Dulquer Salmaan: News

Born on July 28, 1986, Indian film actor, playback singer, and film producer, Dulquer Salmaan is best known for his performance in Malayalam films. A graduate from Purdue University, he is the second son of Malayalam film actor and producer Muhammad Kutty Panaparambil Ismail, aka Mammootty. Salmaan began his acting career with Srinath Rajendran’s ‘Second Show’ (2012) and earned the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for the movie. Following this, he appeared in the critically acclaimed ‘Ustad Hotel’ (2012). He gained popularity with Martin Prakkat’s 2013 comedy ‘ABCD: American-Born Confused Drama’ (2013). He made his Hindi film debut with the 2018 movie ‘Karwaan’ alongside actors Irrfan Khan and Mithila Palkar. As of 2021, he has appeared in more than 20 movies. Some of his notable performances include that in ‘Neelakasham Panchakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi’ (2013), ‘Vaayai Moodi Pesavum’ (2014), ‘Bangalore Days’ (2014), ‘O Kadhal Kanmani’ (2015), and ‘Charlie’ (2015). In 2020, he launched his production company Wayfarer films. His first project as a producer was ‘Varane Avashyamund.’ He is the recipient of two Filmfare Awards South and one South Indian International Movie Award.

16 Apr 2024

Kamal Haasan

Dulquer Salmaan to not return for Kamal Haasan's 'Thug Life'

The much-anticipated film Thug Life, a joint venture of Kamal Haasan and director Mani Ratnam, has been facing casting uncertainties.

26 Mar 2024

Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan's 'Thug Life': Silambarasan TR to replace Dulquer Salmaan

Mani Ratnam and Kamal Haasan are two bonafide forces in Tamil cinema.

23 Mar 2024

Kamal Haasan

After Dulquer Salmaan, Jayam exits Kamal Haasan's 'Thug Life': Report

Renowned Tamil actor Jayam Ravi has reportedly chosen to withdraw from the eagerly awaited film Thug Life.

24 Jan 2024

Tamil Cinema

Mani Ratnam's 'Thug Life' starring Kamal Haasan is filming now

Kamal Haasan is a bonafide superstar of Tamil cinema and his comeback on celluloid with Vikram is a story to be etched in history.

28 Dec 2023

OTT releases

'Guns & Gulaabs' Season 2 announced; Netflix unveils motion poster

Netflix has officially confirmed the return of Guns & Gulaabs for a second season, featuring stars Rajkummar Rao and Dulquer Salmaan.

22 Dec 2023


Dulquer Salmaan calls wife 'calm and center' on wedding anniversary

Dulquer Salmaan, celebrating his 12th wedding anniversary with his wife, Amal Sufi, shared adorable pictures with a touching message on Instagram on Friday.

09 Nov 2023

Tamil Cinema

Kamal Haasan's 'Thug Life' announcement teaser registers 20M+ views

Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan is one of the biggest pan-India superstars. Over the years, the veteran actor has worked across industries and has delivered stellar content.

07 Nov 2023

Tamil Cinema

'Thug Life': Kamal Haasan looks invincible in new poster

Kamal Haasan is one of the most known faces in Indian cinema and the actor turned another year wiser on Tuesday.

06 Nov 2023

Tamil Cinema

Kamal Haasan's 'KH 234' is titled 'Thug Life'; cast revealed

Kamal Haasan and Mani Ratnam are two distinct stalwarts of Indian cinema.

26 Oct 2023


After 'Soorarai Pottru,' Suriya-Sudha Kongara collaborate for 'Suriya 43'

Suriya along with filmmaker Sudha Kongara delivered the National Film Award-winning film Soorarai Pottru.

24 Oct 2023


Mammootty announces new film 'Turbo' with director Vysakh; poster unveiled

Following the tremendous success of Kannur Squad (2023), Malayalam film icon Mammootty has unveiled his next cinematic venture.

