Salman Yusuff Khan Wiki

Choreographer turned actor Salam Yousuf Khan is mainly recognised as the winner of India's biggest dance reality show Dance India Dance Season 1. He is very talented choreographer and has done choreography for Yana Gupta in Season 4 of Jhalak and Isha Sharwani in Jhalak 5. Salman Yusuff Khan has won the 6th Season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa alongside Drashti Dhami.


Salman was born on 12 June, 1985 in Bangalore, India. He has completed his schooling from International Indian School Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Later he has done mechanical engineering from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore. From childhood, he has a dream to be a dancer. He got trained himself in different dance forms like Salsa, and Hiphop. During the graduation he has worked for different dance groups in Bangalore.

In Khatron Ke Khiladi

The actor-choreographer Salman Yusuff Khan was seen in Khatron Ke Khiladi season 5. He has performed fantastically well and therefore he was one of the strongest contenders.

Personal Profile

Name : Salman Yusuff Khan
Date Of birth : 12 June 1985
Place Of birth : Bangalore
Age : 29 years
Current City : 5'8" (Approx)
Qualification : Mechanical engineer
Occupation : Film actor, Dancer, choreographer
Current City : Mumbai

 Salman Yusuff Khan


Rising star Salman has started his dancing career with Dance India Dance. He has a great passion of dancing and his choreography is well known to all. Already he has done choreography for various seasons of Jhalak Dikhla Ja and was the winnner of its sixth season alongwith Drashti Dhami.

He has also featured in title song "Most Wanted Track" opposite Salman Khan in the movie 'Wanted'. He has done his debut in bollywood with Indian 3D dance film ABCD (Any Body Can Dance) directed and choreographed by choreographer Remo D'Souza.

Latest News

Remo is readying Salman for his big launch as a leading man. It is a dance-action film to be directed by Shakir Ali Khan. Salman is busy preparing for the big launch. Apparently he has been instructed by Remo not to appear in any more dance-reality shows on television. He said "Yes, Remo Sir is launching me in his first production. Looking forward to doing some outstanding dance and action in the film"

Salman Yusuf Khan and Drashti Dhami

The handsome hunk Salman, considers himself lucky to have a non-dancer like Drashti aka Madhubala of Madhubala- Ek Ishq Ek Junoon as his partner. He often said that Drashti is the best student he could have ever asked for and that she was a stress buster for him. Drashti has a fire within her and she uses it to give her best.

Television Show
2009 - Dance India Dance 1
2011 - Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 4
2012 - Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 5
2013 - Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 6
2014 - Khatron Ke Khiladi 3


Salman was one of the conestants of India's best dance reality show DID that airs on Zee TV in the India. He was the winner of DID first season. Salman Yusuff Khan, Alisha Singh and Siddhesh Pai were the top three conestants of season 1 and Salman was the winner among them.

In Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

After winning the precious title, Salman Yusuf Khan has become a known face on the small screen for his fabulous choreography and dance performances with his celebrity partners in the reality show JDJ.


Heartbreaking news for all female fans of Salman Yusuff Khan is that, he got married to his longtime girlfriend Faiza Haramain, who is an airhostess on 27 December 2013. The duo have been in a relationship for about 10 years. Their nikaah was held in Bangalore. There were constant rumours about Salman's link-ups with his reality show dance partners Dhrashti Dhami and Isha Sharwani, but Salman maintains that Faiza has been his only girlfriend. He was in a long distance relationship with Faiza.

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Upcoming movie
Choreographer-turned-actor Salman Yusuff Khan was first launched by Remo D'Souza in the film "ABCD Anybody Can Dance". Now Salman has signed another movie, which is yet to be titled. While in ABCD, Salman was a part of many new faces, the new film will be actually the true launch pad for him. About the movie Remo said that, "Salman will be launched by him as a hero in the film which he is producing and is being directed by Shakir Ali Khan. Salman, on his part, said that he is looking forward to do some exceptional dance and action in the film".


2009 - Wanted
2011 - Rakta Charitra
2013 - ABCD : Anybody Can Dance

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