Salman Khan is one of the most amazing actors in Bollywood. He is celebrating his 55th birthday today and the superstar’s fans all over the world are celebrating it like a festival.

Salman has given some amazing masterpieces and blockbusters to this industry and he has been widely applauded for his hold over the audience. From playing a cop to a doting son, Salman has played it all. So on Salman’s special day, let’s look at some of his most loved characters.


Salman Khan’s most loved characters:

Chulbul Pandey from ‘Dabangg’

Salman’s ‘Dabangg’ franchise is an absolute fan favourite series. His character Chulbul Pandey is loved immensely. Chulbul is the ultimate quirky cop who is very emotional yet very badass. The first installment came out in 2010 and the third one came out last year in December.

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Bajrangi from ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan‘

Bajrangi was one of the most unexpected characters played by Salman. The movie hit the theatres in 2015 and fans loved to see their favourite star play such a touching character. In the film, his real name is Pawan but as he is a devotee of Lord Hanuman, he was fondly called Bajrangi Bhaijaan.

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Radhe Mohan from ‘Tere Naam’

Salman played Radhe Mohan in the blockbuster ‘Tere Naam’. His hairstyle had become quite a rage among his fans. It was called the ‘Tere Naam cut’.

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Sameer from ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’

‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ always tops the list of romantic movies by Salman. His character Sameer made hearts flutter across the globe. Salman’s fans across the globe still enact some of the iconic scenes from the movie.

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Prem Bhopali from ‘Andaaz Apna Apna’

‘Andaaz Apna Apna’ is and will always be one of the funniest movies ever made in Bollywood. Doesn’t matter if you are watching it for the 100th time you will still go ROFL. We saw the iconic duo of the 90’s Aamir Khan and Salman Khan come together in this masterpiece. Salman played the character of Prem Bhopali, who is a daydreamer with a goal to get rich by marrying an heiress but is very gullible.

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Sultan Ali Khan from ‘Sultan’

Sultan is Salman’s one of the best work so far. ‘Sultan’ portrays the life of a wrestler who goes through several ups and downs in his personal and professional life. He co-starred alongside Anushka Sharma and the movie was loved by the critics and the fans alike.

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Tiger from ‘Ek Tha Tiger’

Salman went by multiple names in the movie as he played a spy who worked for RAW. From Salman’s chequered scarf to the catchy music everything about the movie had become a rage among the actor’s fans.

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Karan Singh from ‘Karan Arjun’

‘Karan Arjun’ was one fo the iconic movies of the 90s. It was the second hit after ‘Dilwale Dhulaniya Le Jayenge’. Salman was seen along with Shah Rukh Khan and their bromance was widely applauded. Fans still wish to see the duo again in a movie.

Devi Lal Singh from ‘Kick’

‘Kick’ was directed by Sajid Nadiawala. Salman and Jacqueline had done an amazing job together in the film. Salman’s train stunt had become a hit from the movie.

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Radhe from ‘Wanted’

This Prabhu Deva directed thriller was a hit among the fans. Salman played the role of undercover police officer. The movie als starred Ayesha Takia and her chemistry with Salman was palpable.

We wish Salman Khan a very happy birthday and hope that he keeps entertaining us with his amazing work for the years to come.

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