Salman Khan purchased a silver gray Audi R8 in December 2010, and had been photographed arriving at several Bollywood award functions in this machine powerful machine by the German auto giant. The $205,000 vehicle possesses a killer combination of superb acceleration allied with mind-blowing speed. The R8 takes just 3.5 seconds to clock 100 km/hour after start and is capable of a top speed of 320 km/hour. Metallic paint and all-LED headlights combine to impart a trendy look to the exterior. The infotainment package consists of the Bang & Olufsen 465 watt surround sound system.
German auto giant gifted a silver white Audi Q7 to Salman Khan on December 2011 in order to mark the success of one of the highest grossing Bollywood films of the year, ‘Bodyguard’. The Audi Q7 featured extensively in the movie in question in several scenes and both its lead stars were shown hitching a ride on it. The top most Audi official in India, Michael Perschke handed over the keys of the SUV to Khan at the function. Industry experts labeled the move as a smart marketing tactic which was sure to have a positive impact on the Q7’s sales in India.
Land Rover Range Rover Vogue
Salman Khan drives around in a silver white Land Rover Range Rover Vogue, a SUV which was gifted to him by his brother, actor Arbaaz Khan in 2010 during the filming of his blockbuster movie “Dabbang”. The SUV possesses an imposing external appearance and is one of the first vehicles in its class to sport an all-aluminum body frame. The Rover is guaranteed to provide the smoothest possible ride in even some of the worst potholed roads. The actor has extensively customized the interiors of the Rover and lined the seats with high quality suede leather.
Suzuki Intruder M1800 RZ limited edition motorbike
Salman Khan helped himself to an electric blue Suzuki Intruder M1800 RZ limited edition motorbike on September 2012. The actor is an avid biker and loves to collect classic motorcycles and the Intruder is a welcome addition to his envious collection. Incidentally, Khan is the brand ambassador for the Indian sub-division of Suzuki Motorcycles and has used Suzuki bikes as props during the filming of his blockbusters. Salman’s bike is powered by a four stroke 1783cc engine that delivers 127bhp of output along with peak torque of 160Nm.
Salman Khan was gifted a black Suzuki Hayabusa on December 2012 by the Japanese auto giant. The actor endorses Suzuki motorcycles in India and the gift was a gesture of appreciation from Suzuki for adding value to its brand. Khan is an avid biker and possesses a massive collection of super bikes, many of which come from the Suzuki stable. Salman used to own an earlier version of the Hayabusa and has confessed in a media interview that it is one his favorite super bikes. The four-stroke four-cylinder bike is fired by a 1340cc engine.
Salman Khan acquired a silver gray BMW X6 on October 2009. In a noble gesture, the actor decided to take out a few underprivileged children along with him on his first ride in the car. Khan has arrived in several Bollywood parties driving the X6. The $100,000 car is considered to be a “Sports Activity Coupe” and its exterior appearance bears a strong resemblance to vintage fastback coupes owing to a dramatically downward sloping roof line. The interiors feature luxury add-ons like premium leather upholstery, high end music system and power front seats.
It was indeed a major chill out vacation that Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan embarked on when he booked a 75,000 Dirhams a week resort on an island in Dubai in January 2012. He was there immediately after his 46th birthday celebrations along with his sister and brothers, relaxing in the sun and shine of Dubai.
Location: The city-state of Dubai is located along the Persian Gulf, to its southeast. It is on the Arabian peninsula as one of the seven Emirates making up the country, UAE.
Accommodation: Being such a vacation hub, Dubai boasts of more than 500 hotels! Accommodation is as economical as $200 a night in Hilton Dubai or Al Manzil. Royal accommodation can be obtained at the Burj Khalifa for about $1,700 a night.
Main Attractions: Dubai is an all-round vacation package for those that can afford to go there. It provides for everything from cruises to desert adventures, shopping to tasting cuisines, beaches to some of the world's best golf courses which are frequented by the top professionals. A full day can be spent in the desert adventure, driving in a 4-wheel drive atop dunes and mounting camels while getting a taste of the rich bio-diversity that exists even in such harsh climes.
Dubai also presents itself as the perfect base for any traveler wishing to explore all the different Emirates of the country. Shopping malls abound in the place and with their duty-free shopping facilities, they attract tourists from around the world who come here to shop! There are also special shopping festivals during which huge crowds gather in Dubai.
An affluent paradise, Dubai is known for its top class resorts with dedicated spa relaxation and well-being centers. Apart from all these, there are innumerable beach options where one can go diving, snorkeling, surfing or simple swimming in the turquoise green waters. All said and done, a visit to Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, is a must.
Being Human NGO
Indian film actor Salman Khan has philanthropic plans to increase the reach of his charitable organization “Being Human” to a wider audience. And to further this, he has undertaken several initiatives such as campaigning for the sale of “Being Human” merchandise like art and Gold coins. All the proceeds from the activities of the NGO are dedicated to spreading health care and education for the underprivileged. The man with the golden heart has also decided to launch his own production company in 2011. Money generated from the films produced under his banner will be donated to the Being Human Foundation.
The actor will also sell a range of merchandise starting with his signature clothing line online and in stores for the benefit of the NGO. In November 2010, the organization tied with MDRI to raise awareness and create database of marrow donors in India for patients suffering from blood related illness such as leukemia and aplastic anemia. Khan facilitated the release of over 400 inmates who already had served their sentences but were locked up due to economic reasons. The artist even arranged the screening of a national award winning film produced under his banner for under privileged children.
Hindi film actor Salman Khan is currently the flavor of the season in India with all his films running to packed houses. Khan considers the silver Turquoise bracelet gifted by his uncle a long time back to be his lucky mascot and one of the reasons for his box office purple patch. The actor is so in love with it that he tries to incorporate the accessory in all of his movies. The silver bracelet has been embellished with a precious Turquoise stone and Salman wears it all the time on his right wrist.