Box office king, Salman Khan is one of the highest-paid actors of the Hindi film industry and is celebrating his birthday today. His first salary maybe a mere Rs 75 but he topped the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for the third time in a row.
Once the superstar had revealed in an interview with news agency Press Trust of India and said, “My first salary was, I think, about Rs 75. I was dancing behind in some show in Taj hotel. One of my friends was dancing there so he took me just for fun.”
“Then it went up to Rs 750 for Campa Cola (a soft drink brand) and then it was Rs 1,500 for the longest time. Then I got paid Rs 31,000 for Maine Pyar Kiya, which was then increased to Rs 75,000 later,” he had added.
The 53 years old actor latest movie Race 3 didn’t perform well with the critics as well as the audience but it clearly surpassed everyone’s expectations and earned Rs 166.40 crore in its lifetime which also stars Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem, Daisy Shah and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead roles. Well, that’s called the charm of Salman Khan!
Hopes are high with Salman Khan as the upcoming year will witness the third collab of him with director Ali Abbas Zafar in Bharat which will hit the screens on Eid, 2019. Ali and Salman hold a great record with Tiger Zinda Hai and Sultan at the box office and as a result, Bharat has been put to the expectations of fans and everyone else.
Bharat also stars Katrina Kaif, Disha Patani, Sunil Grover and Tabu and had made headlines before the exit of Priyanka Chopra from the lead role.
As of now, Salman is busy in the shooting of his reality show Bigg Boss 12 whose grand finale is next on the dates!