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The 3 Superstar Khans of Bollywood - Salman, Shahrukh and Aamir Khan

Updated on May 26, 2016
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The Super Star Khans of Bollywood - Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan
The Super Star Khans of Bollywood - Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan

The 3 Big Khans of Bollywood - Friendship and Rivalry

No matter how many Khans are there in the Hindi Film Industry, it is the 3 Superstar Khan’s who rule the Bollywood – Salman, Shahrukh and Aamir. They are also the highest paid actors in Bollywood and have their own production companies. They also endorse many Brands and charge 3 crore plus per advertisement. Many times even movies with a weak storyline have succeeded at the box office because of the star values of these actors who leave no stones unturned to promote their films. These actors are choosy about their films and heroines that the actresses who are paired opposite them consider it their good fortune to be part of the films. As per the top Bollywood Actress Kareena Kapoor who has acted with all the 3 Big Khans, “Salman Khan is a sweetheart. He is the lifeline of the industry. Shahrukh Khan is a bundle of energy, while perfectionist Aamir Khan is truly a genius’. However, there are many more actresses who have acted opposite all these Superstar Khans.

The cold war between SRK and the other 2 superstar Khans are no secret. Because of these cold vibes between the actors, they pass sarcastic and insulting comments at each other whenever they get a chance. Despite of the rivalry between the superstars many people have tried to bring these actors together, but have not succeeded in it. There was even news of these Khans acting together in a Bollywood Movie, which unfortunately was only a rumour. There was a time when Salman and Shah Rukh were best buddies but now they no longer look eye to eye. However, Aamir Khan and Salman share a warm and friendly relationship. Despite of the differences, Aamir Khan stated in an interview that he has no problems acting with the two other superstar Khans if he comes across a good script.

Actresses who have acted opposite all the 3 Big Khans of Bollywood

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Rani Mukherji Katrina Kaif Madhuri Dixit Kajol Devgn Preity Zinta Karishma Kapoor Kareena Kapoor Manisha Koirala Raveena TandonSonali Bendre
Rani Mukherji
Rani Mukherji | Source
Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif | Source
Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit | Source
Kajol Devgn
Kajol Devgn | Source
Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta
Karishma Kapoor
Karishma Kapoor
Kareena Kapoor
Kareena Kapoor | Source
Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala
Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon
Sonali Bendre
Sonali Bendre

Similarities between the 3 Big Khans of Bollywood

If you thought that all what is common in between the 3 Khans are their religion and surname, you are wrong. Here are some more similarities between the 3 Big Khans of Bollywood.

  • All the Khans are extremely popular and successful.
  • All the Khans have production companies of their own.
  • All the Khans are in their 50’s and have won Awards for their performance in movies.
  • All the Khan have hosted TV Shows (Salman hosted Dus ka Dum, Shah Rukh hosted KBC and Kya Aap Panchvi Pass se Tez Hain and Aamir hosts the show Satyamev Jayathe).
  • All the Khans are fitness freaks.
  • All the Khans have acted opposite Kajol, Rani Mukherji, Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Sonali Bendre, Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta, Twinkle Khanna, Urmila Matondkar, Anushka Sharma and Raveena Tandon.

Bollywood Actresses and Movies opposite the Big Khans

Bollywood Actresses
Movies opposite Aamir Khan
Movies opposite Salman Khan
Movies opposite Shahrukh Khan
Katrina Kaif
Dhoom 3: Back in Action
Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya, Yuvvraj, Ek tha Tiger
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Kareena Kapoor
Talaash: The Answer Lies Within, 3 Idiots
Kyon Ki, Main aurr Mrs Khanna, Bodyguard
Asoka, Ra-One
Karishma Kapoor
Andaz Apna Apna, Raja Hindustani
Jaagruti, Nishchay, Jeet, Judwaa, Biwi No 1, Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge, Chal Mere Bhai
Dil To Pagal Hai
Rani Mukherji
Talaash: The Answer Lies Within, Ghulam, Mangal Pandey: The Rising
Hello Brother, Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Har Dil jo Pyar Karega, Chalte Chalte, Kal Ho naa Ho, Paheli, Kabhi Alvida naa Kehna
Madhuri Dixit
Dil, Deewana Mujh sa Nahin
Dil Tera Aashiq, Hum Aapke Hain Koun
Anjaam, Koyla, Dil to Pagal hai, Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Devdas
Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Baazigar, Karan Arjun, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Gham, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, My name is Khan
Manisha Koirala
Mann, Akele Hum Akele Tum
Sangdil Sanam, Majhdhaar, Khamoshi - The Musical
Dil Se
Raveena Tandon
Andaz Apna Apna, Parampara
Patthar Ke Phool, Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye
Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke
Preity Zinta
Dil Chahta Hai
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Jaan-E-Mann, Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa
Kal Ho naa ho, Veer Zaara, Kabhi Alvida naa kehna
Sonali Bendre
Hum Saath Saath Hai
English Babu Desi Mem, Duplicate
Twinkle Khanna
Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai
Anushka Sharma
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Urmila Matondkar
Jaanam Samja Karo

Kajol Devgn, Rani Mukherji, Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Sonali Bendre, Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta, Raveena Tandon, Urmila Matondkar, Anushka Sharma and Twinkle Khanna were leading ladies to all the 3 Big Khans of

Bollywood Actresses who have acted opposite all the 3 Big Khans of the Hindi Film Industry
Bollywood Actresses who have acted opposite all the 3 Big Khans of the Hindi Film Industry

Are there any more actresses who have acted opposite the 3 Big Khans (Aamir, Salman and Shahrukh) of Bollywood? Who do you think is the best of the 3 Khans? Feel free to share by way of comments and poll.

Bollywood Actresses who have acted opposite all the 3 Khans - Salman, Shahrukh and Aamir Khan

Latest News

For those who wanted to see Salman, Shahrukh and Aamir Khan together, there is good news. Times of India (15th September 2012) reported that the Superstar Khans would be joining hands to support a cause. This would be for the fund raising programme of Film Federation of Western India Cine Employees (F W I C E).

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