Some interesting trivia on Salman Khan

Dec 27, 2013, 08:22 IST | The Centrestage Team

From the charming Prem of Maine Pyaar Kiya to the brash Chulbul Pandey of Dabangg, actor Salman Khan is one of the most charismatic and quirky celebs of Bollywood. As Sallu turns 48, CS shares some trivia about him

>> He studied acting at popular actress Daisy Irani’s acting institute along with his friends Sajid Khan and Chunky Pandey.

>> He was an excellent swimmer in his school days and was even tipped for representing the country one day.

>> Salman wears a bracelet on his right wrist that has a blue stone in it. His belief is that it wards off negative vibes. He has been wearing it for the past 15 years.

>> In his early days as a struggling actor, Salman never used his father’s name or influence like many other heroes with relatives in the industry do. He used to visit producers on his own and audition for roles.

>> He suffers from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly known as the suicide disease. Recently, it has affected his voice as well. The actor’s condition is now being treated on a regular basis with checkups.

>> He is a good painter.

>> In the past few years, he has been mentor to many young actors like Sonakshi Sinha, Pulkit Samrat, Zarine Khan, Sooraj Pancholi and many more.

>> He is known for helping the poor and needy by distributing food and clothes discreetly. At one time, he also donated blood to the needy regularly.  

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