21 Sep 2023

Malayalam Movies

'Kannur Squad' release date and U/A certificate announced

Malayalam megastar Mammootty's highly anticipated film, Kannur Squad, is set to hit theaters on September 28.

07 Sep 2023


Dulquer Salmaan pens heartfelt note on father Mammootty's birthday

Superstar Mammootty is an evergreen figure in Malayalam movies. The actor turned 72 on Thursday and colleagues and fans are taking to social media to express their love.

31 Aug 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Goldfish,' 'Love-All,' 'Kushi': Films releasing in theaters on Friday

We are about to enter September, a cinematically prime month packed with several interesting titles one after the other.

31 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'King of Kotha' having a rough ride

Dulquer Salmaan's King of Kotha was in the buzz initially but the negative reviews and word of mouth have led to the movie's downfall.

29 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'King of Kotha' to be dethroned soon

Dulquer Salmaan is a known face in India, especially after the stupendous success of Sita Ramam. The pan-India star's recent theatrical outing King of Kotha had some buzz but the negative reviews and word of mouth have affected the film's box office collection.

25 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'King of Kotha' eyes the box office throne

Dulquer Salmaan is one of the budding stars in India. He has done a considerable amount of work across industries and has become a household name after Sita Ramam.

24 Aug 2023

Sita Ramam

'Sita Ramam' duo Dulquer Salmaan-Mrunal Thakur to reunite? Actor reveals

Sita Ramam is one of those films that will remain forever etched in everyone's hearts. As we all root for Dulquer Salmaan and Mrunal Thakur to collaborate on celluloid again, the King of Kotha actor has now dropped some hints regarding the same.

23 Aug 2023

Upcoming Movies

'King of Kotha': Cast, plotline, team, release date—everything to know

After months of speculation, the long-awaited moment is nearly here: Dulquer Salmaan's highly-anticipated film King of Kotha is slated to hit theaters on Thursday (August 24).

22 Aug 2023

Malayalam Movies

'King of Kotha,' 'RDX': Big-budget box-office clash this Onam

Following the electrifying clash of Gadar 2 and OMG 2—audiences will have to prepare themselves for yet another cinematic duel on Onam.

21 Aug 2023

Bollywood Films

'Dream Girl 2, 'Goldfish': Movies hitting theaters this week

August has been a significant month for Indian cinema, with Gadar 2 surpassing all expectations and becoming a blockbuster, and OMG 2 entering the Rs. 100cr club despite its 'A' rating.

19 Aug 2023

Rana Daggubati

Rana Daggubati-Sonam Kapoor Ahuja controversy: Dulquer Salmaan reacts

Rana Daggubati and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja have been embroiled in an alleged controversy involving Dulquer Salmaan.

19 Aug 2023

OTT releases

'Guns & Gulaabs,' 'Taali': Must-watch OTT releases for this weekend 

As Sunny Deol's Gadar 2: The Katha Continues and Akshay Kumar's OMG 2 continue reigning at the box office, OTT platforms have also brought some very exciting content for you this week.

18 Aug 2023


'Guns & Gulaabs': Meet the characters of Netflix's black-comedy series

One of the most-awaited web series of the year, Guns & Gulaabs is now out on Netflix!

10 Aug 2023

Malayalam Movies

Dulquer Salmaan engages with rage in 'King of Kotha' trailer

Dulquer Salmaan is one of the most versatile actors in India who has made his niche over the years. His upcoming film King of Kotha is in the buzz and now the trailer of the action thriller has been unveiled.

09 Aug 2023

Malayalam Movies

Malayalam director Siddique dies after suffering heart attack: His journey

The Malayalam film industry is in mourning following the unfortunate demise of acclaimed filmmaker Siddique, who died at the age of 63.

05 Aug 2023

Sita Ramam

1 year of 'Sita Ramam'; 4 reasons to re-watch film

Dulquer Salmaan and Mrunal Thakur starrer Sita Ramam completed a year of its theatrical release on Saturday (August 5).

