The famous Indian actor Salman Khan was released on bail after an Indian judge bail 50,000 rupees, bringing $ 770, AFP writes.
52-year-old Salman Khan, one of Bollywood’s most prominent actors, was sentenced Thursday by a Rajasthan tribunal to five years in prison for hunting antipodes of a rare species, 20 years ago.
Saturday, many fans of the superstar, gathered in front of the tribunal that decided to bail and chanted his name in drum sound.
His lawyers immediately announced that they would appeal, which had the effect of suspending punishment and paving the way for conditional release.
Khan’s problems, about which the Indian press says he is the lover of Romanian Iulia Vântur, does not affect the star’s income in the Bollywood box office. His latest film, titled “Tiger Zinda Hai”, earned $ 85 million.
According to Forbes magazine, Salman Khan won 37 million dollars last year, ranked second among Bollywood’s best paid players after Shah Rukh Khan. Besides, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan are among the top 10 best-paid actors around the world.