As we all know, few actors in Bollywood need no introduction, and Salman Khan is one of them. This talented artist debuted in the Indian movie industry in 1988 as a supporting actor in the movie “Biwi Ho Toh Aise”. At that time, Bollywood witnessed the debut of one of the most outstanding superstars. The famous actor relishes a long and successful career in Bollywood. This star is also known as the ‘Bhaijan of Bollywood’.
This man is also known for his golden heart and his helping nature. In the Hindi film industry, we can see many newcomers who get his support to establish themselves in Bollywood, such as Katrina Kaif, Zarine Khan, etc. Apart from newcomers, he also helped Sajid Wajid, Sanjay Lella Bhansali, and many more to build their careers in Bollywood.
Since the 2000s, he delivered many successful movies which broke many box office records. In the past 3 decades, he made himself one of the most expensive actors in Bollywood. In the course of his acting career, he delivered many blockbuster movies. Here is a list of his 5 blockbuster movies of all time.
1. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
This movie is directed by Kabir Khan, and it is based on the real story of V. Vijayendra Prasad. In this blockbuster movie, Salman Khan plays a powerful role of an Indian man who is trying to find a home for a mute girl. She later turns out to be a Pakistani who has been mistakenly abandoned by her family in India. The story shows how an Indian man without thinking of his life went on a mission of reuniting that girl with her family.
This movie is considered one of the best movies of Salman khan’s career. The cute chemistry between superstar Salman Khan and little girl Harshaali Malhotra fascinated every viewer. In addition to that, Kareena Kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiqui play a vital role in this movie.
This movie still holds second place in the list of the highest-grossing movies in the Hindi Film Industry. For Salman Khan’s brilliant performance, he bagged many awards like Filmfare Award and ZEE Cine Awards for the best Acting category.
2. Dabangg (2010)
If anyone asked any Bollywood lover “who is the funniest police officer in the industry?”, they will immediately say Chubul Panday. Thanks to the great acting of Salman Khan in Dabangg, this imaginary persona now has a convincing facade. Under Abhinav Sigh Kashyap’s direction, superstar Salman Khan has elevated the character to a unique level.
The fact that this is Kashyap’s first time directing a movie cannot be inferred from the way it was made. Sonakshi Sinha performed as Salman’s love interest in this movie and she made her debut with this movie.
Dabangg has racked up revenues of USD 47 million worldwide. In the year of its release, it was also the highest-grossing Bollywood movie. For his performance in Dabangg, Salman Khan was awarded the BIG Star Entertainment Award and the Best Actor Screen Award.
After the box office success of Dabangg, the following two sequels, Dabangg 2 and Dabangg 3, which also get a lot of love from fans, were released in 2021 and 2019, respectively.
3. Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
Directed by Kabir Khan, Ek Tha Tiger is an Indian spy thriller movie that features Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead role. This movie is the main reason for Salman khan’s nickname ‘Tiger’, which has been associated with him.
The highest-grossing Hindi film of the year for release was the spy film. Even better, it brought in USD 7.3 million in its first week, breaking the highest-grossing record in India. By collecting USD 7.1 million abroad, the movie also became the highest-grossing Bollywood film ever.
4. Bodyguard (2011)
The acclaimed Malayalam director Siddique Ismail released a Hindi remake of his own Malayalam film Bodyguard in 2010. Kareena Kapoor has acted alongside Salman Khan in the lead role in this romantic action movie in Hindi. This movie has some stunning action sequences which are completely unforgettable for viewers.
The film served as proof of Salman’s singing talent. Salman contributed his vocals to the song Bodyguard, which was written by Himesh Reshammiya.
For his work in this film, Salman Khan won the Stardust Award for Male Actor of the Year and the Big Star Entertainment Award for Most Exciting Action Actor.
5. Sultan (2016)
Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Salman Khan’s starring, Sultan is one of its kind of romantic sports drama movie. Salman appears in this sporting drama in a brand-new persona. Its main story revolves around a middle-aged wrestler named Sultan Ali Khan, who is portrayed by Salman Khan. In the movie, Sultan gives up his game after the death of his son. However, the situation influences him to resuscitate his career to gain respect for loved ones.
Salman Khan is the heart and spirit of the movie. Anushka Sharma also played the lead role in this movie. One of Salman’s most popular movies is this heartbreaking story of love and loss.
This film broke many records at the box office and became the highest Indian-grossing movie of all time.
Salman Khan is one of the most loved and versatile actors in the Hindi entertainment industry. He gives many blockbuster movies to Bollywood. Salman Khan’s career extended beyond acting. He has also experimented with hosting, tutoring, and film creation, which meant a lot to the film industry. He won many hearts with his powerful performances in the movies. He has a crazy fan following in the Hindi Film industry. He is one of the true superstars of Bollywood.
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