10 Movies That Made Salman Khan the ‘Sultan’ Of Bollywood


Which date Eid is falling? It is as stupid for an Indian as it is like asking which day 15th August is falling. No Hindu or Muslim, Eid in India means watching Salman’s movie; at least for the ‘bhai” fans. It would be a perfect waste of time now to talk about ‘Sultan‘; set an exam, and bhai fan will score ten out of ten.

However, it would definitely wrong to claim Eid made Salman a superstar. This Sultan had smashed the box office many times before, even in an era when Eid releases were no this big. This line-up presents 10 such Salman Khan starred as a perfect proof of the above claim.

Hum Apke Hain Kaun: A Favourite for Every Salman Fan Aunty Who Was a Teen In 90s

Sooraj Barjatya and Salman Khan is a magic combo, and the movies like Hum Apke Hain Kaun are the reasons. It’s a perfect Aloknath type Sanskari flick that you can watch with your entire family without any hesitation. Needless is to say the movie rocked the surface of Salman, a new comer then.

Maine Pyaar Kiya: Unbelievable, But Bhai Is This Good On Screen

Salman was too adorable in the flick, in an era when love stories used to be a bit effusive; and Salman was perfectly fitting the bill. Sooraj Barjatya discovered a handsome young man, and very few had imagined he would be the ‘Sultan’ once.

Andaaz Apna Apna: Bhai Is Never Insecure, Even Aamir Alongside

So much is being talked about the sequel/remake of this 1994 comic masterpiece, and every bhai fan would definitely love it. Well, no need to be such desperate, though. Go and watch it now; the movie is as refreshing as it was 20-25 years back. Frankly, Salman was too good in comic character in this than any of his contemporaries of the same genre.

Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya: Bhai Got the Habit of Putting the Shirt Off, and It Became A Trend

Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya made the B-town heroes aware that time have come to get transformed from a family-pack avatar to six packs. And now, any rookie in tinsel town comes with 6 packs, 8 pack, 12 pack these days, and nobody cares. Shirtless body means Salman. Well, PKTDK was not just about flaunting the body, though; Salman won Filmfare for the same.

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam: Bhai’s Heartbroken Lover Boy Quest Begins from Here

Here it is another proof for the claim that Salman doesn’t really feel insecure about the presence of another big name. This star-studded flick was a smashing hit, and undoubtedly one of those movies where you get to witness the true acting knack of Salman.

Tere Naam: Perhaps the “Actor’” Salman at Its Best

Honestly, no one would be as touchy as Radhe as Salman. Compare Shahrukh in Devdas and Salman in Tere Naam, especially the pathetic parts, and it would be thoroughly evident that Salman was just irreplaceable in that movie.

No Entry: Who said it’s A Multi-Starrer? It’s A Hit Because Salman Was There

Salman was as dashing as cool the character he was portraying. In an era, when his contemporaries like Sharukh and Aamir were still stuck with their own genres, bhai proved why he had got a big heart. After all, Salman matters, no matter what is the genre.

Wanted: Bhai’s Comeback after a Series of Setback

Frankly, Salman would definitely love to forget the era in between 2003-2009. A nice bundle of flops, starting from Veer, Heroes to Yuvvraaj, would have made any one else vanished from the B-town, considering the competition and rivalries here. Anyway, he was Salman and knows well what it needs to counter such occasions. You can say this (Wanted) was the movie that introduced the formula of remakes of south hits in B-town. Many complained initially about the trend, but all started following gradually.

Dabangg: Swagat Nehi Karoge Pandey Ji Ka

Here it starts the Salman and Eid saga. A movie can’t really be more amusing than this. It was like; writer kept Salman in frame and wrote a perfect commercial flick for a grand Indian gala. Especially, the punch lines like hum tumme itne ched karenge, thappad se dar nehilagta sahab, Swagat Nahi Karoge, were the perfect elements to create the typical Indian theatre environment, as of 90s.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan: Undoubtedly the Best Script Salman Has Worked So Far

Salman Khan is not just about flexing the muscles or the controversies. Bajrangi Bhaijaan was the befitting reply to all those who were missing a strong message based flick in entire career of Salman. Well, it was not just about script, though, Salman was too commendable in the movie using all his experience.

Finally, we have got Sultan this Eid. The banner is big, and even bigger is the star cast. Anticipation is at the peak about the flick. Moreover, Salman’s effort is pretty evident. Salman’s raped woman comment has also provided it the needful negative quota. It releases 6th July, so, forget about tickets if you haven’t booked one yet.

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