Radhe, Prem, Sameer: 5 Character Names That Are Popularly Linked With Salman Khan Movies

From the charming lover boy Prem to the violent Radhe, Salman Khan is popularly known for essaying some iconic film roles. Here are 5 on-screen names of the actor that live rent-free within the hearts and minds of the fans.

ZEE5 Web Desk

April 28, 2021



5 min


There are many actors who seamlessly transform into fictitious characters. And at times their performance is so apt that these fictional personas make a special place in the hearts and minds of the viewers. On similar lines, Salman Khan has essayed a variety of roles throughout his prolific career. However, there are few on-screen characters of the actor that live rent-free within the minds of all the Salman fans. And these characters can be ranged from iconic to well-written ones.

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As Salman is gearing up for the release of his most-awaited film Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai, his fans are keen to revisit his iconic film roles. Be it the charming Prem in numerous movies or the violent Radhe in action dramas, Salman surely has some iconic roles and characters under his name.

So, ahead of the release of Radhe, here’s taking a look at 5 character names that are popularly linked with Salman Khan.


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Prem is the most renowned character of Salman Khan. The actor played the character of Prem for the first time in the classic romantic drama Maine Pyar Kiya. And since then, Prem has been Salman’s most popular screen name. As of now, the actor has essayed the character ‘Prem’ in 15 different films. What began from Maine Pyar Kiya, went on in numerous films including Judwaa, Ready, Partner, and many more.

And most of these characters have had charming lover-boy personality. And Salman did justice to each one of them leaving the fans highly entertained.


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Salman Khan as Radhe in Tere Naam still remains to be one of the most critically acclaimed roles of the actor. Playing the tragic hero Radhe, Salman garnered massive appreciation from the fans. Further, the actor played a macho Radhe in the hit action drama Wanted. And the rowdy look matched up with Salman’s impressive act made Radhe one of the most interesting characters on the block.

And yet again, Salman will be treating the fans with his powered personality in Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai. The actor revives his role of a bold cop named Radhe.


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Salman Khan’s Dabangg is one of the most-hailed cop dramas of Bollywood. The popularity of this franchise increased immensely and as of now, it’s a three-film series. Playing Chulbul Pandey three times, this character has also made a special place in the minds of the audience. 

From top-notch action to hatke dialogues, Chulbul Pandey is among the most entertaining cops of all time. All credit to Salman Khan’s expressive act.


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Though Shah Rukh Khan is popularly known as the Raj of Hindi Cinema, Salman Khan has also been Raj in a couple of films. And these performances were laden with some great enthusiasm and emotive acts. The first one was in the 1996 film Khamoshi: The Musical wherein the actor delivered a remarkable performance.

Also, he played Raj Malhotra in the 2001 film Chori Chori Chupke Chupke where Salman’s performance was appreciated by fans.


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Sameer played by Salman Khan can be ranged from the tragic character to the temperamental one. In Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Salman played Sameer for the first time. His performance was appreciated by the masses as well as the critics. And still it remains to be one of the best roles Salman has ever played.

On the other hand, Sameer from David Dhawan’s Mujhse Shaadi Karogi had anger issues and felt very relatable to the viewers. In this romantic comedy, Salman’s performance was no less than a treat for the fans. 

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