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Being Salman

Being Salman

Jasim Khan
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Salman Khan turns fifty on 27 December 2015. Having made his film debut in 1988, he has found his place in the hearts of millions, with blockbuster movies ranging from Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Koun to the more recent Dabangg, Ek Tha Tiger, Kick and Bajrangi Bhaijaan to his credit. He is also well known for his magnanimity, including his work with the non-profit charitable organization, Being Human, which he runs.
Salman’s stint with controversies has been as long as his career. His personal life has often made headlines, as have his involvements in the blackbuck poaching case and the hit-and-run case. He has a reputation for getting hot under the collar and abusive when riled. These attributes have earned him the dubious title of the ‘bad boy of Bollywood’.
Which is the real Salman Khan? Why is he the way he is?
This book delves into Salman’s family lineage and his personal history to reveal interesting vignettes and unknown facts about the enigmatic and immensely popular superstar, and will help his many fans understand what ‘Being Salman’ is all about.

Imprint: Penguin Viking

Published: Dec/2015

ISBN: 9780670088461

Length : 256 Pages

MRP : ₹599.00

Being Salman

Jasim Khan

Salman Khan turns fifty on 27 December 2015. Having made his film debut in 1988, he has found his place in the hearts of millions, with blockbuster movies ranging from Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Koun to the more recent Dabangg, Ek Tha Tiger, Kick and Bajrangi Bhaijaan to his credit. He is also well known for his magnanimity, including his work with the non-profit charitable organization, Being Human, which he runs.
Salman’s stint with controversies has been as long as his career. His personal life has often made headlines, as have his involvements in the blackbuck poaching case and the hit-and-run case. He has a reputation for getting hot under the collar and abusive when riled. These attributes have earned him the dubious title of the ‘bad boy of Bollywood’.
Which is the real Salman Khan? Why is he the way he is?
This book delves into Salman’s family lineage and his personal history to reveal interesting vignettes and unknown facts about the enigmatic and immensely popular superstar, and will help his many fans understand what ‘Being Salman’ is all about.

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Jasim Khan

Jasim Khan is a senior journalist and TV producer active in the field of journalism for the last fifteen years. After completing his training in radio and television journalism, he has been associated with many reputed news channels like Zee News, Aaj Tak and Star News (now ABP News). Currently, he produces special shows as an Associate Executive Producer for ABP News. Jasim Khan was born and brought up in Baitul district of Madhya Pradesh. He holds a postgraduate degree in Zoology from Dr Hari Singh Gaur University, Sagar. He is based in Delhi NCR and can be reached at khan.jasim@gmail.com.

Deepak Sharma is a journalist, traveller, poet and theatre activist. Born and brought up in the hills of Himachal, he is in his element amidst mountains and forests. After almost a decade in TV journalism, he has now moved on to the Web medium. When not scribbling words, he can be found playing music, chatting with friends or daydreaming. Deepak can be reached at dpak_1781@hotmail.com.