After a brief period of decline in the 2000s, Khan achieved greater stardom in the 2010s by playing the lead role in blockbuster action films with Dabangg (2010), Ready (2011) and Bodyguard (2011).
He rose to prominence with series of action films Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Dabangg 2 (2012), Kick (2014), Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), Sultan (2016) and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017), all of which rank among the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.
In 1994, Khan appeared in Rajkumar Santoshi's Andaz Apna Apna, co-starring Aamir Khan.
At the time of its release, the film failed at the box office but has gained a cult status over the years.
In 2002 he starred in the delayed release Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam.
For Tere Naam, (2003) Taran Adarsh said of him, "Salman Khan is exceptional in a role that fits him to the T.
Twelve of the films in which Khan has acted in have accumulated nett gross earnings of over Khan's off-screen life is marred by controversy and legal troubles.
where Khan played a young man who has to take a child who claims to be his son, under his custody.
His emotional outbursts are splendid..." Khan's work in 2006 included Jaan-E-Mann and Baabul, however neither of these films were successful at the box office.
Khan started 2007 with the ensemble film Salaam E Ishq.
He breathes fire in sequences that demand uneasiness.
But beneath the tough exterior lies a vulnerable person and this facet in particular comes to the fore in the latter reels.