Salim Kumar

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Salim Kumar
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Salim Kumar
Born (1969-10-10) October 10, 1969 (age 45)
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)
Kerala State Film Award
2010 - 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. He conducts a mimicry troupe named Cochin Stallions which introduced cine-serial actor Ramesh Pisharody and many other talents into the limelight.[4]

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.[5]

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.

Trivial[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
Filmfare Awards South
South Indian International Movie Awards

Imagineindia International Film Festival (2012)


Other Awards

Filmography[edit]

  1. Fireman - 2015 Malayalam
  2. Appavin Meesai - 2014 Tamil
  3. Nedunchaalai - 2014 Tamil......Maattu Sekar
  4. KQ - 2013 Malayalam
  5. Unga - 2013 Oriya Film
  6. Nadodimannan - 2013.... Ravi
  7. The Voter - 2013 Malayalam
  8. Kunjananthante Kada (2013)
  9. Maryan (Tamil, 2013) ... Thomayya
  10. Immanuel (2013) ... Suku
  11. Lisammayude Veedu (2013) ... Samuel
  12. Players(2013)
  13. Abhiyum Njanum.....Jose
  14. Maad Dad(2013)
  15. Pig Man(2013)
  16. Annum Innum Ennum(2013)
  17. 101 Weddings (2012) ...Khader
  18. Ayalum Njanum Thammil (2012) ... Thomachan
  19. Mr. Marumakan (2012)
  20. Ezham Suryan (2012)
  21. Vadhyar(2012)
  22. Mazhavillinattom Vare(2012)
  23. Ordinary
  24. Prabhuvinte Makkal(2012)
  25. Boopadathil Illathe Oridam(2012)
  26. Pulivaal Pattanam(2012)
  27. 916(2012)
  28. My Boss(2012)
  29. Theruvu Nakshathragal(2012)..... Usmanikka
  30. Koodaram(2012)
  31. Cobra (2012) ... Gopalan
  32. Masters (2012) ... Monichan
  33. Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar (2012) ... Rafeek
  34. Teja Bhai & Family (2011) ... Divakaran Nair
  35. Janapriyan (2011) ... Kannappan kannapi
  36. Manikiakkallu (2011) ... Kunjiraman 'THAMPURAN'
  37. Christian Brothers (2011) .... Purushothaman
  38. Makeup Man (2011) .... Lawrence
  39. Arjunan Saakshi (2011)
  40. Mohabath(2011)
  41. Nadakame Ulakam(2011)
  42. Doubles (2011) .... Mayyazhi
  43. Maharaja Talkies(2011)
  44. Maanikyakallu(2011)
  45. Doctor Love(2011)
  46. Orma Mathrem(2011)
  47. Adaminte Makan Abu(2011)
  48. Female Unnikrishnan(2011)
  49. Film Star(2011)
  50. Ulakam Chuttum Valiban(2011)
  51. Shivapuram(2011)
  52. Venicile Vyapari(2011)
  53. Swapna Sanchari(2011)
  54. Marykkundoru Kunjaadu (2010) .... Lonappan
  55. Best Actor (2010)...Vadival Pranchi
  56. Kaaryasthan (2010) .... Kalidas
  57. Oridathoru Postman (2010)
  58. Nizhal(2010)
  59. Pramani(2010)
  60. 3 Char Sau Bees(2010)
  61. MAlarvadi Arts Club(2010)
  62. Aakashayathra(2010)
  63. Thaskara Lahala(2010)
  64. Four Friends(2010)
  65. Swantham Bharya Zindabad(2010).... T K Vipin kumar
  66. Puthumukhagal(2010)
  67. Fiddle(2010)
  68. Canvas(2010)
  69. Sarkar Colony(2010)
  70. Tournament(2010)
  71. Anwar (2010)
  72. Adaminte Makan Abu (2010) .... Abookka
  73. Pokkiri Raja (2010) .... Writer Manoharan
  74. Cheriya Kallanum Valiya Policum (2010).... Gopalan
  75. Chattambinadu (2009) .... Gopalan
  76. Gulumal-The Escape (2009)
  77. Ayirathil Oruvan(2009)
  78. Samastha Keralam P O (2009)
  79. Loud Speaker(2009)
