I’ve reached the end! And this is just the basic stuff so you have a reference point if you need one. There’s a lot more I could write about Salman, but then his life is still going and his career is still going and you can read all those things in lots of other places. I just wanted to focus on the big personal lessor known highlights. And now I’ll give the general personal and professional timeline for reference.
December 27 1965: Salman Khan is born to Salim and Salma Khan
May 1 1971: Salim Khan and Javed Akhter’s first script together releases, Haathi Mere Saathi, their career is made.
1981: Salim marries Helen, Salma leaves him and enters a period of depression
c. 1982: Salma forgives Salim and moves back in with he and Helen, bringing with her her 4 children.
c. 1984: Salman starts dating a girl from the neighborhood.
c. 1986: Salman starts dating older model Sangeeta Bijlani
1988: Salman appears in his first movie, Biwi Ho To Aisi
c. 1988: Salim adopts Arpita, a baby he found in the street
1989: Salman gets the lead role in Maine Pyar Kiya, his career is made
1990: Salman’s first movie as a writer and star, Baaghi: A Rebel for Love, releases.
1991: Salman and Sangeeta’s engagement falls apart, Salman starts dating teenage model Somy Ali
1993: Salman’s second film as a writer and star, Chandra Mukhi, releases. An Indian reimagining of the Hollywood film “Big”.
1994: Salman reunites with his Maine Pyar Kiya director Sooraj Barjatya for Hum Aapke Hain Koun, which breaks the 19 year box office record set by his father’s film Sholay.
1996: Salman’s sister Alvira marries Atul Agnihotri.
1998: Salman’s brother Arbaaz marries Malaika Arora and brother Sohail marries Seema
1998: While on location for a film, Salman, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, and Sonali Bendre are seen hunting a Blackbuck and arrested, then released on bail.
1999: Salman starts a relationship with Aishwarya Rai, causing Somy Ali to break up with him.
28 September 2002: Salman’s car drives up onto the sidewalk in front of a restaurant in the middle of the night, crushing 5 people and killing one of them.
April 1-7 2003: Viviek Oboroi gives a press conference accusing Salman of threatening him, 6 days later Aishwarya Rai issues a statement confirming abuse from Salman during their relationship.
August 15 2003: Tere Naam comes out, generally regarded as Salman’s greatest acting performance.
2005: Salman is seen publicly with teenage model Katrina Kaif, they are generally known to be dating.
2007: Salman founds his charitable organization/clothing line Being Human.
September 18 2009: Salman has had two years of flop films in his usual comedy/romance genres, now he releases something totally new and different, a straight action film, Wanted. It is an immediate hit and reinvents his star identity.
22 January 2010: Salman’s 3rd film as a writer, Veer, is released and flops.
2014: Photos of Katrina and her rumored boyfriend Ranbir on vacation together hit the internet, which confirms their relationship and that Salman and Katrina are officially broken up.
2014: Iulia Vantur, a Romanian model, is brought in to be exotic eye candy in Salman’s brother-in-law’s movie. Salman meets her and they start dating. She is 34 and already divorced from a Romanian music producer.
2015: Bajrangi Bhaijaan, the second film from Salman’s new production studio SKF (after the American film Dr. Cabbie) releases and sets box office records that are yet to be broken.
2019: Salman’s film Bharat sets box office records for opening day ticket sales and is well on it’s way to being the biggest hit of 2019.