Salim Kumar

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Salim Kumar
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Salim Kumar
Born (1969-10-10) 10 October 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.[citation needed]

Trivia[edit]

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.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
Kerala State TV Award
  • 2013 : Best Actor - Parethante Paribhavangal
Filmfare Awards South
South Indian International Movie Awards

Imagineindia International Film Festival (2012)

Asianet Film Awards

Other Awards

Filmography[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

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