02 Aug 2023

OTT releases

'Guns & Gulaabs' trailer: Full-on romance, comedy, action is coming! 

Guns & Gulaabs is one of the most anticipated series in the Indian web space; especially after the humongous success of Farzi. Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK are unstoppable in the OTT sphere.

01 Aug 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Dulquer Salmaan's 'Guns & Gulaabs' motion poster is out

The excitement surrounding Guns & Gulaabs is increasing with each passing day. The makers are leaving no stone unturned in marketing the upcoming crime drama series on Netflix. The series is created by the famous duo of Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK aka Raj & DK.

31 Jul 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Adarsh Gourav's 'Guns & Gulaabs' motion poster out

Adarsh Gourav is one of the most promising actors of the upcoming generation. The actor awed viewers with his performance in The White Tiger. Now, the actor is set to star in Raj & DK's upcoming series Guns & Gulaabs.

31 Jul 2023


'Guns & Gulaabs': Cast, trailer, series release date, possible plot

Raj & DK's upcoming retro crime-drama series Guns & Gulaabs has been in the buzz ever since it was first announced, thanks to its lead cast: Rajkummar Rao and Dulquer Salmaan, and the creators' terrific success rate (Farzi, The Family Man).

30 Jul 2023

Rajkummar Rao

'Guns & Gulaabs': Makers unveil Rajkummar Rao's character motion poster

We are only a few days away from the trailer release of Guns & Gulaabs!

28 Jul 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Raj-DK's 'Guns & Gulaabs' trailer release date is out

Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK aka Raj & DK are the most adept director duo in the Indian OTT sphere. Their track record has been impeccable and their upcoming directorial Guns & Gulaabs is highly anticipated.

28 Jul 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Dulquer Salmaan: 5 non-Malayalam films you shouldn't miss

One of the most popular Malayalam actors of the present generation, Dulquer Salmaan, turned a year older on Friday (July 28). From ruling Mollywood, he has gone to creating his niche on a pan-India level with films such as Sita Ramam and OK Kanmani.

28 Jul 2023

Fitness and Health

Happy birthday, Dulquer Salmaan! Revealing the actor's fitness secrets

Dulquer Salmaan is a handsome mix of talent and fitness, which is the reason why he has a burgeoning fan following from all over the country.

21 Jul 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Finally! Rajkummar-Dulquer's 'Guns & Gulaabs' release date is out

Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK aka Raj & DK are known as one of the best director duos in Indian cinema. The duo has made impeccable content across celluloid and streaming. Their upcoming series Guns & Gulaabs has been in the buzz and now reports are rife that it will premiere on August 18.

16 May 2023

Malayalam Movies

'2018' to 'Lucifer': Mollywood's elite Rs. 100 crore club 

Earlier this year, the Malayalam film industry raised complaints regarding films not performing well at the box office. But, with Tovino Thomas's 2018: Everyone is a Hero, the industry has got a ray of hope. Within a few days of its release, the film has already become a super hit.

14 May 2023

Telugu Films

Dulquer Salmaan, Venky Atluri team up for untitled Telugu film

Malayalam superstar Dulquer Salmaan has reportedly teamed up with Vaathi/Sir director Venky Atluri for an untitled film slated to release next year.

07 Apr 2023

Malayalam Movies

On Parvathy Thiruvothu's birthday, watch her top-rated IMDb films

Parvathy Thiruvothu turned a year older on Friday. The 35-year-old is one of the flag bearers of the fight against onscreen sexism in the Malayalam film industry. Time and again, she has spoken up on the role of films in normalizing toxicity in men.

27 Feb 2023

Malayalam Movies

Mammootty announces next project with Roby Varghese titled 'Kannur Squad'

Malayalam superstar Mammootty has announced his next acting venture titled Kannur Squad. The makers also took to Twitter to unveil the first poster of the investigative thriller.

