Salim Kumar

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Salim Kumar
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Salim Kumar
Born (1969-10-10) October 10, 1969 (age 44)
Chittatukara, Kerala, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997 - present
Spouse(s) Sunitha
Children Chandu, Aromal
Awards National Film Awards
2010- Best Actor
(Adaminte Makan Abu) <br2010 />Kerala State Film Award
- Best Actor
(Adaminte Makan Abu)
2005 - Best Second Actor (Achanurangatha Veedu)
Sathyan Award
2005 - (Achanurangatha Veedu)
Bharathan Award
2005 - (Achanurangatha Veedu)

Salim Kumar (born on 10 October[birthday 1] 1969) is an Indian film actor and mimic predominantly acting in Malayalam cinema. Salim Kumar is one of the prominent comedian actors of the current generation in Malayalam cinema, but has shown his versatility in the drama genre of films, such as Achanurangatha Veedu, Gramophone, Perumazhakkalam and Adaminte Makan Abu.[1] His role as Abu in Adaminte Makan Abu won him both the National Award and Kerala State award for Best Actor for the year 2010. Earlier he had won a Kerala State Film Award for the Second Best Actor in 2005 for his role as Samuel in Achanurangatha Veedu.[2]

Early life[edit]

He attended the Govt. Lower Primary School, Chittattukara North Paravur and went to high school at the Govt. Boys High School, North Paravur. He completed his Pre-Degree education from Sree Narayana Mangalam College Malyankara, Moothakunnam. He wanted to become a singer at an young age but later took up mimicry. He graduated with a BA from Maharajas College, Ernakulam where he won the University title for Mimicry thrice. He started his stage career at Cochin Kalabhavan. He was also a performer in Comicola, a comedy program on Asianet. For about four years, he was associated with professional drama in Arathi Theatres, Cochin.

Personal life[edit]

He is settled in North Paravur-Ernakulam District. The name of his house is "Laughing Villa". He is married to Sunitha and the couple have two sons, Chandu and Aromal.[3] He allies with the UDF party in Kerala, especially with the late political leader K. Karunakaran. He has written his memoirs in a book named Ishwara Vazhakkillello.

Career[edit]

He was chosen as host for a comedy programme in a private Malayalam television channel. In 1997, his first breakthrough in cinema came with Ishtamanu Nooruvattam, a family drama directed by Sidhik Shameer.[4]

He played the protagonist in Achanurangatha Veedu, directed by Lal Jose. For his performance in this film, he won the Kerala State Film Award for the second best actor in 2007. He has also handled serious roles in films such as Gramophone and Perumazhakkalam. He also appeared in the movie Kerala Cafe(Segment: The Bridge). Salim featured in a hip-hop number in Album "Coffee @ MG Road"-'Palavattam' in 2008. He won the National Award for Best Actor for his performance in Adaminte Makan Abu in 2010.

Trivia[edit]

Salim Kumar is the first and currently the only actor to win the three Kerala State film awards for : Best Actor, Second Best Actor and Best Comedian.

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
South Indian International Movie Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Other Awards

Filmography[edit]

