Dulquer Salmaan was born on the 28th of July 1986. He was born to the famous Malayalam Film Actor Mammootty and Sulfath. Among his fans, Dulquer Salmaan is affectionately called DQ and has quite a huge fan following in Kerala. He got married to Amal Sufiya in 2011. He is an alma mater of Purdue Univesity where he did his bachelors in commerce. He debuted into the Malayalam film industry with the movie Second Show in 2012 in which he co-starred along with Sunny Wayne.
He got his critical break through by acting in his very next film, Usthad Hotel which bagged most of the awards for that year’s films. Dulquer Salmaan co starred with Sunny Wayne yet again in 2013 for a movie named Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi. It was a road movie, first of its kind in the Malayalam movie industry.
The movie went on to become a huge success in the box office and gained much critical acclaim. He did his first bi lingual movie when he did a Tamil – Malayalam movie which were called Vaayai Moodi Pesavum in Tamil and Samsaram Arogyathinu Haanikaram in Malayalam. The movie failed to make an impact in the box office.
Dulquer Salmaan completed his schooling from a school named Sishya School in Chennai. After that he went on to pursue his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Purdue University, a famous university in Indiana, United States of America.
Dulquer Salmaan Net Worth
Dulquer Salmaan’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $10 Million US dollars approximately in 2017. He gets a salary of approximately Rs. 1.5 Crore for acting in a movie. Besides acting in movies, he endorses various brands and charges them Rs. 50 Lakhs per ad. He endorses multiple giants like Otto Men’s Wear, Malabar Gold, Mathrubhumi Dubai FM, Renault ( Kwid ) and Pothys.
Dulquer Salmaan owns various properties in Kochi and Chennai. He has recently bought an apartment flat in Panampilly Nagar which is said to have cost him more than Rs. 6 Crores. Dulquer Salmaan and his father Mammootty are known to very big motorheads and own a long fleet of cars which all come with the same registration number 369.
Their car collection includes a BMW i8, a Mini Cooper , a BMW M3, a Skoda Octavia, a Jaguar XJ, an Audi A8, a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, a Volkswagen Jetta, an Audi Q7, a Range Rover, a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, a Mercedes Benz SLS AMG, a BMW M5, a Porsche Cayenne and a Mercedes Benz Maybach. Dulquer is also known to be a bike lover and owns a BMW R 1200 GS and a Triumph Bonneville which has been modified and christened McQueen.
While Dulquer Salmaan earns quite a huge sum of money as salaries for acting in movies and from the endorsements for various brands, he also owns properties in various locations and is known to be an intelligent investor. He also owns a website for buying and selling cars as well as for dental services in Chennai. Dulquer Salmaan is also the director of a Bangalore-based hospital called Motherhood Hospital. He is also an active philanthropist and came into lime light for making generous donations to the Chennai Gives initiative to help out the people affected by cyclone.
Dulquer Salmaan’s latest movie to hit the big screen is Jomonte Suvisheshangal. His upcoming movies include Solo, Salaam Bhukari and a Tamil movie called Komali in which he co stars with Karthi.
Even though Dulquer Salmaan a.k.a DQ has been in the industry for only a few years he has been able to make quite an impact and we hope he continues to do so. Over these years he has also managed to bag a whooping 15 awards. The number of Box Office flops are very less and has been a consistent player in the box office hit making game.
Some characters of him like that in Charlie and Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi have made him a fan favorite and has massive cult follower ship. Let us hope he becomes a part of more great movies and that he stays in the industry for a very long time. We wish him the very best of luck for the future.