  80. Pobinhood(2009)
  81. Angel John(2009)... Rajan
  82. Keralolsavam(2009)
  83. Swantham Lekhakan(2009)
  84. Kerala Cafe(2009)
  85. My Big Father (2009)
  86. Kappal Muthalaali(2009).... Omanakuttan
  87. Decent Parties(2009)
  88. Ajantha(2009)
  89. Duplicate(2009).... P K R
  90. Sanmanasullavan Appukuttan(2009).... Gopalan
  91. Makante Achan (2009) .... Krishnan Kutty
  92. Ee Pattanathil Bhootham(2009) .... Sub Inspector
  93. 2 Harihar Nagar (2009) .... Ayyappan
  94. Love In Singapore (2009).... Shukkur khan
  95. Lollypop (2008) .... Priest / Advocate Kuriakose
  96. Crazy Gopalan (2008) .... Lakshmanan
  97. Sultan (2008) ..... Sundaran
  98. Dhe Ingottu Nokkiye(2008)
  99. Mulla(2008).... Thiit Sasi
  100. Jubilee(2008).... Anandakuttan
  101. SMS (2008)
  102. Gopalapuranam(2008)
  103. Parthan Kanda Paralokam(2008)
  104. One Way Ticket (2008)
  105. Thaavalam(2008)
  106. Mayabazar(2008)....Govindan Ashari
  107. Chitra Shalabagalude Veedu(2008)
  108. Annan Thambi (2008) Inspector Shyamalan
  109. Twenty:20 (2008) .... Induchoodan IPS
  110. Flash (2007)
  111. Kadha Parayumbol (2007) ....Poet Das Vadakkemuri
  112. Chocolate (2007) .... Pappan
  113. Arabikatha (2007) .... Kareem
  114. Hallo (2007) .... Chidambaram
  115. July 4 .... Sakthivel
  116. Goal (2007 Malayalam film)
  117. Abraham and Lincoln (2007).... Markose
  118. Ekantham (2007)
  119. Chotta Mumbai(2007)
  120. Anamika (2007)
  121. Nagaram (2007) .... Nanappan
  122. Ayurrekha(2007).... Ismail
  123. Kangaroo(2007)
  124. The Speed Track (2007) .... Lali
  125. Mayavi (2007) .... Kannan Srank
  126. Inspector Garud (2007) .... Chakkachamparambil Lonappan
  127. Changathipoocha (2007) .... Rajappan
  128. Oruvan (2006).... Balan
  129. Karutha Pakshikal (2006)
  130. Vaasthavam (2006) ... Thrippan Namboothiri
  131. Bhargavacharitham Moonnam Khandam (2006) .... Ali
  132. Aanachandam (2006) ... Pappan
  133. Chess (2006) .... Unnikkannan
  134. Prajapathi (2006) .... Film Star Abhilash
  135. Pulijanmam (2006)
  136. Parayam(2006)
  137. Eakantham(2006)...Velayudhan
  138. Chiratta Kalippattagal(2006)
  139. Vrindavanam(2006)
  140. Speed(2006)
  141. Narakasuran(2006)
  142. Pacha Kuthira(2006)
  143. Thuruppu Gulan (2006).... Khader
  144. Kilukkam Kilukilukkam (2006) .... Appachan
  145. Achanurangatha Veedu (2006).... Samuel
  146. Sarkar Dada (2005)
  147. Rajamanikyam (2005) .... Dasappan
  148. Lokanathan I.A.S (2005) .... Rajappan
  149. Naran (2005).... Idimutti Rajan
  150. Chanthupottu (2005) .... 'Paradooshanam' Vareethu
  151. Pandippada (2005) .... Umakanthan
  152. Rappakal (2005) .... Govindan
  153. Krithyam (2005) .... Badsha
  154. Thaskara Veeran (2005) .... Suguthan
  155. Thommanum Makkalum (2005) .... Rajakannu
  156. Immini Nalloraal (2005) .... Kittunni
  157. Iruvattam Manavatti (2005) .... Ochira Velu
  158. Udayananu Tharam (2005) .... Rafeeq
  159. Deepangal Sakshi (2005) .... Advocate
  160. Junior Senior (2005) .... Sathyan
  161. Ottananayam(2005)
  162. Naran(2005)
  163. Kalyana Kurimanam(2005).... Ram Kumar
  164. Maanikyan(2005) .... Kumaran
  165. Bus Conductor(2005)
  166. Aandavan(2005)
  167. Isra (2005)...Prof Solanki/Sulaiman
  168. Perumazhakkalam (2004) .... Aamu Elappa
  169. Kadhavaseshan (2004)
  170. Ennittum(2004).... Perera
  171. Thudakkam (2004) .... Maakkan
