Bollywood’s most eligible bachelor Salman Khan turns 52 today (Wednesday). When most of the Bollywood celebrities were partying at Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s grand reception in Mumbai, the ‘Dabangg’ star had a naïve birthday celebration with his family members and close friends at his Panvel farmhouse. The birthday party would be incomplete without Salman’s latest release Tiger Zinda Hai’s co-artist Katrina Kaif who later joined the party held last night with the movie’s director Ali Abbas Zafar.
‘The Indian Express’ said quoting Salman Khan, “With the success of ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’, Katrina has given me the best gift of the year.” The box office success of ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ is doubling the enjoyment of his 52nd birthday. This movie has been enjoying a tremendous run at the box office, earned more than Rs 150-crore in just five days on its release. The spy thriller also managed to earn Rs.54.79 crore from overseas as well. Not just this, this movie has been able to spellbound the critics. Salman credited his co-star for the film’s success by saying that, “Only because of Katrina Kaif, Tiger Zinda Hai has worked.”
Meanwhile, Bollywood celebrities showered blessings and good wishes on Salman Khan’s birthday. In a tweet message, Aamir Khan wished the star for a very happy birthday and also plugged a congratulation message for tremendous success of ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ movie. Not only Aamir, but the another emperor Khan of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan also wished Salman in the most adorable way. He sang a few lines for the ‘birthday boy’ at an event in Mumbai. Although none of these two Khans could participate in his birthday party. Besides Karan Johar, Farah Khan, Taran Adarsh, Sonam Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sonakshi Sinha, Sania Mirza and many more celebrities showered their blessings and wishes through tweeter messages.
On the other hand, good news has been announced for Salman Khan’s fans on his birthday. Salman’s brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri and Bhushan Kumar’s T-series have joined hands to produce his next big project ‘Bharat’, which is an adaptation to the South Korean film Ode to my father (2014). ‘Bharat’ will be steered by Ali Abbas Zafar, who churned out two blockbusters with Salman in ‘Sultan’ and ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’.
Now Salman Khan is busy with his upcoming project ‘Race 3’ where he portrayed a negative role for the first time in his three decades spanning career.