Dulquer Salmaan, the young superstar of Mollywood and the heartthrob of innumerable fans, is celebrating his 30th birthday, today. Past 1 year has been a big one for Dulquer, as far as his film career is concerned.
On his birthday, here we list 6 things, which actually made the past 1 year, a career defining one, for the actor and the star in Dulquer Salmaan.
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Winning The Kerala State Award!
Dulquer Salmaan, won the Kerala State Award for the Best Actor for his performance in the film Charlie. The actor won the praises of the critics for the astounding portrayal of Charlie. Well, winning the State Award is not a simple thing and the actor etched his name in the list of glories.
Enjoying Back-to-back Box Office Successes
The previous three movies of Dulquer Salmaan enjoyed a wonderful run at the box-office. Charlie, Kali and Kammattipaadam, all the three films enjoyed both commercial and critical success.
Establishing Himself As The King Of Opening
The actor's films which released in the past 1 year did go on to create some opening day collection records. Charlie enjoyed a gargantuan opening, which was later eclipsed by his own film Kali, thus setting another record. Dulquer Salmaan is now one among the very few Malayalam actors whose films can guarantee a tremendous opening at the box-office.
Experimenting With Characters And Coming Out Of The Comfort Zone
We saw Dulquer Salmaan experimenting with the characters and thereby coming out of his comfort zone. His past three films had the actor playing some entirely different roles. In Charlie, he played the character of a carefree guy and in Kali he played the role of a guy with anger management issues. Coming to Kammatipaadam, he played an entirely different character of a guy from slums.
Increasing Popularity Outside Kerala
Dulquer Salmaan is enjoying a huge fan base even in places outside Kerala. His recent films like Charlie and Kali, did have a good run in centres like Chennai once again reiterating the fact the he is one of the most popular Malayalam actors outside Kerala.
In The List Of The Most Influential Young Indians
Dulquer Salmaan was placed at the fourth position in the list of Most Influential Young Indians, a list recently published by the popular GQ magazine. Moreover, he received the award from none other than Bollywood's Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan.
Well, all the above facts show why Dulquer Salmaan is on the way to become the indisputable star of the industry. He has been able to carve a place of his own with the films that he has done so far.
His dedication and hardwork is visibly seen in all the films, that he has appeared so far. A big applause for the actor for being ready to experiment with characters and explore the actor in him.
His most recent release was Rajeev Ravi's Kammatipaadam, which made use of the actor in him to the best. The actor received grand reviews for his performance in the film.
Dulquer Salmaan, would be next seen in the upcoming film, directed by Amal Neerad. It is for the first time that the actor and director are joining hands for a film and the expectations are sky high.
In fact, the makers of the film also released the first look poster of the film as a birthday special gift to Dulquer Salmaan.
We wish him a very Happy Birthday and hope that more and more accolades would come his way in the coming years.