  1. Appavin Meesai - 2014 Tamil
  2. Nedunchaalai - 2014 Tamil......Maattu Sekar
  3. KQ - 2013 Malayalam
  4. Unga - 2013 Oriya Film
  5. Nadodimannan - 2013.... Ravi
  6. The Voter - 2013 Malayalam
  7. Kunjananthante Kada (2013)
  8. Maryan (Tamil, 2013) ... Thomayya
  9. Immanuel (2013) ... Suku
  10. Lisammayude Veedu (2013) ... Samuel
  11. Players(2013)
  12. Abhiyum Njanum.....Jose
  13. Maad Dad(2013)
  14. Pig Man(2013)
  15. Annum Innum Ennum(2013)
  16. 101 Weddings (2012) ...Khader
  17. Ayalum Njanum Thammil (2012) ... Thomachan
  18. Mr. Marumakan (2012)
  19. Ezham Suryan (2012)
  20. Vadhyar(2012)
  21. Mazhavillinattom Vare(2012)
  22. Ordinary
  23. Prabhuvinte Makkal(2012)
  24. Boopadathil Illathe Oridam(2012)
  25. Pulivaal Pattanam(2012)
  26. 916(2012)
  27. My Boss(2012)
  28. Theruvu Nakshathragal(2012)..... Usmanikka
  29. Koodaram(2012)
  30. Cobra (2012) ... Gopalan
  31. Masters (2012) ... Monichan
  32. Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar (2012) ... Rafeek
  33. Teja Bhai & Family (2011) ... Divakaran Nair
  34. Janapriyan (2011) ... Kannappan kannapi
  35. Manikiakkallu (2011) ... Kunjiraman 'THAMPURAN'
  36. Christian Brothers (2011) .... Purushothaman
  37. Makeup Man (2011) .... Lawrence
  38. Arjunan Saakshi (2011)
  39. Mohabath(2011)
  40. Nadakame Ulakam(2011)
  41. Doubles (2011) .... Mayyazhi
  42. Maharaja Talkies(2011)
  43. Maanikyakallu(2011)
  44. Doctor Love(2011)
  45. Orma Mathrem(2011)
  46. Adaminte Makan Abu(2011)
  47. Female Unnikrishnan(2011)
  48. Film Star(2011)
  49. Ulakam Chuttum Valiban(2011)
  50. Shivapuram(2011)
  51. Venicile Vyapari(2011)
  52. Swapna Sanchari(2011)
  53. Marykkundoru Kunjaadu (2010) .... Lonappan
  54. Best Actor (2010)...Vadival Pranchi
  55. Kaaryasthan (2010) .... Kalidas
  56. Oridathoru Postman (2010)
  57. Nizhal(2010)
  58. Pramani(2010)
  59. 3 Char Sau Bees(2010)
  60. MAlarvadi Arts Club(2010)
  61. Aakashayathra(2010)
  62. Thaskara Lahala(2010)
  63. Four Friends(2010)
  64. Swantham Bharya Zindabad(2010).... T K Vipin kumar
  65. Puthumukhagal(2010)
  66. Fiddle(2010)
  67. Canvas(2010)
  68. Sarkar Colony(2010)
  69. Tournament(2010)
  70. Anwar (2010)
  71. Adaminte Makan Abu (2010) .... Abookka
  72. Pokkiri Raja (2010) .... Writer Manoharan
  73. Cheriya Kallanum Valiya Policum (2010).... Gopalan
  74. Chattambinadu (2009) .... Gopalan
  75. Gulumal-The Escape (2009)
  76. Ayirathil Oruvan(2009)
  77. Samastha Keralam P O (2009)
  78. Loud Speaker(2009)
  79. Pobinhood(2009)
  80. Angel John(2009)... Rajan
  81. Keralolsavam(2009)
  82. Swantham Lekhakan(2009)
  83. Kerala Cafe(2009)
  84. My Big Father (2009)
  85. Kappal Muthalaali(2009).... Omanakuttan
  86. Decent Parties(2009)
  87. Ajantha(2009)
  88. Duplicate(2009).... P K R
  89. Sanmanasullavan Appukuttan(2009).... Gopalan
  90. Makante Achan (2009) .... Krishnan Kutty
  91. Ee Pattanathil Bhootham(2009) .... Sub Inspector
  92. 2 Harihar Nagar (2009) .... Ayyappan
  93. Love In Singapore (2009).... Shukkur khan
