If there is one actor known in Bollywood for launching fresh faces time and again, then Salman Khan’s name pops up first. Salman has always been popular for encouraging fresh talent on the silver screen. Let us have a look at all the lucky faces who got a chance to kickstart their career with the great actor.
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The latest beauty to be launched by Salman Khan is said to be Warina Hussain. This became official after a tweet by Salman stating that he has found ‘the’ girl for the movie ‘Loveratri’.
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In 2015, Salman launched Sunil Shetty’s daughter Athiya Shetty and Aditya Pancholi’s son Sooraj Pancholi in ‘Hero’, a movie of his own production house.
Daisy Shah was launched by Salman in ‘Jai Ho’ in 2014. Daisy served as an assistant choreographer before being chosen by Salman as a lead in his movie. The movie starred many other popular actors including Tabu and Sunil Shetty.
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‘Dabang’ was a big blockbuster for both Salman and Sonakshi Sinha. Sonakshi Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha’s daughter made her debut in the famous movie in which Salman’s character Chulbul Pandey got very popular among the fans. Sonakshi got many good projects after Dabang and is one of the most popular actresses in Bollywood today.
‘Veer’, a period film directed by Anil Sharma, featured Salman and his new launch Zareen Khan. The movie alongwith its songs won a lot of praise and was released in 2010.
In 2005, came the very talked about movie ‘ Lucky : No Time for Love’. It was very much in news since its trailer came out as the new actress debuting in the movie had a very uncanny resemblance with Aishwarya Rai.
Though Katrina made her debut in Boom in 2003, she actually shot to fame after appearing in ‘ Maine Pyar Kyu Kia’ in 2005 with Salman Khan. Today, with so many hits in her kitty, Katrina’s name needs no introduction.
Ayesha Jhulka made her debut in Kurban in 1991 opposite Salman. Afterwards, she bagged quite good movies opposite other popular actors.
GP Sippy launched Raveena Tandon in ‘Patthar Ke Phool’ in 1991. Raveena also won a filmfare award for her role in the movie.
Both Salman and Bhagyashree started their Bollywood journey together in ‘Maine Pyar Kia’ by Sooraj Barjatya.