Several of the 49-year-old star’s celebrity visitors arrived to meet the family and were photographed driving to Galaxy Apartments, the Khan residence in Bandra. Chief among them were screen legend Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu. It was the eve of Dilip saab’s birthday – he is 93 today.
Salman’s brother Sohail, sister and brother-in-law Arpita and Aayush Sharma, and Alvira’s husband Atul Agnihotri also drove to the family home.
Other guests included actresses Jacqueline Fernandez and Daisy Shah, Salman’s heroines in Kick and Jai Ho respectively.
Waheeda Rehman, who is a close friend of Salman’s stepmother Helen, and the actor’s ex-girlfriend Sangeeta Bijlani were among the earliest arrivals.
Actors Puneet Issar, who is an alumnus of Bigg Boss which Salman hosts, and Nikhil Dwivedi were also spotted in the stream of visitors.
Filmmaker David Dhawan came with wife Karuna and son Rohit. His other son, actor Varun Dhawan, did not appear to be with them. TIPS’ Ramesh Taurani was also photographed arriving.
Several members of the Khan family were also photographed outside Galaxy Apartments. Among them were Salman’s father Salim Khan and sister Alvira, returning from court.
Galaxy Apartments became a hub of activity as Thursday progressed. As the High Court delivered its verdict, the crowd of fans that had gathered in front of Salman’s home cheered, chanted ‘hip hip hurray’ and sang Jumme Ki Raat, the hit song from the actor’s 2014 film Kick. Salman’s 50th birthday party had started early, they said – the actor will be 50 at the end of this month. By late afternoon, police were helping manage people and traffic.
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