Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan, credited as Salman Khan, is an Indian film actor, producer, television personality, singer and philanthropist. In a film career spanning more than twenty five years, Khan has received numerous awards, including two National Film Awards as a producer, and two Filmfare Awards as an actor. Described by the CNN as one of the world's biggest stars, he has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide, and is cited in the media as one of the most popular and commercially successful actors of Indian cinema.
The son of screenwriter Salim, Khan began his acting career with a supporting role in Biwi Ho To Aisi and achieved breakthrough with a leading role in his next release—Sooraj Barjatya's romance Maine Pyar Kiya. Wikipedia