Salim Kumar is one of the most profound actors in the Malayalam industry. The actor, who was curbed into comedy roles, came out of it with a stunning performance in Adaminte Makan Abu, which won him the National Award for Best Actor. Today, October 10, the actor is celebrating his 44th birthday.
Salim Kumar started off his career with the movie Swantham Ennu Karuthy in the year 1989. From then, he has been a part of the Malayalam industry. His first noticed movie was Ishtamaanu Nooruvattom in 1997. He made his presence in almost all the movies that were released. He is more popular for his comic roles.
Salim has recently turned into a producer too. He says that he has plans to direct a movie too in the future. He has become more choosy with his roles and this has reflected in his career. The actor was in news earlier for a statement made by him for the movie Pranayam. But whatever be, the actor is humble to the core. Apart from movies, Salim Kumar has also been featured in a hip-hop number in Album Coffee @ MG Road-Palarivattam in 2008.
Continue reading in the slideshow the 10 best movies of Salim Kumar...
Adaminte Makan Abu
This movie won him the National Award for the Best Actor. Zarina Wahab played his wife in this movie.
This another incredible movie where Salim Kumar gave a commendable performance.
Salim Kumar played a police inspector in this film. He won the Best Comedian Award for his role in this movie.
Ayaalum Njaanum Thammil
He played the role of a mentally challenged patient in this movie. The movie too showed one of the finest performance of the actor.
The movie cast him in the role of a music lover who plays Tabala. Another wonderful performance by the actor.
He played the role of a Muslim, who constantly irritates others by his conversation.
Salim Kumar played the role of an unfortunate son, who is forced to get rid of his mother by taking her away into the city and runs away without her.
A comic performance by the actor in the role of a peon, where he is seen hunting for students to makes a school run.
He played the role of a goonda in this movie. Lal, Mammootty and Nedumudi Venu were also seen in this film.
This is another movie where he is seen as a goonda, but literally.