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Dulquer Salman Movies that have Zero Haters!

Though he was introduced to us as the son of the celebrated Indian actor Mammootty, Dulquer Salman did not have to depend on the success of his father to create an identity for himself in the movie industry. Starting with some memorable Malayalam movies, Dulquer fetched fame all across the country with some good Bollywood, Tamil, and Telugu movies as well. After establishing himself as a desirable actor, he is now trying on the producer’s hat with his latest production agency Wayfarer Films. Here’s a list of Dulquer Salman movies that have zero haters. Also, happy birthday Dulquer Salman!

1.Charlie (2015)


Dulquer’s portrayal of this carefree angel is so beautiful that it is impossible to hate him even for a second. The film was very different from the ones Dulquer had been doing before Charlie. And the perfection and charm he adds to his character are so top-notch that we could not help falling in love with him. Dulquer even went on to win the Kerala State Award for Best Actor in the year 2016. Charlie will always remain one of the best movies done by Dulquer Salman.

2.Kammattipaadam (2016)


Shedding off the rich boy image that he usually carried, Dulquer plays a simpleton boy from Kammattipaadam, a place in Ernakulam, Kerala.  He convincingly transitions between the age of 20s and 40s of his character Krishnan. The film is of high political and social significance. It tells the story of Dalit oppression during the 90s when the land mafia sky-rocketed in Ernakulam. It tells the tale that no one yet dared to say.

Read more here: The ruthlessly buried history of the Dalit Community beneath Ernakulam City

3.Ustaad Hotel (2012)

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Ustaad Hotel was Dulquer’s second film. Until his first movie, he was not Dulquer Salman, the actor, but Mammooty’s son for most of us. But since the release of his second film Ustaad Hotel, Dulquer created his own identity and credibility as an actor and won a special place in all our hearts. Dulquer plays Faizi, the only male child to Razak, a rich businessman. Much to his father’s disappointment, Faizy shows interest in cooking and wants to become a notable chef in Paris. But destiny had other plans for him and he ends up with his estranged grandpa Kareemkka, who runs a famous yet small hotel in Kozhikode. Faizy learns some life lessons during his stay with his grandfather. Ustaad Hotel gets my taste buds running every single time. The film was directed by Anwar Rasheed.

4.Bangalore Days (2014)


Bangalore Days is a classic. The film brought together the most loved youth icons under one roof. Nazriya Nazim and Nivin Pauly also accompanied Dulquer Salman in this Anjali Menon directorial. The film had turned out to be a huge commercial success and garnered superlatives from the critics as well. Bangalore Days is the story of three cousins who always had a dream of traveling to Bangalore. The film gives us a slice of life experience that we will never forget.

5.Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi (2013)


Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi is one of the best road movies ever made in Malayalam cinema. Dulquer plays Kasi, a young engineer who sets on a journey to the North-Eastern part of the country in search of his estranged girlfriend. The journey is what makes up the entire film and it is beautiful. We are tempted to be a part of Kasi’s journey. Kasi is accompanied by Suni, his friend from college, on this road trip. Neelakasham Pachakdal Chuvanna Bhoomi has some beautiful music that resonates with the road trip of Kasi and Suni. The film is directed by Sameer Thahir.

6.Varane Avashyamund (2020)

Dulquer adorned the producer’s cap with Varane Avashyamund. The movie is special for so many reasons. The film brings together Shobhana and Suresh Gopi, an iconic duo of Malayalam cinema. The movie also marked the Malayalam debut of Kalyani Priyadarshan, the daughter of renowned director Priyadarshan. Varane Avashyamund is a simple, sweet, and funny movie that leaves us satisfied. Dulquer is simply charming in the film. The movie is directed by Anoop Sathyan, son of celebrated directed Sathyan Anthikad.

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