Salim Khan

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Salim Khan
سلیم خان
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Salim Khan in Aug 2011
Born (1935-11-24) 24 November 1935 (age 83)
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Scriptwriter
Years active1959 − 1996 (Retired), 2013
Spouse(s)
ChildrenSalman Khan
Arbaaz Khan
Sohail Khan
Alvira Khan Agnihotri
Arpita Khan
RelativesThakur Baldev Singh (Father-in-law)
Malaika Arora Khan (Daughter-in-law)
Atul Agnihotri (Son-in-law)

Salim Khan (born 24 November 1935) is an Indian actor and screenwriter. He starred mostly in Hindi movies. Khan is known for his role in Teesri Manzil (1966). He is married to veteran Indian actress Helen. He is the father of actor Salman Khan.[1]

Khan was born in Indore, Central Provinces and Berar, India.

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  1. Swarup, Shubhangi (29 January 2011). "The Kingdom of Khan". OPEN (magazine). Retrieved 2014-07-16. Salim Khan, scriptwriter and father of Salman Khan, remembers the Afghan tribe his family historically belongs to. “It is Alakozai,” he says. “My family came to Indore 150 years ago, and worked as [part of the] cavalry in the time of the British.” Salman Khan is a fifth-generation Khan in India. While completing his MA in Indore, young Salim Khan was spotted by some producers who had come to attend a wedding in Tarachand Barjatya’s family. He then left for Bombay, where he acted in what he calls “indifferent roles” in 20-odd films before switching to scriptwriting. (In the long chain of filmi coincidences, it is Tarachand Barjatya’s grandson, Sooraj Barjatya, who gave Salim’s son Salman his first big hit, Maine Pyar Kiya.)

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