Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been in the industry for as long as one can imagine. He made his acting debut in 1988 with Biwi Ho To Aisi, but it wasn't until a year later, that he finally managed to make a way into the audiences' hearts. After starring in Maine Pyar Kiya opposite Bhagyashree, the actor became an overnight success. And while he did have a few hits and misses after that, he is now one of the top paid actors in the industry, which a fan following of millions from all across the world. But things were never too easy for him.
Speaking at the NEXA IIFA Awards 2019 press conference, Salman said that the bond he made with his fans through Maine Pyar Kiya is something he has maintained till date. He added, "It’s taken me about 30 years. From ‘Sallu’ and ‘Salle’ to ‘Bhai’ and ‘Bhaijaan.’ It has taken me a long time to achieve that. I am very happy with this growth and with my fans. Not that I earlier didn’t, but I am going to work so hard that they will always get to see me on screen, on TV and in real life. They spend so much to watch our films, that needs to be appreciated."
The 20th IIFA Awards will be taking place in the financial capital of India - Mumbai - on September 18 this year. This time around, actors Arjun Kapoor and Ayushmann Khurrana will be hosting the award show. The ceremony will also consist of numerous performances including that of Salman. Other performers include the ever gorgeous Katrina Kaif, Sara Ali Khan and Madhuri Dixit. Brother's from Karan Johar's upcoming film Takht, Ranveer Singh and Vicky Kaushal will also be setting the stage on fire with their moves. Music composer Amit Trivedi, Salim Sulaiman, Neha Kakkar and Jassi Gill will also be amongst the main highlights of 2019's IIFA Awards.