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10 Unknown facts about birthday boy Salman Khan

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Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 11:26 [IST]

Salman Khan is celebrating his 47th birthday today. And he has such a fan following that  right after 12 in the night, #HappyBirthdaySalmanKhan began trending on Twitter. The actor who is basking in the success of Dabangg 2 is still one of the most good looking bachelors.

Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan is Salman Khan's real name. He was born on December 27, 1965. He is the eldest son of celebrated screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Salma Khan.

Talking about Salman Khan's birthday, a source told a leading daily that the Khan family is in a mood to celebrate since Salman Khan had a terrific year. The source says that the family has never felt more unified and at peace with Salman's success. Salman too is in a happy space. Not only this, the Khan family has two reasons to celebrate as Arbaaz Khan too has also proven himself as a director.

Here are some unknown facts about Bollywood hottie Salman Khan.

Unknown Facts About Salman

Superstar Salman Khan was an excellent swimmer in his school days.

Unknown Facts About Salman

Salman made his acting debut with Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988) as a supporting actor but Maine Pyar Kiya(1989) was his first superhit film.

Unknown Facts About Salman

In his struggling days, Salman never used his father Salim Khan's name to get movie offers. Just like any other struggler he used to visit producers on his own for auditions.

Unknown Facts About Salman

Salman frequently donates blood and visits sick children in hospitals. He also works extensively for cancer and AIDS patients.

Unknown Facts About Salman

Salman Khan is a health freak and he exercise daily to keep himself fit.

Unknown Facts About Salman

He loves to drive BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Land Cruiser cars.

Unknown Facts About Salman

Salman Khan has inspired many actors to exercise regularly. He has also trained actors like Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan.

Unknown Facts About Salman

In 2004, People Magazine voted him 7th best-looking man in the world.

Unknown Facts About Salman

Salman loves to visit London.

Unknown Facts About Salman

Sylvester Stallone is Salman's favorite actor and Hema Malini is his favourite actress.

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Story first published:  Thursday, December 27, 2012, 11:17 [IST]
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