By Ekta Chanana Last Updated:
No matter how old we get, we can never really forget our childhood. The memories we made, the fights we had and the laughs we shared with our family, always stay close to our heart. But it is our childhood home that plays a bigger part in making those memories. Somehow, we clearly remember how it looked even after years of not physically being there. It is said that a home in which we have spent our childhood is like our mother tongue, a kind of language that we can never ever forget. And Bollywood superstar, Salman Khan shares an exactly similar emotional connect with his flat in Galaxy Apartments. (Recommend Read: Madhuri Dixit Nene's Heartmelting Birthday Wish For Her Elder Son, Arin Is Filled With Love)
Salman Khan, the name is enough to speak about the story of his stardom. He is worshipped around the nation by his millions and millions of fans, yet he has tried to keep himself grounded. He has been ruling the big screen for over two decades and still his fan following is intact. His name is enough to bring flocks into the theatres and pre-booking starts a week ahead. And his every film breaks the record of the previous. Despite having a huge bank balance we wonder why the actor chooses to stay at his childhood home rather than owning a big bungalow.
Recently, in an interview with the IANS, Salman revealed the reason for staying at his flat in Galaxy Apartments. He shared, "I love staying at my flat in Bandra over a big, luxurious bungalow because my parents live in the flat above mine. Ever since I was a child I have taken the same left turn or right turn and I would not have it any other way." He further added, "The entire building is like one big family. When we were little, all the kids of the building would play together in the garden below and sometimes even sleep there. Back then, there weren’t different houses, all the houses were treated as our own and we would go into anyone’s house to eat food. I still stay in the same flat because I have countless memories attached to that house." (Also Read: Unseen Throwback Pictures Of Sara Ali Khan From Her Abba, Saif Ali Khan And Kareena Kapoor's Wedding)
Salman is a family man and he shares a special bond with his sister, Arpita Khan Sharma and her kids, Ahil and Ayat. And the superstar even shares his birthday with his littlest niece, Ayat. The second-time mamu had taken to Twitter and had posted a tweet that could be read as "Welcome to this beautiful world Ayat. Thank you Arpita and Ayush for the best birthday gift for the whole family. May everyone who reads this bless her and may she grow up n make everyone proud. Thank you for all your love and respect. You all have been very kind, thank you, thank you!”
Last week, Arpita had shared a cute video of Salman giving a kiss to his niece on her Instagram handle. Along with it, she had written, "We love you Mamu @beingsalmankhan."
In a media interaction, Aayush had shared how close Salman is with Ahil. He had shared, "With Salman bhai, Arpita has been more like his daughter than a sister. He’s always taking care of her like a daughter. Now Arpita and his son is even special. It’s not just for Salman bhai, but the whole family. Salman bhai also gets a little break with Ahil. If Ahil wants bhai to get up, he’ll pull him and bhai doesn’t say anything to him. But we’re not allowed. He gets away with everything. Ahil doesn’t sleep before 4 am. He likes to party with us. Bhai even takes Ahil with him to shoot." (Don't Miss: Esha Deol Reveals How Hema Malini Had Slept Through A Romantic Phone Conversation With Dharmendra)
Well, Salman Khan proves that home is where the heart is!