Actor Dulquer Salmaan is currently in the limelight for some obvious reasons. The popular actor of the south is spreading his wings in Bollywood as he is all set to make Hindi film debut with Irrfan Khan starrer Karwaan. Not only this, he has also signed Zoya Factor in which he will be seen sharing the screen space with actress Sonam Kapoor. The handsome hunk has turned a year older today and this is the perfect time to have a look at his spectacular filmy career. Also Read - Wajid Khan Funeral: Music Composer Laid to Rest Next to Irrfan Khan's Grave at Versova Cemetery

Son of Malayalam superstar Mammootty, Salmaan was born with a silver spoon. Before pursuing a career in acting, Dulquer worked as a business manager. He made his acting debut in 2012 with Second Show and it was the magic of his spectacular acting, people started to call him the shadow of his superstar father.  After that he featured in many Malayalam films like Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi, Bangalore Days and maintained a fine balance between commercial and content-driven cinema. Also Read - 'Milenge Baaten Karenge'! Irrfan Khan's Wife Sutapa Sikdar Writes a Heartbreaking Facebook Post a Month After he Passed Away



 In fact, he was honoured with the best actor award at the 46th Kerala State Film Awards for his performance in Charlie. The movie won eight top honours at the event. Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap also praised his film Kammatipaadam calling it the best gangster films ever made in India. Also Read - Irrfan Khan Donated For COVID-19 Patients But Didn't Want Anyone to Know, Late Actor's Friend From Jaipur Reveals All

In 2015, Salmaan’s popularity rose to some other level when his Tamil film OK Kanmani directed by Mani Ratnam hit the screens. He also made his Telugu debut with bi-lingual film Mahanati. He played the role of Gemini Ganesan in the movie based on the life of legendary actor Savitri.



Now, people are eagerly waiting to watch Dulquer spelling magic with Karwaan. The movie is all set to hit the screens on August 3.