Salman Khan with his bodyguard Shera
Salman Khan with his bodyguard SheraIANS

Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera is no less a celebrity himself. He recently made headlines when he was given the task of guarding Justin Bieber during his India concert in Mumbai.

Not just Bieber, Shera had also secured the safety of many other international celebrities when they visited India in the past, like Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Jackie Chan and also Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan.

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Shera has been with Salman for 20 years now. Being the bodyguard of one of the biggest superstars of the country is not an easy job as Salman is constantly mobbed by fans. So do you know how much Shera is paid for his job? According to Business of Cinema, he gets a whopping Rs 15 lakh per month (close to Rs 2 crore a year) for guarding Salman.

Shera as Justin Bieber's security at Mumbai airport
Shera as Justin Bieber's security guard at Mumbai airportVarinder Chawla

Born as Gurmeet Singh Jolly in a Sikh family, Shera has a few body building awards under his belt, including Mr Mumbai. He also ranked second in the Mr Maharashtra contest.

In recognition of Shera's dedication, Salman has promised to groom his son Tiger for Bollywood. Tiger is learning the art of filmmaking and has been assisting directors. He was an assistant director for Salman's Sultan.

In other news, Salman will next be seen in Kabir Khan's Tubelight on the occasion of Eid this June. He also has Tiger Zinda Hai, which is the sequel to 2012 hit film Ek Tha Tiger, alongside ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif lined up.