Dulquer Salmaan Biography

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Dulquer Salmaan (conceived 28 July 1986), likewise alluded prevalently as DQ, is an Indian film performing artist who shows up transcendently in Malayalam films.The child of film performer Mammootty, Salmaan graduated with a four year certification in Business Management from Purdue University, and acted as a business administrator before seeking after a profession in acting.

Salmaan made his acting introduction in the 2012 activity dramatization Second Show, for which he got the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He got his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor assignment for his execution in Ustad Hotel (2012). After the business accomplishment of the comic drama ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi (2013) and the sentimental dramatization Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi (2013), Salmaan showed up in the Tamil rom-com Vaayai Moodi Pesavum (2014). He tailed it by featuring in the troupe sentimental show Bangalore Days (2014), which rank among the most noteworthy netting Malayalam movies. He made further progress in Tamil silver screen with Mani Ratnam’s a fundamentally and economically fruitful sentiment O Kadhal Kanmani (2014). In this way, Salmaan gathered praise for depicting the title part in the 2015 sentimental show Charlie, winning him the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor.

Salmaan wedded modeler Amal Sufiya in 2011 with whom he has one little girl. Refered to in the media as a standout amongst the most appealing Indian VIPs, Salmaan has additionally been perceived for his design style. He possesses a few business enterprise wanders and advances different social causes

Early life

Dulquer Salmaan was conceived on 28 July 1986 in Kochi, Kerala, India. He finished his optional level instruction from Sishya School in Chennai. He at that point moved to the United States and graduated with a four year college education in Business Management from Purdue University. After graduation, he worked in the U.S. what’s more, later did an I.T. related business in Dubai. He chose later to seek after a profession in acting and went to a three-month course at the Barry John Acting Studio in Mumbai. He expressed in a 2012 meeting that he picked acting in light of the fact that ” … some place down the path my life ended up plainly repetitive and schedule”

Film career

Debut, breakthrough and stardom (2012–13)

In 2011, Salmaan marked on for debutante Srinath Rajendran’s Second Show (2012) in which he assumed the part of Harilal, a criminal. At the point when gotten some information about his “capricious section with a pack of newcomers”, Salmaan expressed that it was his cognizant choice as he felt that ” … at the point when an on-screen character debuts, he needs to acquire the privilege to be a legend and not get it through an alternate route course.” The film got blended surveys. A faultfinder for Sify expressed, ” … it is Salmaan’s astonishing screen nearness and a developed acting style that makes the motion picture a connecting with watch”, while Paresh C Palicha of Rediff scrutinized his execution. “There is no denying that he looks smart and has an alluring baritone (an endowment of his quality pool). In any case, that does not convert into great execution or acting.” The film was financially effective and won him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

Salmaan next featured in Anwar Rasheed’s Ustad Hotel (2012). The film, which got the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, was likewise a noteworthy accomplishment in the cinema world. He additionally won acclaim for his depiction of Faizy. Anil R Nair, composing for The New Indian Express, expressed, “The energetic and exciting Dulquer has left his dad’s shadow in the part of Faisi.” For his execution, Salmaan got his first designation for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. His third film was Theevram, a wrongdoing thriller coordinated by Roopesh Peethambaran. The film, which discharged on November 2012, got blended surveys and was a film industry disappointment.

In 2013, he marked on to show up in Martin Prakkat’s satire dramatization ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi in which he made his singing introduction with “Johnny Mone Johnny”. Both the tune and the film wound up plainly famous. In spite of the fact that the film got blended audits, his execution was generally welcomed by commentators. Sify expressed: “it is Dulquer Salmaan’s demonstrate the distance and in all decency the youthful performer has given his absolute entirety into his character.” He was additionally part of Amal Neerad’s fragment Kullante Bharya in the treasury film 5 Sundarikal (2013). The film was widely praised, with laud uncommonly coordinated towards Kullante Bharya. Aswin J. Kumar of The Times of India composed, ” … it’s the story of the anonymous lady, ‘Kullante Bharya’ that stays with the watcher.” He likewise adulated Salmaan’s execution as a picture taker who was bound to his wheelchair. Salmaan at that point worked together with Sameer Thahir in Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi (2013), a street motion picture. The film and his execution was valued. Salmaan featured in his “first romantic tale”, cinematographer Alagappan’s sentimental dramatization Pattam Pole (2013), co-featuring debutante Malavika Mohanan. The film was a business disappointment.

Foray into Tamil cinema and recent work (2014–present)

In 2014, Salmaan went up against another sentimental part in Salalah Mobiles, with Nazriya Nazim inverse him; like Pattam Pole, Salalah Mobiles couldn’t earn much accomplishment for the performer. Salmaan’s next appearance was in the Tamil-Malayalam bilingual Vaayai Moodi Pesavum (2014). While the Malayalam rendition Samsaaram Aarogyathinu Haanikaram was gotten ineffectively, the Tamil adaptation got positive surveys and turned into a sleeper hit. IANS said Salmaan is “a treat to watch” and included, “he acquires additional brownie focuses for naming in his own voice and talking immaculate Tamil.” He got his second Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for the film.

