Salman Khan is the eldest son of screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Sushila Charak. His paternal ancestors were Pathan from present-day Afghanistanwho immigrated to Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Khan’s mother is a Maharashtrian,whose father Baldev Singh Charak comes from Jammu-Kashmir and mother comes from Maharashtra. Khan’s stepmother is Helen, a former actress. He has two brothers, Arbaaz Khan who is married to actress and VJ Malaika Arora Khan, and Sohail Khan; and two sisters, Alvira Khan Agnihotri, who is married to actor/director Atul Agnihotri and an adopted sister Arpita.