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Happy Birthday Salman: Reasons why he is the ultimate superstar

27 Dec 2017 | By Ankita Chakravarti

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has stepped into his 52nd year today.

Once hailed as the bad boy of Bollywood, Salman now owns the tag of being more human than ever. But whatever terms he has been bestowed with, one thing remains intact that he is the ultimate superstar of Bollywood.

Here's what makes him the bhai, that he is.

In context: Happy birthday to the only bhai of Bollywood!

27 Dec 2017Happy Birthday Salman: Reasons why he is the ultimate superstar

NameHis films need no content, just his name

Shakespeare once asked, "What's in a name?" But, little did he know that there would be actors in Bollywood whose movies run just on their names.

Salman is certainly one of them. Although people talk about the absence of logic in his films, they manage to mint crores.

His fans are so loyal that the lack of content in his movies just doesn't matter.

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Godfather to many newcomers

GodfatherGodfather to many newcomers

Salman certainly believes in smoothing the rugged path for the newcomers, who aspire to be in Bollywood.

From Katrina Kaif, Zarine Khan to Sonakshi Sinha, Salman Khan has helped many newcomers to make their debut in Bollywood without facing much hurdles.

He has also helped Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Himesh Reshammiya and Sajid Wajid to establish their careers.

Full marks for being the Godfather!

Social workSalman wears philanthropy on his sleeves

The Salman we know today is very different from the Salman we knew 20 years back.

He was short-termed, a brat in every sense and had zero tolerance. But today he is hailed as the most large-hearted actor in Bollywood because of his social activities.

To help the underprivileged children with education and health-care, Salman Khan has opened an NGO called 'Being Human'.

MessiahSalman Khan has turned messiah for colleagues many times

Salman is one actor in Bollywood, who everyone in the industry can turn to, in their trying times because he never says no.

Often times, he has done item songs and cameos for his friends to increase the popularity of their films.

Happy birthday, bhai! We don't adore you like your fans, but today is not the day to talk about your eccentricities.

So, dear reader, which Salman's movie would you watch today?