Salim Kumar, who won the National Award for Best actor for his outstanding performance in the movie Adaminte Makan Abu, will be retiring from the Malayalam film industry. The actor himself has announced his retirement. Salim Kumar said that he feels that there is a provision for retirement in the film industry too.
Salim Kumar said that he is 43 now and will be retiring at his age of 46 years. This means that the audience are blessed with only three more years to see their favourite actor on screen.
Explaining the reason for his retirement, Salim Kumar said that he is not only an actor, but he is a responsible son, father and husband. Now, he feels that he needs to spend some time with his old mother, children and wife, who missed him all these years. Salim Kumar added that he do not wish to concentrate on acting life long though it is his passion. But, he also gives preference to his family.
The actor said that his two decades of journey in the film industry as an actor will always be cherished lifetime. He said that he now needs to fulfil all the unaccomplished wishes of his old mother, wife and children and wish to spend time with them.