Dulquer Salmaan, also known as DQ, is one of the most versatile actors in the Indian Cinema Fraternity. He is now an essential facet of the Mollywood industry, giving pan-India appeal to movies from Mollywood. The business he has built in the Arab countries is similar to that of the leading actors in Mollywood. In this segment, let’s see DQ in detail.
Dulquer Salmaan Early Life
Dulquer Salmaan is an Indian actor born on July 28, 1983, in Kochi, Kerala. He predominantly works in Malayalam films and is also seen in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi Films. He is also an amazing singer. His father is also a well-known actor, Mr Mammotty, who is also a producer, and his mom is Sulfath Kutty. He has an elder sister, Kutty Surumi. Dulquer completed his primary education at Toc-H Public School, Vytilla, Kochi. His secondary education was at Sishya Secondary School in Chennai. Dulquer also has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Purdue University. He later worked at an IT firm in Dubai, where he further learned about business and strategies.
In the meantime, he realized he was interested in acting, so he went to attend a 3-month course at the Barry John Acting Studio in Mumbai to pursue his dream. In an interview, he was asked “When did you realize that he should start acting?”. Dulquer replied that he felt very monotonous and routine doing his daily job.
He is married to Amal Sufiya, an architect. They have a daughter named Maryam, who was born in 2017. He got the name DQ from his friends because his name was difficult to pronounce. So he used this nickname for ease. He was also awarded Best Actor in a Negative Role at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival for his movie Chup.
Dulquer Salmaan Movies List
He debuted in 2012 with the Malayalam film “Second Show”, for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut—South. After this, Dulquer started acting in numerous movies, which helped him win the hearts of youngsters in his state. He was part of many successful Malayalam movies, such as Ustad Hotel (2012), Bangalore Days (2014), O Kadhal Kanmani (2015), Charlie (2015), Kali (2016), and Kurup (2021). Salmaan also moved to other businesses to experiment with the things that piqued his interest. In Tamil, he starred in Vaayai Modi Pesavum (2014), Naan (2012), and Mahanati (2018).
In 2019, he made his way to Bollywood with the film Karwaan. In the latest hit, Sita Ramam, he played the role of an orphan Soldier who fell in love with a queen through letters. People from every part of the country applauded the film. He is such a delicate actor who emotes every emotion on his face with subtle expressions. The film “Kurup” also did well when Mollywood struggled to give hits. Dulquer excelled in his character with fabulous charisma.
|ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi
|O Kadhal Kanmani
|CIA (Comrade in America)
|Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal
|Chup: Revenge of the Artist
Dulquer Salmaan Upcoming Movies
King Of Kotha is the next movie starring DQ, planned as a pan-Indian movie. The team released the teaser, which gives a sneak peek into the world of Kotha. The movie teaser had many night shots and some raw, violent shots captured at such amazing angles.
Dulquer will be seen in the next movies that were announced on his birthday, such as Kaantha and Lucky Baskar. He is also starring in the Netflix Series Guns & Gulaabs by Raj and DK which is exciting.
Dulquer Salmaan Networth
Dulquer has a net worth of Rs. 150 crores. His main source of income is from acting in movies and commercial advertisements. Dulquer also owns a production house named “Wayfarer Films,” which made movies like Kurup. Dulquer also has a few family businesses.
He charges 3–8 crores for his movies. He also endorses many brands, like Otto, IQOO, etc., for which he charges 50-60 lakhs per endorsement. He also owns a chain of hotels and a real estate company. He also owns expensive cars such as BMWs, Land Rover Defenders, Mazda Miatas, Nissan 370Z etc
Dulquer Salmaan’s nicknames?
He is known as DQ and Kunijkka.
Dulquer Salmaan’s first Movie?
Dulquer’s first movie is Second Show.
Dulquer Salmaan’s Upcoming Movies?
King Of Kotha, Lucky Baskar and Kaantha.
Who is Dulquer Salmaan’s father?
Famous Malyali actor Mammotty is the father of Dulquer Salmaan.
Who is Dulquer Salmaan’s Wife?
Amal Sufiya is Dulquer Salmaan’s wife
How Old is Dulquer Salmaan?
Dulquer Salmaan is 37 years old.