  94. Lollypop (2008) .... Priest / Advocate Kuriakose
  95. Crazy Gopalan (2008) .... Lakshmanan
  96. Sultan (2008) ..... Sundaran
  97. Dhe Ingottu Nokkiye(2008)
  98. Mulla(2008).... Thiit Sasi
  99. Jubilee(2008).... Anandakuttan
  100. SMS (2008)
  101. Gopalapuranam(2008)
  102. Parthan Kanda Paralokam(2008)
  103. One Way Ticket (2008)
  104. Thaavalam(2008)
  105. Mayabazar(2008)....Govindan Ashari
  106. Chitra Shalabagalude Veedu(2008)
  107. Annan Thambi (2008) Inspector Shyamalan
  108. Twenty:20 (2008) .... Induchoodan IPS
  109. Flash (2007)
  110. Kadha Parayumbol (2007) ....Poet Das Vadakkemuri
  111. Chocolate (2007) .... Pappan
  112. Arabikatha (2007) .... Kareem
  113. Hallo (2007) .... Chidambaram
  114. July 4 .... Sakthivel
  115. Goal (2007 Malayalam film)
  116. Abraham and Lincoln (2007).... Markose
  117. Ekantham (2007)
  118. Chotta Mumbai(2007)
  119. Anamika (2007)
  120. Nagaram (2007) .... Nanappan
  121. Ayurrekha(2007).... Ismail
  122. Kangaroo(2007)
  123. The Speed Track (2007) .... Lali
  124. Mayavi (2007) .... Kannan Srank
  125. Inspector Garud (2007) .... Chakkachamparambil Lonappan
  126. Changathipoocha (2007) .... Rajappan
  127. Oruvan (2006).... Balan
  128. Karutha Pakshikal (2006)
  129. Vaasthavam (2006) ... Thrippan Namboothiri
  130. Bhargavacharitham Moonnam Khandam (2006) .... Ali
  131. Aanachandam (2006) ... Pappan
  132. Chess (2006) .... Unnikkannan
  133. Prajapathi (2006) .... Film Star Abhilash
  134. Pulijanmam (2006)
  135. Parayam(2006)
  136. Eakantham(2006)...Velayudhan
  137. Chiratta Kalippattagal(2006)
  138. Vrindavanam(2006)
  139. Speed(2006)
  140. Narakasuran(2006)
  141. Pacha Kuthira(2006)
  142. Thuruppu Gulan (2006).... Khader
  143. Kilukkam Kilukilukkam (2006) .... Appachan
  144. Achanurangatha Veedu (2006).... Samuel
  145. Sarkar Dada (2005)
  146. Rajamanikyam (2005) .... Dasappan
  147. Lokanathan I.A.S (2005) .... Rajappan
  148. Naran (2005).... Idimutti Rajan
  149. Chanthupottu (2005) .... 'Paradooshanam' Vareethu
  150. Pandippada (2005) .... Umakanthan
  151. Rappakal (2005) .... Govindan
  152. Krithyam (2005) .... Badsha
  153. Thaskara Veeran (2005) .... Suguthan
  154. Thommanum Makkalum (2005) .... Rajakannu
  155. Immini Nalloraal (2005) .... Kittunni
  156. Iruvattam Manavatti (2005) .... Ochira Velu
  157. Udayananu Tharam (2005) .... Rafeeq
  158. Deepangal Sakshi (2005) .... Advocate
  159. Junior Senior (2005) .... Sathyan
  160. Ottananayam(2005)
  161. Naran(2005)
  162. Kalyana Kurimanam(2005).... Ram Kumar
  163. Maanikyan(2005) .... Kumaran
  164. Bus Conductor(2005)
  165. Aandavan(2005)
  166. Isra (2005)...Prof Solanki/Sulaiman
  167. Perumazhakkalam (2004) .... Aamu Elappa
  168. Kadhavaseshan (2004)
  169. Ennittum(2004).... Perera
  170. Thudakka(2004)
  171. Greetings (2004) .... Vaidyanathan
  172. Youth Festival (2004)
  173. Aparichithan (2004) .... Tribal Helper
  174. Chathikkatha Chanthu (2004) .... Dance master Wikram a.k.a. Vikram Jackson
  175. Vismayathumbathu (2004) .... Guhan
  176. Vellinakshatram (2004)Dr.Sundareshan