In Anjali Menon’s troupe lighthearted comedy show Bangalore Days (2014), Salmaan played Arjun with Nivin Pauly and Nazriya Nazim as his cousins. The film got positive surveys and rose as one of the most noteworthy netting Malayalam movies ever, earning around ₹500 million (US$7.8 million). Soon thereafter, he co-featured with Unni Mukundan in Lal Jose’s Vikramadithyan. It was a business achievement. He at that point performed in what he called his “most difficult film yet” in Renjith’s Njaan (2014). His execution got positive audits and earned him a few honors, including a moment Best Actor assignment at Filmfare.

In 2015, he acted inverse Nithya Menen in two movies—Jenuse Mohamed’s lighthearted comedy 100 Days of Love, and Mani Ratnam’s Tamil sentimental dramatization O Kadhal Kanmani. The last opened to positive surveys and ended up noticeably effective in the cinematic world. About Salmaan’s execution, The Hindu’s commentator Baradwaj Rangan stated: “Dulquer Salmaan marks off all cases in the Can You Be The Next Madhavan? poll”, however he trusted the film had a place principally with Menen. Salmaan next played the main character in Martin Prakkat’s Charlie (2015). The film created a positive reaction from commentators and got eight Kerala State Film Awards, with Salmaan accepting his initially Best Actor Award. He additionally got a third Best Actor designation at Filmfare.

Salmaan rejoined with Sameer Thahir for his initially discharge in 2016, Kali co-featuring Sai Pallavi. Whenever discharged, the film earned the most elevated opening day film industry net for a Malayalam film. He at that point featured in Rajeev Ravi’s wrongdoing show Kammatipaadam (2016). The film accumulated basic praise and turned into his third back to back money related achievement in two years.

He at that point showed up in Sathyan Anthikad’s family dramatization Jomonte Suvisheshangal (2017).Despite correlations with 2016 Malayalam show Jacobinte Swargarajyam, the film did well monetarily. As of February 2017, Salmaan has finished work on Amal Neerad’s sentimental activity film Comrade In America and is as of now shooting Bejoy Nambiar’s Solo. What’s more, he has resolved to star in ventures by Ra Karthik, Salaam Bukhari and Lal Jose.

Personal life and off-screen work

Salmaan is the second offspring of on-screen character Mammootty and his better half Sulfath. He has a senior sister, Surumi. On 22 December 2011, he wedded designer Amal Sufiya in a masterminded marriage. Amal originates from a North Indian Muslim family settled in Chennai. The couple had a little girl on 5 May 2017.

He has additionally been associated with a few social administration exercises. He has acted in a short film as a feature of the Kerala engine vehicle division’s sheltered riding effort. He gave 150 things, including attire, shoes, books, school supplies and ceramics things, as a piece of the Chennai Gives activity. Moreover, he is the proprietor of an online interface for exchanging autos and a dental business chain in Chennai. He additionally goes about as the chief of the Bangalore-based Motherhood Hospital.

Filmography

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Film Result Ref.
2012 Asiavision Awards Best New comer Second Show Won
2013 Asianet Film Awards Best new face(Male) Won
Vanitha Film Awards Best new face(Male) Won
Amrita TV awards Best Debut (Male) Won
Jaihind Film awards Best new face(Male) Won
Filmfare Awards Best Actor Ustad Hotel Nominated
Best Debut (Male) Second Show Won
South Indian International Movie Awards Best Debut (Male) Won
Asiavision Awards Performer of the Year Various Won
2014 Asianet Film Awards Star of the Year Various Won
Asiavision Awards Youth Icon Various Won
2015 Asianet Film Awards Star of the Year Various Won
Audi RITZ Icon Awards Debonair Won
Filmfare Awards Best Actor Njaan Nominated
Best Debut (Male) Vaayai Moodi Pesavum Won
Ramu Kariat Movie Awards Best Actor Njaan Won
South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actor Nominated
Best Debut (Male) Vaayai Moodi Pesavum Nominated
Thikkurissy Award Best Actor NjaanBangalore Days Won
Vanitha Film Awards Best Star Pair Vikramadithyan Won
Vijay Awards Best Debut (Male) Vaayai Moodi Pesavum Won
Vikatan Awards Best Debut (Male) Won
Asiavision Awards Performer of the Year Various Won
2016 Asianet Film Awards Most popular actor Charlie Won
Filmfare Awards Best Actor Nominated
Kerala State Film Award Best Actor Won
NAFA Awards Best Actor Won
South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actor Nominated
Best Playback Singer Male Nominated
2017 Asianet Film Awards Best Actor – Critics KammatipaadamKali Won
2nd IIFA Utsavam Performance in a lead role male Charlie Won
Best playback singer male Nominated
Behindwoods Gold Wall of Famers Best Performer Kali, Kammatipaadam Won
64th Filmfare Awards South Best Actor Critics Won
South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actor Kammatipaadam Nominated

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