Posted Thu, December 27, 2012 9:33am IST

The famous Chulbul Pandey turns 47 years old today. And that makes it a perfect day to decode the secret behind the Dabangg dude’s stardom

Salman Khan was born on December 27, 1965 has starred in more than 80 films in Bollywood. While doing that has created a  niche for himself in B-town, and one that clearly defines his personality and stardom. But what exactly do we identify this Dabangg Khan with? What is it that instantly makes him a super hit among his fans? And how does any movie that feature Salman make humongous profit at the box office?

The answers to all this and more lie beneath. The various aspects of Sallu bhai’s personality – attitude, love life, Being Human charity, and much more – make him one of the most desirable stars of B-town. So on his birthday, all of you who are still wondering what makes Salman Khan ‘the Khan’ that he is, peep in and find out!

So there, that’s Salman Khan decoded to the basics just for you, BollywoodLifers. But tell us: What is it about Salman Khan that appeals to YOU the most?

BollywoodLife wishes the Dabangg Khan a very happy birthday!