Dulquer Salmaan Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Biography, FAQ & More

Dulquer Salmaan is an Indian actor, singer and entrepreneur who predominantly works in Malayalam cinema. He is best known for playing the role of ‘Charlie’ in the Malayalam film “Charlie” (2015). He is the son of famous actor and producer Mammootty.

Dulquer Salmaan Biography & Wiki

Dulquer Salmaan Full NameDulquer Salmaan
Nick NameSalu, DQ
Profession Actor, Singer, Entrepreneur
Famous For‘Charlie’ in the Malayalam Film “Charlie” (2015)
Dulquer Salmaan Debut MovieMalayalam: Second Show (2012)
Tamil: Vaayai Moodi Pesavum (2014)
Bollywood: Karwan (2018)
Physical Stat
Dulquer Salmaan Height In Centimeter- 175 cm
In Meter- 1.75 m
In Feet- 5’9”
Dulquer Salmaan WeightIn Kilogram- 65 kg
In Pound- 143 lbs
Body MeasurementChest- 40 Inches
Waist- 32 Inches
Biceps- 13 Inches
Eye ColorBlack 
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date Of Birth28 July 1986 (Monday)
Dulquer Salmaan Age (2022)36 Years
Birthplace Kochi, Kerala, India
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Leo
Nationality Indian
Home town Kochi, Kerala, India
School Toc- H Public School, Kochi
Sishya School, Chennai
College/University Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Barry John Acting Studio, Mumbai
Family member
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendNot Known
Dulquer Salmaan WifeAmal Sufiya ( Architect)
Marriage Date22 December 2011
Dulquer Salmaan ChildrenSon– None
Daughter– Maryam
Dulquer Salmaan Parents Father– Mammootty (Actor, Producer)
Mother– Sulfath Kutty (Homemaker)
Dulquer Salmaan SiblingBrother– None
Sister– Kutty Surumi (Elder)
Favorite Things
Dulquer Salmaan HobbiesSinging, Watching Films, Travelling
Favorite FoodBiryani
Favorite DirectorMani Ratnam
Favorite MoviesManan (2014), Magadheera (2009)
Favorite ActorMahesh Babu, Ram Charan, Allu Arjun 
Dulquer Salmaan Net Worth (2022)7 Million USD
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Family, Early Life and Education

Dulquer Salmaan was born on 28 July 1986 in the city of Kochi, Kerala. Salman belongs to a Muslim family. His father, Muhammad Kutty Paniparambil Ismail aka Mammootty, is a popular Indian actor and producer. His mother Salfat Kutty is a housewife. He has an elder sister, Kutti Surumi.

Dulquer married Amal Sufia, an architect, in an arranged marriage on 22 December 2011. The couple has a daughter, Maryam, who was born on 5 May 2017.

Dulquer Salmaan Career

He did his schooling from Tok-H Public School in Kochi and Shishya School in Chennai. For his further studies, he enrolled at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, from where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) degree.

Dulquer was inclined towards directing since childhood. He used to make short films at the age of 14-15. He often took his father’s camera and played with it.

After completing his graduation, he worked as a business manager in a reputed firm in the US. Thereafter, he did IT related business in Dubai.

 Dulquer then joined Barry John Acting Studio in Mumbai for a three-month acting course.

Career in Malayalam films

  • Dulquer made her acting debut in 2012 with the Malayalam film “Second Show”, in which she played the role of Harilal “Lalu”. The film won him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
  • Thereafter, he appeared as Faizal “Faizzy” in the film Ustad Hotel.

Career in Tamil films

  • After the commercial success of ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi and Nilakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi, Dulquer ventured into the Tamil film industry. He made her Tamil film debut with the romantic comedy “Yai Moody Pesavam”.
  • In 2014, he starred in the romantic drama “Bangalore Days”, which ranks among the highest-grossing Malayalam films.
  • The next year in 2015, Salman appeared in the Tamil superhit film “O Kadhal Kanmani”. After this, she played the title role in the romantic drama “Charlie” which earned her a huge recognition. He was awarded the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for this film.

Career in Bollywood films

  • Dulquer made her Bollywood debut in 2018 by starring in the road film “Caravan”. He played the role of Avinash in the film. In 2019, she starred in the Bollywood film “The Zoya Factor” opposite Sonam Kapoor.
  • Apart from being an actor, he is also a singer and has sung several songs like Johnny Mone Johny from the Malayalam film ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi (2013).

Social work of Dulquer Salmaan –

Dulquer is also a philanthropist and has been involved in many social service activities. She has acted in a short film based on the Kerala Motor Vehicle Department’s Safe Ride campaign. He was also a part of the Chennai Gives initiative and donated 150 items which included clothes, shoes, books, school supplies and crockery items.

Dulquer Salmaan Business

In addition, Dulquer owns a dental business chain and a car-trading web portal in Chennai. Salman is the director of “Motherhood Hospital” located in Bangalore.

Dulquer Salman Upcoming Movie

One of the recently released films of Dulquer Salmaan, one name emerges and that is the film “Salute”. The film Salute is a 2022 Indian Malayalam-language crime thriller film starring Dulquer Salmaan in the lead role of a cop.

 Its world premiere was scheduled to take place on 18 March 2022, but it premiered a day earlier on 17 March 2022.

Awards and Honours

  • Asiavision Award for New-Comers for the film “Second Show” (2012).
  • South Filmfare Award for Best Debut Male for the film “Doosra Show” (2013).
  • Asianet Film Award for Star of the Year (2014).
  • International Movie Award for Best Debut (Male) for the South Indian film “Yai Moody Pesavam” (2015).
  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for the film “Charlie” (2016).
  • Behindwood’s Gold Wall of Famers for Best Actor in a Film for ‘Kali’ and ‘Kammatipadam’ (2017)

Some Facts About Dulquer Salmaan

  • His hobbies include singing, watching movies and traveling.
  • He is fond of bikes and cars since childhood.
  • As a child, he was afraid of dogs, but grew up to like them. He has a pet dog, Honey.
  • Dulquer revealed in an interview that despite majoring in business and finance, he chose acting as he felt that his life would return to normal after working in that field.
  • His name is derived from two warriors. Being a student of Islamic history, his father was so fascinated by the warriors that he combined the names of two warriors and named Dulquer. Reportedly, his name contains a reference to Alexander, the Great.
  • His friends and family fondly call him Salu and DQ.
  • Dulquer has got a tattoo inked on his left arm. 


Who is Dulquer Salmaan?

Dulquer Salmaan is an Indian actor, singer and entrepreneur who predominantly works in Malayalam cinema.

Who is the wife of Dulquer Salmaan?

Amal Sufia (architect)

Dulquer Salmaan is whose son?

He is the son of famous actor and producer Mammootty.

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