named Alvira Khan Aghnihotri. Actor Atul Aghnihotri is his son in law. He then married actress Helen Ann Richardson in 1981 and they adopted a daughter named Arpita Khan.

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Indore
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Address Galaxy Apartments, Bandra (W), Mumbai
School St. Raphael's School, Indore
College Holker College, Indore
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading and Watching Cricket
Marital Status Married
Debut As an Actor - Baraat (1960)As a Scriptwriter - Haathi Mere Saathi (1971)
Best Movies Sholay, and Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya
Net Worth $30 Million


Favorite Sport Cricket

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Salim Khan

  • He originally hails from Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Even though he has married twice, he still lives with both of his wives under the same roof.
  • As an actor, he was paid Rs. 400 a month.

Salim Khan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

88 years, 3months, 8 days old age Salim Khan will turn 89 on 24 November, 2024. Only 8 months, 20 days, 8 hours,37 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Salim Khan has celebrated the total number of 89 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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