The Sultan of the Bollywood turns 51 today (December 27). He began his acting career with a supporting role in ‘Biwi Ho To Aisi’ in 1988 and later got breakthrough in Sooraj Barjatya’s ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’ in 1989.
Surpassing his own records in Bollywood industry, do you know how educated your bhaijaan is?
Salman, who is popularly known as ‘bhai’ (brother), has completed his schooling from St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai like his younger brothers Arbaaz and Sohail. Previously, he studied at The Scindia School, Gwalior for a few years.
Salman worked as an assistant director after he dropped out of St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai. You might not know that he had written three scripts before he became an actor. Moreover, he has learnt painting from his mother Salma.
Apart from giving up the smashing superhit movies, Salman Khan founded ‘Being Human’ in 2007 which aids in education and health care for the underprivileged people in India.
Here’s a look at some of the Being Human foundation initiatives in the education sector:
- It provides education to 200 children at the Akshara High School in Mumbai and another 300 through Aseema, a Mumbai-based not-for-profit organisation
- The foundation also works for Career Development Centres (CDC) in non-urban areas which designed to offer training to the local, educated and under-served youth.The training courses were designed to meet the entry level job requirements of any organised sector
- In August 2014, the foundation began an educational resource center in a village called ‘Waje’ to provide basic teaching aids and tools in arithmetic, English, Marathi, health awareness and social themes to children from the local community
- It supports MPSM’s (a voluntary organisation engaging in educational and developmental action for the upliftment of tribal and farming communities in Maharashtra) arithmetic project which would offers skills in basic mathematics to four thousand children from these tribal communities
- The foundation is also working with the ‘Veer’ organisation which helps differently abled people in the employment sector.