Indian Cinema Series
The slick, muscular torso of devoted bodybuilder Salman Khan is a familiar sight to anybody who follows the Bollywood scene, who is No. 3 on our Top Indian Actors countdown. The well-sculpted celebrity has been in the spotlight for some time now, having made his debut in the late 80s, in the 1989 blockbuster Maine Pyar Kiya, for which he was recognized with a Filmfare Best Male Debut Award. Along with being voted the seventh best looking man in the world by People magazine in 2004, Khan has also won numerous acting awards throughout his career, striking a balance between looks and ability.
Roles in some of Bollywood’s top grossing films over the past two decades have made him one of the industry’s most high-profile actors (although his foray into Hollywood has not gone nearly as well, with a few failed releases hardly worth mentioning). Since 2008, Khan has found further fame and fortune successfully hosting 10 Ka Dum, the Indian version of the popular international reality game show Power of 10. Apart from his movie and TV career, Khan’s love life is a major topic in Indian celebrity gossip and the media. Still technically a bachelor–to some, Bollywood’s most eligible–he has been dating our No.1 Indian actress, Katrina Kaif since 2003.Enjoying this article? Click here to subscribe for full access. Just $5 a month.