Salim Khan

Profession: Script Writer, Actor

Father of Salim Khan

Abdul Rashid Khan (DIG-Indore, Indian Imperial Police)

Wife/Spouse of Salim Khan

Sushila Charak (m. 18 November 1964)
Helen (m. 1981)

Favourite Sport of Salim Khan


Controversies of Salim Khan

Salim Khan invited the wrath of twitteratis when he defended his son Salman Khan's statement that condemned the ban on Pakistani actors post the Uri terrorist attacks on on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016.  

Information about Salim Khan

Salim Khan's grandfather's great-grandfather had migrated from Afghanistan to India and got settled in Indore State, British India, where they used to live at 21, Palasia, Indore. His family served the British Indian army as cavalry for a long time.  He had written the blockbuster movie Zanjeer's script, which established Amitabh Bachchan as a super star.  He used to go to the college in a car given by his elder brother, in the times when only a few people could afford a car.  Does Salim Khan smoke?: Not known  Before adopting the career as Script Writer, he had worked in about 11 films as a junior actor. However, he did not get credit for most of his roles.  Salim Khan is a trained pilot and got a private pilot's license in 1958.  Salim Khan belonged to a financially sound family background. His father was the DIG in the 'Imperial Indian Police, Indore'.  He is known for his unique story telling and dialogue delivery.  'Education' was the primary reason for Salim Khan's family to emigrate from Afghanistan to India.  Does Salim Khan drink alcohol?: Yes  He was a good cricket player and had played for his college in college tournaments. He was such a good player that he was offered a scholarship for M.A. from his college.  Salim Khan denied a 'Padam Shree' award for which he was nominated in 2014, as he considered that he deserved at least a 'Padam Bhushan'.  He was the highest paid script writer of his times (1970-1980). 

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