Dulquer Salmaan Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 37 Years
Hometown: Kochi, Kerala
Wife: Amal Sufiya

Dulquer Salmaan

Nickname(s)Salu, DQ
Profession(s)Actor, Singer, Entrepreneur
Famous Role'Charlie' in the Malayalam film "Charlie" (2015)
Dulquer Salmaan in Charlie
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Malayalam): Second Show (2012) as Harilal "Lalu"
Dulquer Salmaan in Second Show
Film (Tamil): Vaayai Moodi Pesavum (2014) as Aravind
Dulquer Salmaan in Vaayai Moodi Pesavum
Film (Bollywood): Karwan (2018) as Avinash
Dulquer Salmaan in Karwan
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)
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 July 1986 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023)37 Years
BirthplaceKochi, Kerala, India
Zodiac signLeo
HometownKochi, 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
HobbiesSinging, Watching Films, Travelling
TattooOn Left Forearm: Black Stripes
Dulquer Salmaan's tattoo
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Marriage Date22 December 2011
Wife/SpouseAmal Sufiya (architect)
Dulquer Salmaan with his wife
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Maryam
Dulquer Salmaan with his daughter
ParentsFather- Mammootty (Actor, Producer)
Dulquer Salmaan with his father
Mother- Sulfath Kutty (Homemaker)
Dulquer Salmaan with his mother
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Kutty Surumi (elder)
Dulquer Salmaan's sister
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodBiryani
Favourite ActorsRajinikanth, Pawan Kalyan, Mahesh Babu
Favourite DirectorMani Ratnam
Favourite SuperherosIronman, Batman
Favourite AppTwitter
Favourite Holiday DestinationLondon
Favourite FilmsManam (2014), Magadheera (2009)

Dulquer SalmaanSome Lesser Known Facts About Dulquer Salmaan

  • Dulquer Salmaan was born to the popular actor Mammootty and his wife Sulfath Kutty in Kochi.

    Dulquer Salmaan's childhood picture

    Dulquer Salmaan’s childhood picture

  • 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.’

    Dulquer Salmaan in Karwan

    Dulquer Salmaan in Karwan

  • 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.
    Dulquer Salmaan with his bike

    Dulquer Salmaan with his bike

    He bought a Ferrari 296 GTB in November 2023.

    Dulquer Salmaan's Ferrari 296 GTB

    Dulquer Salmaan’s Ferrari 296 GTB

  • 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.

    Dulquer Salmaan with his pet dog

    Dulquer Salmaan with his pet dog

  • 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.