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 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.

09 Jul 2022

R Balki

'Chup' teaser: Dulquer Salmaan is scorned lover in psychological thriller

The teaser of psychological thriller Chup: Revenge of the Artist was unveiled on Saturday (July 9), on the occasion of legendary director-actor Guru Dutt's 97th birth anniversary.

26 May 2022

Mrunal Thakur

'Sita Ramam': Everything to know about Dulquer Salmaan, Mrunal Thakur-starrer

The makers of Dulquer Salmaan, Mrunal Thakur, and Rashmika Mandanna's upcoming film Sita Ramam announced its release date on Wednesday.

04 May 2022

Ayushmann Khurrana

'Click Shankar': 5 actors who can lead Balaji Mohan's thriller

South Indian filmmaker Balaji Mohan is set to make his Bollywood debut with a thriller titled Click Shankar.

22 Mar 2022


'Guns & Gulaabs': First looks of Rajkummar, Dulquer, Adarsh out!

In February, we learned Rajkummar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan, and Adarsh Gourav are collaborating for a Netflix series titled Guns & Gulaabs.

19 Mar 2022

Malayalam Movies

Dulquer Salmaan's 'Salute' review: A unique take on investigative thriller

Salute is Malayalam cinema's latest offering featuring the flamboyant star Dulquer Salmaan in the lead.

16 Mar 2022


Why Kerala theater owners decided to ban Dulquer Salmaan's films?

Dulquer Salmaan's call to take his upcoming film, Salute, to OTT by bypassing the theater route has left cinema hall owners mightily angry.

14 Mar 2022

Vidya Balan

Top 5 films/series releasing across OTT platforms on Holi

This year, people will celebrate Holi with full glory after two years of lull.

07 Mar 2022


Dulquer Salmaan's 'Salute' ditches theaters, opts for release on SonyLIV

There is finally some update about Salute.

04 Mar 2022

Mani Ratnam

'Hey! Sinamika': 5 takeaways from Aditi Rao Hydari-Dulquer Salmaan's film

Dulquer Salmaan, who considers himself to be a "visiting actor" in Tamil cinema, marks his comeback there after two years with Hey! Sinamika.

02 Mar 2022

Prithviraj Sukumaran

'Naaradan' to 'Salute': 5 most-awaited Malayalam films releasing this year

Malayalam cinema is known for its story-driven realistic plots and cinematography.

17 Feb 2022

Kajal Aggarwal

'Hey Sinamika' trailer: Dulquer Salmaan's film looks like fun-filled romcom

The trailer of the upcoming Tamil film Hey Sinamika, starring Dulquer Salmaan, Kajal Aggarwal, and Aditi Rao Hydari in the lead, was unveiled on Wednesday.

11 Jan 2022

Malayalam Movies

'Salute' postponed; 'bound to show social responsibility,' says Dulquer Salmaan

Salute now joins the league of films like Radhe Shyam, RRR, and Valimai.

08 Jan 2022

Malayalam Movies

Dulquer Salmaan's 'Salute' selected for Rotterdam's 51st International Film Festival

In some exciting news, the upcoming Mollywood film Salute, with Dulquer Salmaan in the lead, has been selected for the 51st International Film Festival Rotterdam.

22 Dec 2021


5 onscreen collaborations between South stars we'd love to see

South Indian Cinema is divided into Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada film industries.

21 Dec 2021

Kajal Aggarwal

Dulquer Salmaan's 'Hey Sinamika' gets release date, his first look

We finally know how Dulquer Salmaan would look in Hey Sinamika and when will we be able to see him in that movie.

17 Dec 2021

Malayalam Movies

Is 'Alexander' name of 'Kurup' sequel? Report says no

Ever since Dulquer Salmaan dropped a video on YouTube titled The Rise Of Alexander, rumors have been rife that it's something related to the Kurup sequel.

12 Nov 2021


'Kurup' review: Dulquer Salmaan slays effortlessly in the gangster flick

Dulquer Salmaan's most awaited film Kurup finally hit the big screens today.

08 Nov 2021


#NewsBytesReview: 'Dingiri Dingale' from 'Kurup' is a refreshing, retro track

Makers of Dulquer Salmaan's upcoming flick, Kurup, have dropped the second song from the movie.

06 Nov 2021


Burj Khalifa to play trailer of 'Kurup' on November 10

A couple of days back, it was revealed by the makers of Kurup that the film's visuals will be displayed on the tallest skyscraper of the world, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, on November 10.