» He often appears in films wearing a bracelet with a turquoise stone.
» He is a dedicated bodybuilder, trains every day, and is famous for taking off his shirt in movies and stage shows alike.
» Was voted 7th best-looking man in the World and the best looking man in India by People (magazine), U.S.A.
» Has starred in the highest earning films of 1989, 1991, 1994, 1999, and 2005.
» In 2005, news outlets released what was said to be an illicit copy of a mobile phone call recorded in 2001 by the Mumbai police. It appeared to be a call in which he threatened his ex-girlfriend, Aishwarya Rai, in an effort to force her to appear at social events held by Mumbai crime figures. The call featured boasts of connections to organized crime and derogatory comments about other actors. The alleged tape was tested in the Government's Forensic lab in Chandigarh, which concluded that it was a fake.
» His turbulent relationship with Aishwarya Rai filled gossip columns. Her parents lodged a complaint against him and he was thrown off a movie set on which Ms. Rai was filming.
» April 10, 2006. Salman was handed a five year jail term for hunting the endangered Chinkara. He was remanded to Jodhpur jail, and remained there until April 13, when he was granted bail.
» February 17, 2006. Salman was sentenced to one year in prison for hunting an endangered species, the Chinkara. The sentence was stayed by a higher court during appeal.
» September 28, 2002. Salman was arrested for rash and negligent driving. His car veered onto a sidewalk outside a bakery in Mumbai. One person who was sleeping on the sidewalk died and three others were injured. Charges of culpable homicide were laid against him, but later dropped. However, some legal action in this case appears to be on-going.