Salman returns home to hero's welcome

Salman returns home to hero's welcome

Amidst distribution of sweets, bursting of fire-crackers, cheers and whistling by hundreds of fans, actor Salman Khan returned to his Mumbai home in Mumbai on Saturday evening.

Salman, 52, tensed but smiling, gave a flying kiss to his fans from the balcony of the Galaxy Apartments at Bandra in Mumbai.

The actor reached Mumbai from Jodhpur by a chartered aircraft.

Khan, accompanied by bodyguard, Shera, landed at the General Aviation Terminal of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai and drove straight to his home.

His cavalcade had a difficult time entering his building compound as it was surrounded by hundreds of fans. As soon Salman was spotted in his balcony, hundreds of flashlights from smartphones lit up the area.

Bhai, as he is popularly known, was accompanied by his father Salim Khan, mother Sushila Charak, Shera, other family members, sister Alvira and Arpita and a nephew. He waved to his fans who kept cheering and then signalled that he wants to catch up on some sleep and also requested them to go back homes.

"We are very happy that Salman has got bailSalim Khan saab and his family had got a big relief. We would also like to thank the judiciary for granting him bail," said filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, the convenor of The Indian Film and Television Directors' Association (IFTDA).

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