Salman Khan and controversies: A closer look
New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has always been linked with controversies, be it his controversial remarks or court cases, Dabangg Khan has always topped the headlines.
'Tiger Zinda Hai' actor was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Jodhpur court in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case here on Thursday.
Salman, 52, was found guilty under Section 9/51 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 for killing two blackbucks, an endangered species, hunting of which is prohibited by law. The incident took place in Kankani village near Jodhpur on October 1-2, 1998, during the shooting of Bollywood film "Hum Saath Saath Hain".
With a crucial verdict just being passed, we bring you closer to the instances when Sallu landed himself in trouble.
Blackbuck poaching case
Salman was found guilty under Section 9/51 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 for killing two blackbucks, an endangered species, hunting of which is prohibited by law. The incident took place in Kankani village near Jodhpur on October 1-2, 1998, during the shooting of Bollywood film "Hum Saath Saath Hain".
Salman Khan hit-and-run case
Salman, who was drunk, rammed his car into a pavement at suburban Bandra which left one pavement dweller killed and four others with injuries in 2002. The Mumbai high-court verdict, however, cleared the actor in 2002 hit-and-run case.
Comment on 26/11 attack
Salman caused uproar with his controversial remark over Mumbai 26/11 attacks when he said that, Mumbai attacks were hyped because elite people were targeted."
Salman's controversial rape remark
"When I used to walk out of the ring, after the shoot, I used to feel like a raped woman. I couldn’t walk straight. I would eat and then, head right back to training. That couldn’t stop," this is what Sallu tweeted which stirred up a controversy and the actor faced criticism from media and several Bollywood celebrities.
When Salman threatened fisherman's family
Once, Salman threatened fisherman's family to shift their boats to somewhere else as they were blocking sea view from his cottages. The complaints were filed at the Bandra police station on September 2011.
When 'Tubelight' was near to its release, he stressed on talks with Pakistan when there was tension in ties between both the nations. "Those who order wars should be sent to the forefront and be told that you fight first," he had stated.