Dulquer Salmaan

Dulquer Salmaan

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Dulquer Salmaan Profile

  • Name:
  • Dulquer Salmaan
  • Other Name:
  • Dulquar Salman
  • Born:
  • July 28, 1986
  • Born / Home Town:
  • Kochi
  • Father:
  • Mammootty
  • Mother:
  • Sulfath Kutty
  • Spouse:
  • Kutty Surumi

Dulquer Salmaan Biography

Dulquer Salmaan is the son of megastar Mammooty of south Indian cinema. He has debut Mollywood in the year 2012 with the movie Second show soon after his marriage. The movie was successful followed by a string of hits – Ustad hotel, ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi and 5 Sundarikal.


Dulquer Salmaan was born as the son of actor Mammootty and Sulfath. He did his schooling in Toc-H Public School, Ernakulam and later at Sishya School in Chennai. He received his bachelor's degree from Purdue University, U.S. Long before Matinee happened to him in 2012, Shyama Prasad offered him the role of one among the two heroes of the movie Ritu, opposite Rima Kallingal. He was offered a role by Tamil director N. Linguswamy too. But he rejected both these roles saying he needs to study more about different aspects of cinema.


Later in 2011, he signed Second show for the director Srinath Rajendran who was his friend too. The movie was critically well acclaimed and his role as a gangster was well appreciated by public too. Movie released on 3 February 2012 completed 100 days in theater too. Before the release of the movie, he got married to Chennai-based architect Amal Sufiya, on 22 December 2011. He won Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. 


His second movie was Ustad Hotel released five months later in June 22, 2012. This finest movie of present times collected a lot of National awards in Awards announced in 2013. Ustaad Hotel was that particular movie that won maximum number of awards in National award category. For his performance Dulquer Salmaan was nominated for best actor in Filmfare at critic’s award section though he couldn’t win it. He did the role of a chef in this movie and his performance along with Veteran actor Thilakan was well appreciated too. This movie was one among the last releases of Thilakan. The masala song, ‘Appangalellarum’ attracted youth as well as critics’ bad comments equally.


He was also featured in the segment – Kullante bharya of the hit movie ‘4 Sundarikal’. His latest release ABCD was also declared hit and he sang the song Johnny Mone Johnny for the movie. Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi, Pattam pole and Salalah Mobiles are to release this year.

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Updated: September 14, 2017

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