It was in the year 2012 that Dulquer Salmaan debuted in Mollywood by playing Lalu in the film Second Show. 4 years since then, we have witnessed remarkable changes in the actor.
Malayalam cinema has been on the lookout for versatile actors who could perform all kinds of roles with ease. Dulquer Salmaan is definitely growing up as an answer to that.
Here we list 6 roles essayed by Dulquer Salmaan which definitely prove his versatility and flexibility as an actor. Go through the slides to know more..
Charlie, definitely was an answer from Dulquer Salmaan to those who questioned his versatility as an actor. This film did help him to shed that lover boy image. Dulquer Salmaan impressed all, with the ease with which he performed as Charlie. Rightly, the actor went on to win the Kerala State Award for Best Actor.
Krishnan In Kammatipaadam
Dulquer Salmaan, in fact underplayed his character as per the requirement of the film. He did give a matured performance as Krishnan looking convincing in various stages of the character. He handled the emotional sequences perfectly. More importantly, his command in handling dialects has been clearly shown in this movie.
Sidharth In Kali
After Charlie, he took up the role of Sidharth from Kali, who is diametrically opposite in nature in comparison with Charlie. The character that suffers from anger management issues was safe in the hands of Dulquer Salmaan and the actor nailed it here, too. Dulquer also did succeed in maintaining that romantic charm required for the character.
K T N Kottoor in Njaan
With Njaan, Dulquer Salmaan proved that he can handle an author backed role with perfection. It was a big task in front of Dulquer Salmaan to pull off such a heavy role, considering that he was relatively a newcomer back then. The actor did a decent performance even though, there was scope for slight improvement.
Arjun In Bangalore Days
Well, the role of Arjun, who has a rebellious attitude was always safe in the hands of Dulquer Salmaan. The role was hugely accepted by youth audiences and he did definitely set a trend back then.
Johns Issac In ABCD
Dulquer Salmaan simply stole the show as the young, stylish and dashing Johns in ABCD. He proved with this film that he could handle comedy with ease.
Well, the best part is in the fact that he is ready for experimentation.Post Charlie, we have witnessed a tremendous change in the actor and especially the way he is selecting his projects is commendable.
Being an actor, he is on the lookout for roles which can really explore the actor in him. With each passing film, he is exploring the actor in him and thereby overcoming the limitations.
He has had two releases so far this year, in the form of Kali and Kammatipaadam, both of which were different in genres. It also has to be noted that both the films were a hit at the box-office.
Dulquer salmaan has got that star power and it is nice to see him using that to effect by doing variety films. The actor would be seen next in Amal Neerad's upcoming film which is expected to be a family entertainer.