|Profession(s)||Actor, Singer, Entrepreneur|
|Famous Role||'Charlie' in the Malayalam film "Charlie" (2015)
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
|Debut||Film (Malayalam): Second Show (2012) as Harilal "Lalu"
Film (Tamil): Vaayai Moodi Pesavum (2014) as Aravind
Film (Bollywood): Karwan (2018) as Avinash
|Awards, Honours||• Asiavision Award for Best Newcomer for the film “Second Show” (2012)
• Filmfare Award South for Best Debut- Male for the film “Second Show” (2013)
• Asianet Film Award for Star of the Year (2014)
• South Indian International Movie Award for Best Debut (Male) for the film “Vaayai Moodi Pesavum” (2015)
• Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for the film “Charlie” (2016)
• Behindwoods Gold Wall of Famers for Best Performer for the film “Kali” and “Kammatipaadam” (2017)
|Date of Birth||28 July 1986 (Monday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||37 Years|
|Birthplace||Kochi, Kerala, India|
|Hometown||Kochi, Kerala, India|
|School||• Toc-H Public School, Kochi
• Sishya School, Chennai
|College/University||• Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
• Barry John Acting Studio, Mumbai
|Educational Qualification(s)||•Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)
•3 Months acting course
|Hobbies||Singing, Watching Films, Travelling|
|Tattoo||On Left Forearm: Black Stripes
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||22 December 2011|
|Wife/Spouse||Amal Sufiya (architect)
|Parents||Father- Mammootty (Actor, Producer)
Mother- Sulfath Kutty (Homemaker)
Sister- Kutty Surumi (elder)
|Favourite Actors||Rajinikanth, Pawan Kalyan, Mahesh Babu|
|Favourite Director||Mani Ratnam|
|Favourite Superheros||Ironman, Batman|
|Favourite Holiday Destination||London|
|Favourite Films||Manam (2014), Magadheera (2009)|
- Dulquer Salmaan was born to the popular actor Mammootty and his wife Sulfath Kutty in Kochi.
- Dulquer had a deep interest in film direction from a very young age. When he was 12 years old, he used to make short films by taking his father’s camera.
- After completing his graduation, Dulquer worked at a reputed firm in the US as a Business Manager.
- He then relocated to Dubai, where he did an IT-related business for some time.
- Thereafter, he returned to India and did a three months course in acting from Barry John Acting Studio in Mumbai.
- He started his acting career in 2012 by playing the role of Harilal/Lalu in the Malayalam film “Second Show.” He received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance in the film.
- In 2014, Dulquer appeared in the romantic drama “Bangalore Days,” which was one of the highest-grossing Malayalam films till date.
- In 2018, he made his acting debut in Bollywood with the film “Karwan” in which he played the role of ‘Avinash.’
- In 2019, Salmaan starred in the Bollywood film “The Zoya Factor” opposite Sonam Kapoor.
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- He also acted in a short film as part of the Kerala Motor Vehicle department’s safe riding campaign.
- Dulquer was also a part of the Chennai Gives initiative and donated 150 items that included clothing, shoes, books, school supplies and crockery items.
- Apart from being an actor, he is also a singer and has sung many songs like Johnny Mone Johnny from the Malayalam film ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi (2013).
- He owns a car-trading web portal and a dental business chain in Chennai.
- He is also the director of the Bangalore-based ‘Motherhood Hospital’.
- Dulquer has a huge love for cars and bikes since his childhood.
He bought a Ferrari 296 GTB in November 2023.
- He was very scared of dogs when he was a kid but gradually started liking them as he grew up. He has a pet dog named Honey.
- Salmaan told in an interview that despite graduating in Business Management, he made his career in acting as he felt that after working as a Business Manager, his life had become monotonous and routine.
- He told in an interview that his name is a combination of the names of two warriors. Reportedly, his name has a reference to Alexander, The Great.