  177. Rasikan(2004)...Paramu
  178. Kerala House Udan Vilpanakku (2004) .... Tester Kannappan
  179. Kusruthi (2004) .... Inspector Chandy
  180. Thalamelam (2004) .... Sattappan
  181. Pattanathil Sundaran (2003) .... Bhuvanachandran
  182. Pulival Kalyanam (2003) .... Manavalan
  183. Valathottu Thirinjal Nalamathe Veedu (2003) .... Suryaprakashan
  184. Hariharan Pillai Happy Aanu (2003) .... Sundaran
  185. Pattalam (2003) .... Inspector Gabbar Kesavan
  186. C.I.D. Moosa (2003) .... The Insane Man
  187. Vellithira (2003) .... Surendran
  188. The Fire (2003)
  189. Malsaram(2003).... Vaira Muthu
  190. Valathottu Thirinjal Naalamathe Veedu (2003)
  191. Swantham Maalavika(2003).... M K Dhavan
  192. Gramophone (2003) .... 'Tabla' Bhaskaran
  193. Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum (2003) .... Moonga Varkey
  194. Kilichundan Mampazham (2003) .... Usman
  195. Thilakkam (2003) .... Omanakuttan
  196. Vasanthamallika (2003) .... Komalan
  197. Kalyanaraman (2002) .... Pyari
  198. Bamboo Boys (2002)
  199. Kasillatheyum Jeevikkam (2002)
  200. Kunjikoonan (2002) .... Chandran
  201. Meesa Madhavan (2002) .... Advocate Mukundanunny
  202. Mazhathullikkilukkam (2002) .... Mayandi
  203. Soothradharan (2002)Leela krishnan
  204. Pakalpooram (2002) .... Manickan
  205. Pranyamanithooval (2002) .... Sundaran
  206. Savithriyute Aranjanam (2002) .... Olympion Bhootham Appachan
  207. Thandavam (2002) .... Basheer
  208. Punyam (2002)
  209. Valkannadi (2002) .... Vikraman
  210. One Man Show (2001) .... Bhaskaran
  211. Nariman (2001)Kochu Narayanan's Assistant
  212. Bharthavudyogam (2001) .... Pushpan
  213. Sundrapurushan (2001) .... Balan
  214. Ee Parakkum Thalika (2001) .... Koshy
  215. Pranaya Manthram (2001)
  216. Bhadra(2001)
  217. Kakki Nakshathram (2001)
  218. Naraanathu Thampuran (2001)
  219. Ee Nadu Innalevare (2001)
  220. Soothradharan (2001) .... Leela Krishnan
  221. Thenkasipattanam (2000)
  222. Nadan Pennum Nattu Pramaniyum(2000)
  223. Mera Naam Joker(2000)
  224. Unnimaya (2000)
  225. Vinayapoorvam Vidhyadharan(2000)
  226. MeleVaryathe Malakakuttikal (2000)
  227. Satyameva Jayate (2000)The Thief
  228. Udayapuram Sulthan (1999) .... Salim
  229. My Dear Karadi (1999)
  230. Kinnarathumbikal (1998)
  231. Grama Panchayath (1998) .... Bhaskaran
  232. Mangalya Pallakku (1998) .... Phalgunan
  233. Mayajalam (1998) .... Ezhupunna Mathai
  234. Mattupetti Machaan (1998) .... Broker
  235. Sooryavanam(1998)
  236. Chenaprambile Aankaryam(1998)
  237. Meenakshi Kalyanam (1998) .... Adv. Sivan Mullassery
  238. Newspaper Boy (1997) .... Venkiti
  239. Mannadiar Penninu Chenkotta Checkan (1997) .... Marmani Vaidyan
  240. Suvarna Simhaasanam (1997) .... Gopalan
  241. Anjarakkalyanam (1997)
  242. Swantham Makalkku Snehapoorvam (1997)
  243. Ishtamaanu Nooruvattam (1996)
  244. Swantham Ennu Karuthi (1989)

References[edit]

  1. ^ kumar, salim. "birthday". oneindia. Retrieved 9 October 2012. 

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