Maine Pyar Kiya
Salman debuted as a solo hero in this 1988 classic love story with the innocent Bhagyashree. He played the role of the mischievous and flirtatious character of Prem and immortalized him forever. This Rajshri production tells the usual run of the mill poor girl, rich boy love story filled with song and dance. Who can ever forget the “kabootar ja ja ja” number. However, the movie put Salman up as one of the top guns as it rose to become a hit and rage with the youngsters. His famous lines “Dosti mein no sorry, no thank you,” along with the “Friend” caps the duo adorned on screen became an 80’s classic accessories. The freshness and innocence in Salman’s performance was immediately appreciated and Sallu became eye candy for the young girls. The critics deemed him a star in the making and with that Salman Khan had arrived in pomp and style.