The rise of Dulquer Salmaan into a Pan Indian Star

As he completes his 25th movie with his latest release Kanulu Kanulanu Dhochaayante, this actor has transcended boundaries making a niche for himself in the film industry

By Author  |  Published: 3rd May 2020  9:55 pmUpdated: 3rd May 2020  7:22 pm
Dulquer Salmaan

It was in the year 2012, that actor Dulquer Salmaan made his debut in the Malayalam movie ‘Second Show’ after his three-month acting course at the Barry John Acting studio in Mumbai. His rise to stardom has been phenomenal, with back-to-back hits, ranging from Bangalore days to Mahanati to Karwaan.

The young actor donned the role of late Tamil super star Gemini Ganesan in 2018 Telugu blockbuster Mahanati.

Carrying forward the legacy of his father, Malayalam super star Mamooty, Dulquer won over his fans in a short span of time with his effortless & natural acting. His recent release in Telugu, Kanulu Kanulanu Dhochaayante, a bilingual film (Telugu,Tamil), was also a success at the box office. He has proved his prowess as a playback singer in a couple of Malayalam movies as well.

In an interview with Anupam Chopra for ‘Film Companion’, Dulquer was quoted saying that “I feel blessed to work across the industries and would consider myself lucky for probably having ‘4 debuts’ in my career across the languages, that too in quick time! “

Tracing the vibrant actor’s filmography; Dulquer shot to instant fame in South Indian film industry with Mani Rantam’s Tamil directorial venture O Kadhal Kanmani (OK Bangaram in Telugu). He suddenly became everyone’s favorite lover boy. That was just the start of the rise of the star in him.

A vivid enthusiast of films, just like his father, Dulquer Salmaan recently floated his production company ‘Wayfarer Films’ to explore more ventures in Indian cinema. Their first production venture, Malayalam flick ‘Varane Avashyamund’ was an instant hit in the theatres. He is happily married to Amal Sufiya & has a beautiful daughter called Maryam.

A stylish youth icon down South, Dulquer is quite active on social media and interacts with his fans on a regular basis. He can been seen raising and creating awareness on various social issues on these social handles every now & then !! ..

This promising talent from Malayalam industry has gone far in a short time, & is definitely a legend in the making !!


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