Dulquer Salmaan is an Indian actor known for working mainly in the Malayalam film industry. He is considered to be one of the most prolific actors and has worked in the Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi film industry. Dulquer’s films have won him accolades for his performance like Charlie, Bangalore Days, Karwaan, ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi, and various others. His film Charlie won 8 Kerala State Film Awards and Dulquer also won the “Best Actor” award for the film. His 2016 Malayalam drama Jacobinte Swargarajyam that was directed by Sathyan Anthikad was very well received commercially and was considered to be one of his biggest hits in that year. He is also involved in social work just like his father. Dulquer is also a producer and has produced more than 3 films.

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He is represented by Way Fare Films.

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dulquer has dated –

  1. Amal Sufiya (2011-present) – Dulquer and Amal tied the knot in 2011 and they have a daughter together who was born in 2017.

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Brand Endorsements

He has been a part of commercials like-

  1. Amstrad India
  2. Funskool
  3. Malabar Developers
  4. Otto
  5. Kwid
  6. Gionee
  7. Pulkit TMT Bars

Dulquer Salmaan Favorite Things

  • Actor – ,
  • Food – Rice and fish curry from an earthen vessel
  • Car – Porsche
  • Movies – Highway (2014)
  • App – Instagram

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Dulquer Salmaan Facts

  1. He had the interest to be a film director when he was young.
  2. He did a job in an IT company after graduating from college.
  3. Dulquer did a 3-month acting course from Barry John Acting Studio.
  4. He made his theatrical film debut in 2012 with the film Second Show.
  5. He was a part of the film called Bangalore Days which was the highest-grossing Malayalam film in 2014.
  6. Dulquer made his Bollywood debut with the film Karwaan in 2018.
  7. He has also been a part of a short film on “Road Safety Awareness” for Kerala Road Safety in the past.
  8. He is the director of Bangalore-based Motherhood Hospital.
  9. Dulquer was the only Malayalam actor to be featured in the list of”Most Desirable Men” in 2014.
  10. He is also a playback singer.
  11. His film O Kadhal Kanmani was made into a remade by Bollywood titled Ok Jaanu.
  12. Before joining the film business, he owned a web portal for trading cars.
  13. He is actively involved in communal services and also believes in charity.
  14. At the beginning of his career, he rejected a lot of movies because he felt he wasn’t yet prepared.
  15. He received the “Best Debut Male” award for his film Second Show in 2013.
  16. Dulquer was ranked 4th by GQ in the list of “50 Most Influential Young Indians of 2016”.
  17. He was the first actor from Kerala to feature on the cover of a Vogue magazine in 2019.

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Facts of Dulquer Salmaan

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDulquer Salmaan
  • nicknamesSalu, DQ
  • birthplaceKochi, Kerala, India
  • Date of Birth July 28, 1986
  • Age 35 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundMalayalam
  • nationalityIndian
  • net worth$4.5 million
  • professionActor, Playback Singer, Businessman, Film Producer
  • weight73 kg or 161 lbs
  • height5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildAthletic
  • collegePurdue University
  • motherSulfath Kutty
  • sistersSurumi
  • favorite moviesHighway (2014)
  • favorite foodRice and fish curry from an earthen vessel

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