Mumbai: The year 2015 has been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride for Bollywood superstar - Salman Khan – who has been raking in the moolah at the Box Office.
However, this year holds greater significance primarily because the hunk of an actor has had a number of moments of ecstasy to cherish.
The Bollywood titan, has had a blissful journey with accomplishments overriding depressing episodes that his ardent fans would love to overlook.
Here’s taking a look at why the year 2015 has been eventful for Salman Khan:
Bombay High Court’s verdict in the 2002 hit-and-run case
The Bombay High Court acquitted Salman Khan of all charges in the 2002-hit-and-run case. The Bombay HC gave its verdict stating that the investigation in the case was highly deplorable and hence the actor cannot be convicted on the basis of doubt.
On September 28, 2002, the actor's car had rammed into a shop in suburban Bandra. In the mishap, one person was killed and four others injured.
The actor had approached the Bombay High Court after a sessions court DW Deshpande held him guilty of the tragic death of one of the victims in the case on May 6 this year. The court had sentenced Salman to five years in jail. In addition to his 5 years sentencing, the Bollywood actor was also slapped with 2 months imprisonment and a fine of Rs 500 for driving without licence.
But Bombay High Court’s verdict came as a relief not just to the actor and his family, but millions of his fans across the world.
Salman Khan’s Box Office achievements
Salman Khan went on to become the first Bollywood star to rake in Rs 500 crores in just one year with two back-to-back blockbusters – Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo respectively.
Bigg Boss Salman Khan
Salman Khan returned to the small screen as the host of super-hit reality show ‘Bigg Boss’. He has been hosting the show since the last five years. With the ninth edition of the show, Salman entered the sixth year of his association with the show.
Salman Khan at 50!
Salman Khan will soon turn 50 and will join his contemporaries- Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan in the 50 club! The hunk of an actor, who has been in the industry for over two decades and a half, rules the roost even today.
Salman Khan celebrates his birthday on December 27.