The most eligible bachelor of Bollywood, ironically, is quite rich in the list of love affairs he had. Having ruled the Bollywood industry for over three decades, he is no less in ruling the actress’ hearts as well. Here’s the list of top 15 love affairs of Salman Khan:
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Probably, one of the most popular love affairs of Salman Khan with Miss World gained a lot of public attention after the film “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”. In 1999, this film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali cast both the actors together. They fell for each other while shooting for the film and stayed together for 2 years. There were reports of physical abuse in the relationship. Aishwarya opened up about their harsh break-up in 2002 stating that he even called her after their breakup and talked rubbish. He even accused her of having affairs with her co-stars, such as Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan and others. She stood with him during his alcoholic and drunk days but she received assault in verbal, emotional and physical forms. Aishwarya even accused him of cheating on her. But Salman rejected all the accusations and claimed those as false ones.
As much as Katrina is famous for her acting in Bollywood, she is equally known for her love affair with Salman. Salman met her for the first time on the sets of “Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya” in 2005. He helped her to get her foot in the industry and even helped in obtain a work permit. She felt safer with him but both parted their ways after dating for four years. Though no announcements of their love story or breakup ever came out in the public, Salman pulled Katrina’s leg on a show stating that she left him.
Reports said that Katrina broke up with him through a text message. It further stated that while shooting for “Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani”, Katrina fell for Ranbir Kapoor and therefore, she left Salman. The break-up seemed quite mature as there was no bad blood ever seen between them. Both even worked together in a few films even after splitting, such as Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai and Bharat. Both share a good bond even after these many years.
This is definitely one of the most important love stories of the actor with Sangeeta Bijlani, who not only dated for a decade but were on the verge of getting married. The actors even accepted that the wedding cards have been printed as well. They both dated in the 90s when Sangeeta made her debut in 1987. On the episode of “Koffee With Karan”, he revealed that Sangeeta caught her with some other actress and therefore, she called off their wedding. Sangeeta told the media that she saw a side of Salman that opened her eyes, and accused him of being incapable of even being a boyfriend, let alone becoming a husband.
Somy’s love for Salman was so deep that she crossed seven seas to meet him and eventually, marry her. She fell in love with her at the age of 17 after watching “Maine Pyaar Kiya” and then came from America to India for Salman. After getting into a relationship, she worked together in the film “Bulund”.They dated from 1991 to 1999 and ended their relationship because Salman started dating Aishwarya while Somy dated him too. She didn’t hold anyone responsible but she moved back to the USA.
The Dabbang of Bollywood once dated the Bangladeshi personality “Faria Alam”. On a show, she revealed her former relationship with Salman but the latter denied having any such affair. Salman further said that he barely knew the girl and doubted if he had ever seen her. Though they are rumoured to have dated for a while only in 1996, they did hit the newspaper headlines. Not much is known about the couple.
The 2005 film “Lucky: No Time For Love” starring Sneha Ullal opposite Salman Khan hit the news headlines. The makers initially wished to cast Sohail Khan for the role but ended up taking Salman for the same. Salman’s sister, Arpita studied with Sneha and after a while, he received a call from Salman offering her the role of a heroine in his film. She accepted the offer and they got very close while shooting for the film. Luckily, she was Aishwarya Rai’s doppelganger, which led her to gain fame in the industry. Though none of them confirmed their dating, rumours surfaced about their love affairs.
The first love of Salman’s life happens to be the actress Kiara Advani’s aunt, Shaheen Jaffrey. In an interview, Kiara revealed that her mother went on cycling with Salman and she introduced Shaheen and Salman, leading to their first relationship. In his autobiography “Being Salman”, Salman wrote about her. At the age of 19, he fell for Shaheen when he visited her college “St. Xaviers College” in a red sports car. Salman even introduced her to his parents.
They were ready to tie the knot but due to Sangeeta’s entry into Salman’s life broke their relationship. Shaheen moved on to join an airline company and settled with the businessman Vikram Aggarwal.
This German actress, rumoured to be the reason behind Salman and Katrina’s breakup, featured in various Indian films in small roles. Salman invited her a few times to his place which made their love affair rumours public. Though the couple denies having any affair between them, she termed their relationship as ‘good friends’.She even got introduced to Salman’s family. She became one of Salman’s muse. There is not much known about their love story to the public. She even featured in the reality show “Big Boss Season 3”, hosted by Salman Khan.
Known as Katrina’s look-alike, she featured in various films with Salman, such as Partner 2, Veer and Ready. It is because of Salman that she found her place in this industry and she calls him her Godfather. Salman even bought her a 3 BHK apartment in Bandra, Mumbai. Though she claims their relationship is friendship only, they were in talks after they appeared in some films together.
Mahek met Salman for the first time in “Big Boss Season 5” and her re-entry after being evicted raised some ears in the public. It further came in the news that Mahek was all over Salman and thinks about him even when she is with her boyfriend. Mahek came from Europe to search for work in the Bollywood industry. She worked in the films Wanted and Main Aur Mrs Khanna with Salman.
Jai Ho actress, Daisy Shah made her debut in Bollywood with co-star Salman. She considers Salman as her role model and her hero. Salman is very possessive of her and considers keeping his private affairs a secret. There were even rumours that Salman objected to her acting in the film “Hate Story 3”, but the actress denied it. He even gifted her a luxury car.
The famous cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s wife is rumoured to have an affair with Salman, after acting in the “Bodyguard” film together. Being a model from British, Salman helped her in making an entry into Bollywood. He later urged her to join his show “Big Boss”. There are not many reports based on their affairs in the media.
This beauty from Sri Lanka acted in various films with Salman, for instance, Kick, Radhe and others. She stayed with Salman and his family during the COVID-19 lockdown in Panvel. Their closeness has always stayed a buzzing topic in the news, though both of them never talked about this affair openly. She gained fame after working with Salman in Kick.
After breaking up with Ajay Devgn, she got involved with Salman while shooting for the film “Jeet” in 1996. However, the two broke up very soon but shared a close relationship even after parting ways. They even featured in a Television show “Entertainment Ki Raat @ 9 – Limited Edition” together. Comparing her relationship with Salman to that with Kareena, she told that Salman is more attached to her than Kareena. She dated Abhishek Bachchan after him and made a public announcement too regarding their engagement but later called it off. After marrying Sanjay Kapur, she even divorced her.
Another foreign actress on the list of Salman’s love life seems to build a connection with him while shooting for “Bodyguard” in Dublin. At their first meeting, Salman fell for this blonde beauty and introduced her to B town by making an item song with her. She got well with Salman’s friends and family and is often spotted hanging out with them. Rumours about their marriage often come up in the media, claimed to be false by Salman and Iulia. Maybe she puts an end to the love affairs of Salman Khan. Will they marry or not? Only time knows.
The list made us fall short of words but the actor’s aura and charm made everyone close to him. Let’s see who he lands up with? Till then, keep guessing about these love affairs of Salman Khan!