  172. Greetings (2004) .... Vaidyanathan
  173. Youth Festival (2004)
  174. Aparichithan (2004) .... Tribal Helper
  175. Chathikkatha Chanthu (2004) .... Dance master Wikram a.k.a. Vikram Jackson
  176. Vismayathumbathu (2004) .... Guhan
  177. Vellinakshatram (2004)Dr.Sundareshan
  178. Rasikan(2004)...Paramu
  179. Kerala House Udan Vilpanakku (2004) .... Tester Kannappan
  180. Kusruthi (2004) .... Inspector Chandy
  181. Thalamelam (2004) .... Sattappan
  182. Pattanathil Sundaran (2003) .... Bhuvanachandran
  183. Pulival Kalyanam (2003) .... Manavalan
  184. Valathottu Thirinjal Nalamathe Veedu (2003) .... Suryaprakashan
  185. Hariharan Pillai Happy Aanu (2003) .... Sundaran
  186. Pattalam (2003) .... Inspector Gabbar Kesavan
  187. C.I.D. Moosa (2003) .... The Insane Man
  188. Vellithira (2003) .... Surendran
  189. The Fire (2003)
  190. Malsaram(2003).... Vaira Muthu
  191. Valathottu Thirinjal Naalamathe Veedu (2003)
  192. Swantham Maalavika(2003).... M K Dhavan
  193. Gramophone (2003) .... 'Tabla' Bhaskaran
  194. Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum (2003) .... Moonga Varkey
  195. Kilichundan Mampazham (2003) .... Usman
  196. Thilakkam (2003) .... Omanakuttan
  197. Vasanthamallika (2003) .... Komalan
  198. Kalyanaraman (2002) .... Pyari
  199. Bamboo Boys (2002)
  200. Kasillatheyum Jeevikkam (2002)
  201. Kunjikoonan (2002) .... Chandran
  202. Meesa Madhavan (2002) .... Advocate Mukundanunny
  203. Mazhathullikkilukkam (2002) .... Mayandi
  204. Soothradharan (2002)Leela krishnan
  205. Pakalpooram (2002) .... Manickan
  206. Pranyamanithooval (2002) .... Sundaran
  207. Savithriyute Aranjanam (2002) .... Olympion Bhootham Appachan
  208. Thandavam (2002) .... Basheer
  209. Punyam (2002)
  210. Valkannadi (2002) .... Vikraman
  211. One Man Show (2001) .... Bhaskaran
  212. Nariman (2001)Kochu Narayanan's Assistant
  213. Bharthavudyogam (2001) .... Pushpan
  214. Sundrapurushan (2001) .... Balan
  215. Ee Parakkum Thalika (2001) .... Koshy
  216. Pranaya Manthram (2001)
  217. Bhadra(2001)
  218. Kakki Nakshathram (2001) ... Usman
  219. Naraanathu Thampuran (2001)
  220. Ee Nadu Innalevare (2001)
  221. Soothradharan (2001) .... Leela Krishnan
  222. Thenkasipattanam (2000)
  223. Nadan Pennum Nattu Pramaniyum(2000)
  224. Mera Naam Joker(2000) .... Anil
  225. Unnimaya (2000)
  226. Vinayapoorvam Vidhyadharan(2000)
  227. MeleVaryathe Malakakuttikal (2000)
  228. Satyameva Jayate (2000)The Thief
  229. Udayapuram Sulthan (1999) .... Salim
  230. My Dear Karadi (1999)
  231. Kinnarathumbikal (1998)
  232. Grama Panchayath (1998) .... Bhaskaran
  233. Mangalya Pallakku (1998) .... Phalgunan
  234. Mayajalam (1998) .... Ezhupunna Mathai
  235. Mattupetti Machaan (1998) .... Broker
  236. Sooryavanam(1998)
  237. Chenaprambile Aankaryam(1998)
  238. Meenakshi Kalyanam (1998) .... Adv. Sivan Mullassery
  239. Newspaper Boy (1997) .... Venkiti
  240. Mannadiar Penninu Chenkotta Checkan (1997) .... Marmani Vaidyan
  241. Suvarna Simhaasanam (1997) .... Gopalan
  242. Anjarakkalyanam (1997)
  243. Swantham Makalkku Snehapoorvam (1997)
  244. Ishtamaanu Nooruvattam (1996)
  245. Swantham Ennu Karuthi (1989)

References[edit]

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

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