Bollywood star Salman Khan is one of the finest actors in Bollywood. He has given many successful movies to the Hindi film industry, which broke records at the box office. Salman Khan movies have created history at the box office. Owing to his movies and acting, the ‘Bhaijaan’ of Bollywood is loved by almost every Indian movie fan. Fans simply love to watch him and his movies. Be it action or comedy, a lover boy or a sincere son, Salman Khan has given his best performance in almost all kinds of roles.
There are countless movies by the actor which you just can’t miss. Selecting a few best movies of Salman Khan is certainly a subjective call. However, we have selected a few best Salman Khan movies, which are definitely not to be missed.
11 Best Salman Khan Movies [All Time Hits]
Today we will know about some best movies of Salman Khan, which played a very important role in his success and made him the Dabangg of Bollywood-
1. Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! (1994)
Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! is one the of evergreen movies of Indian cinema which received abundant love from all generations. The musical-romantic drama is directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya and the cast includes Madhuri Dixit, Salman Khan, Mohnish Bahl, Renuka Shahane among others. This film has been declared as the biggest blockbuster of the modern era by the Box office India. Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! bagged five Filmfare Awards, including Best Film.
Coming to the film’s story, Prem and Nisha fall in love during the wedding of their respective brother (Rajesh) and sister (Pooja). However, after Pooja dies, leaving a baby behind, the movie takes a turn as the family plans the wedding of Nisha and Rajesh to take care of the baby. What happens next is the real twist.
2. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
Bajrangi Bhaijaan is an adventurous comedy-drama movie directed by Kabir Khan. The cast includes Salman Khan, Harshaali Malhotra, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Kareena Kapoor in lead roles. The film has been a huge success and bagged many awards including National Film Award for Best Popular Film.
The movie is about the efforts put by an Indian man Pawan, a devotee of Lord Hanuman to reunite a 6-year old Pakistani girl with her family in Pakistan.
3. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is a romantic musical drama directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film cast includes Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, and Zohra Sehgal, among others. The film which has been one of the biggest blockbusters at the box office won 4 National Awards.
The film plot is a love triangle wherein Sameer (Salman Khan) and Nandini (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) love each other. However, Nandini gets married to Vanraj (Ajay Devgn). What happens later forms the rest of the story.
4. Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)
Maine Pyar Kiya is Salman Khan’s first film as the lead actor. This is a romantic musical film directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya. The film’s cast includes Salman Khan, Bhagyashree, Alok Nath, and Rajeev Verma, among others. This film which happened to be a superhit, bagged six awards, including Best Film at the 35th Filmfare Awards.
The film is a simple love story wherein Prem (Salman Khan) and Suman (Bhagyasrhree) fall in love. However, their love won’t be approved by their families, following which Prem does to win his love for the rest of the movie.
5. Sultan (2016)
Sultan is a romantic sports drama directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. The film features Salman Khan, Kubbra Sait, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda among others. Sultan has been a blockbuster hit and is one of the highest-grossing Indian films.
Sultan is about a wrestler who gives up wrestling after the death of his just-born son. The movie is about how he makes his comeback as a wrestler.
6. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
Andaz Apna Apna is one of the superhit Hindi comedy films of all time in Bollywood. The film is directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. The cast of the film includes Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor in lead roles.
The movie is about Amar (Aamir Khan) and Prem (Salman Khan), who are from middle-class families, and how both try to impress Raveena (Raveena Tandon) for the sake of her property forms the whole movie.
7. Tiger Zinda Hai (2017)
Tiger Zinda Hai is one of the best action movies of Salman Khan. It is a sequel to the actor’s 2012 film Ek Tha Tiger. The film is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and features Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anupriya Goenka, Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles. Tiger Zinda Hai is also one of the highest-grossing Indian movies of all time.
The movie is about a secret agent Tiger, played by Salman Khan who joins forces with Zoya on a mission to rescue a group of Indian and Pakistani nurses who are held hostage by a terrorist organization in Iraq.
8. Tere Naam (2003)
Tere Naam is another blockbuster movie from Salman Khan in which the actor’s performance was hugely appreciated and is said to his best performance to date. The movie is directed by Satish Kaushik. Salman Khan and Bhoomika Chawla are the lead characters in the film.
Salman Khan who portrays the character of Radhey Mohan, a rowdy boy falls in love with a girl Nirjara (Bhoomika Chawla). What happens after Nirjara who initially dislikes Radhey starts liking him and how Radhey becomes mentally unstable forms the rest of the story.
9. Dabangg (2010)
Dabangg is an action drama film that happened to be the highest-grossing film in Bollywood in 2010. The film has bagged several awards, which include 6 Filmfare awards along with the National Film Award for Best Popular Film. The film is directed by Abhinav Kashyap. The lead actors in the movie are Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonu Sood, and Arbaaz Khan.
Salman Khan, who portrayed the role of a cop as Chulbul Pandey in the movie, has become one of the most popular characters in Bollywood.
10. Judwaa (1997)
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Judwaa is an action-comedy drama film that is loved by fans even today. The film is directed by David Dhawan. The cast includes Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Rambha, Kader Khan among others. Salman Khan can be seen in a double role in the movie.
The film is about two twin brothers (portrayed by Salman) who get separated after their birth, how they meet after they grow up and what happens next is the plot of the movie.
11. Kick (2014)
Kick is an action comedy film, and it was another box office hit movie by Salman Khan in 2014. The movie is directed by none other than Sajid Nadiadwala. The movie collected around $53 million at the box office and became one of the blockbuster movies by Salman Khan. The lead roles are played by Salman Khan, Jaqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who played the villain in the movie.
The story of the movie revolves around Devi Lal Singh (Salman Khan), who does everything to get a kick (pleasure) out of it. That ultimately leads him to become a thief named Devil, but he only steals from those who are already stealing money from the general public. Himanshu (Randeep Hooda), who is a police officer and he, chases the Devil to the end of the world. That’s enough spoilers! To know more, you have to watch the movie yourself.
I have listed all the top movies of Salman Khan, but the number of blockbuster movies Salman Khan has given is huge. Here, I have also listed some honorable mentions that you should definitely watch.
- Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
- Baghban (2003)
- Wanted (2009)
- Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004)
- Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
So, if you have not watched any of the above Salman Khan movies, watch them now and enjoy!