03 Feb 2023

Malayalam Movies

Dulquer Salmaan starrer 'King of Kotha' second-look poster is out! 

Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan who won hearts with his last outing Sita Ramam is back with yet another movie King of Kotha.

03 Feb 2023

Sita Ramam

11 years of Dulquer Salmaan: Top unmissable films 

When Dulquer Salmaan started his acting career in 2012, his work was restricted to Malayalam cinema mostly. Cut to the present, Salmaan has become a pan-India actor.

06 Jan 2023

South Indian Cinema

'Sita Ramam' art director Sunil Babu dies at 50

Popular art director Sunil Babu passed away at the age of 50. He reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday (January 6).

12 Nov 2022

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha not making Malayalam debut with Dulquer's 'King of Kotha'?

Dulquer Salmaan gained a pan-Indian fanbase after the success of Sita Ramam and Chup: Revenge of the Artist.

02 Oct 2022

Upcoming Movies

Dulquer Salmaan starrer 'King of Kotha's first-look poster out!

Dulquer Salmaan is on a sure-shot roll!

27 Sep 2022

Box Office

'Chup': Dulquer Salmaan starrer collects Rs. 8cr at box office

Dulquer Salmaan and Sunny Deol's recently released movie Chup: Revenge of the Artist had a pretty decent opening last Friday (on September 23).

23 Sep 2022

Movie Review

'Chup': Dulquer Salmaan is star of inconsistent, yet immersive thriller

R Balki's Chup: Revenge of the Artist was released in cinemas on Friday (September 23).

18 Sep 2022

R Balki

R Balki's 'Chup' to have free pan-India screenings before release

In a first, filmmaker R Balki has announced free screenings of his upcoming film Chup: Revenge of the Artist on Tuesday even before its release.

05 Sep 2022

Upcoming Movies

'Chup' trailer promises a haunting, evocative, electrifying psychological thriller

After unveiling a gripping teaser in July, the makers of Dulquer Salmaaan-Shreya Dhanwanthary starrer Chup: Revenge of the Artist have dropped the film's trailer.

27 Aug 2022

Mrunal Thakur

After South rampage, 'Sita Ramam' set to release in Hindi

After wreaking havoc at the box office in Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam, Dulquer Salmaan-Mrunal Thakur starrer Sita Ramam is set to make its way to the hearts of Hindi-speaking audiences.

16 Aug 2022

Tamil Cinema

Critic Kaushik LM passes away: Dulquer, Vijay Deverakonda offer condolences

In a piece of shocking news, Chennai-based film critic and video jockey Kaushik LM passed away on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest.

10 Aug 2022

Mrunal Thakur

'Sita Ramam': Dulquer Salmaan pens emotional note, thanks Telugu fans

Dulquer Salmaan's Telugu film Sita Ramam hit the theaters on Friday (August 5) amid huge expectations.

09 Aug 2022

South Indian Cinema

'Sita Ramam' box office: Dulquer Salmaan starrer sees steady growth

Director Hanu Raghavapudi's multilingual romantic drama Sita Ramam led by Dulquer Salmaan is turning out to be yet another eventful venture from the South.

08 Aug 2022

Box Office

'Sita Ramam,' 'Bimbisara,' 'Bullet Train': Analyzing Weekend-1 box office collections

We're nearing the end of the year and some of the most-awaited projects have already hit the big screens with more on the cards.

06 Aug 2022

Vijay Deverakonda

Samantha to make Malayalam debut with Dulquer's 'King Of Kotha'?

One of the most popular actors in South India, Samantha Ruth Prabhu gained national fame after starring in Season 2 of the Hindi web series The Family Man.

28 Jul 2022

Happy Birthday

Birthday special: 5 upcoming Dulquer Salmaan titles

Dulquer Salmaan supremacy is prominent across all industries.