Birthday boy Salman Khan reacts to Dabangg 3 doing less than expected at box office. See here: The Cinema Times,Kathmandu- Salman Khan, the superstar of Bollywood who turned 54 from today celebrated his birthday on Thursday night with his family and his friends from the industry. Salman’s rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantur was also present at his birthday party. Salman has also defended the box office collections of his latest release, Dabangg 3 which is doing the rounds of speculations to have been affected by the ongoing nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). But the actor, in a recent interview said that the security of the public is important than the success of his cinema. According to the latest reports, “In such troubled times, for Dabangg 3 to do well is remarkable. All the credit goes to the fans. And fans have been very loyal to me and they have gone to watch my cinema.” SalmanKhan speculated that because of certain restrictions, the north India figures haven’t been as strong as anticipated, even though he believes Dabangg 3 is stronger than previous entries in the franchise. According to the trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Dabangg 3 made Rs 24.5 crore on Friday, Rs 24.75 crore on Saturday, Rs 31.9 crore on Sunday and Rs 10.7 crore on Monday. In comparison, Salman’s last outing, Bharat, had made Rs 122 crore in four days of release.