Salman Khan receives love from Hollywood actor and director Anthony Hopkins


New Delhi: Salman Khan is one of the biggest names in Indian cinema. The superstar has a long list of box office records including 17 consecutive films in the prominent Rs 100 crore club, and with its Diwali release last year, 'Tiger 3', has crossed the Rs 500 crore mark in the global box office.

Apart from being a box-office pioneer, Salman Khan enjoys a huge fan following across the world. He recently visited the prestigious 'Joy Awards' award function held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

This was his second time visiting the awards ceremony after his last visit in 2022, where he received the title of 'Personality of the Year'.

Salman's visit to Riyadh created a sensation across the country and a recent example of his global popularity was witnessed when renowned Hollywood actor and director Anthony Hopkins met the superstar at the ceremony.

Anthony Hopkins, who directed August (1996) and the surreal Slipstream (2007), shared his experience of meeting the nation's superstar Salman Khan and praises Khan.

On his social media, Anthony Hopkins wrote: “It was an honor to meet you @beingsalmankhan #Joyawards #RiyadhSeason.”

Salman Khan presented the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' to Egyptian actress Essad Youniss and the superstar flaunted her charm and style at the award function.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Salman Khan will be seen in Karan Johar's Dharma Productions' 'The Bull', directed by Vishnu Vardhan.