Salim Kumar

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Salim Kumar
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Salim Kumar
Born (1969-10-10) 10 October 1969 (age 46)
Chittatukara, Kerala, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997 - present
Spouse(s) Sunitha
Children Chandu, Aromal
Awards National Film Award - India
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 a National Award winning Indian film actor and mimic predominantly acting in Malayalam cinema. He 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]

Salim Kumar's 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]

Salim Kumar was born on 10 October 1969 in North Paravur, as the youngest son of Gangadharan and Kausalya (Both deceased). He once told in an interview that his father was an atheist and a follower of the veteran social reformer Sahodaran Ayyappan, and so that he named him Salim Kumar not to know his religion. 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. Pathemari - 2015
  2. Birds With Large Wings - 2015 Malayalam
  3. Fireman - 2015 Malayalam
  4. Appavin Meesai - 2014 Tamil
  5. Nedunchaalai - 2014 Tamil......Maattu Sekar
  6. KQ - 2013 Malayalam
  7. Unga - 2013 Oriya Film
  8. Nadodimannan - 2013.... Ravi
  9. The Voter - 2013 Malayalam
  10. Kunjananthante Kada (2013)
  11. Maryan (Tamil, 2013) ... Thomayya
  12. Immanuel (2013) ... Suku
  13. Lisammayude Veedu (2013) ... Samuel
  14. Players(2013)
  15. Abhiyum Njanum.....Jose
  16. Maad Dad(2013)
  17. Pig Man(2013)
  18. Annum Innum Ennum(2013)
  19. 101 Weddings (2012) ...Khader
  20. Ayalum Njanum Thammil (2012) ... Thomachan
  21. Mr. Marumakan (2012)
  22. Ezham Suryan (2012)
  23. Vaadhyar(2012)
  24. Mazhavillinattom Vare(2012)
  25. Ordinary
  26. Prabhuvinte Makkal(2012)
  27. Boopadathil Illathe Oridam(2012)
  28. Pulivaal Pattanam(2012)
  29. 916(2012)
  30. My Boss(2012)
  31. Theruvu Nakshathragal(2012)..... Usmanikka
  32. Koodaram(2012)
  33. Cobra (2012) ... Gopalan
  34. Masters (2012) ... Monichan
  35. Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar (2012) ... Rafeek
  36. Teja Bhai & Family (2011) ... Divakaran Nair
  37. Janapriyan (2011) ... Kannappan kannapi
  38. Manikiakkallu (2011) ... Kunjiraman 'THAMPURAN'
  39. Christian Brothers (2011) .... Purushothaman
  40. Makeup Man (2011) .... Lawrence
  41. Arjunan Saakshi (2011)
  42. Mohabath(2011)
  43. Nadakame Ulakam(2011)
  44. Doubles (2011) .... Mayyazhi
  45. Maharaja Talkies(2011)
  46. Maanikyakallu(2011)
  47. Doctor Love(2011)
  48. Orma Mathrem(2011)
  49. Adaminte Makan Abu(2011)
  50. Female Unnikrishnan(2011)
  51. Film Star(2011)
  52. Ulakam Chuttum Valiban(2011)
  53. Shivapuram(2011)
  54. Venicile Vyapari(2011)
  55. Swapna Sanchari(2011)
  56. Marykkundoru Kunjaadu (2010) .... Lonappan
  57. Best Actor (2010)...Vadival Pranchi
  58. Kaaryasthan (2010) .... Kalidas
  59. Oridathoru Postman (2010)
  60. Nizhal(2010)
  61. Pramani(2010)
  62. 3 Char Sau Bees(2010)
  63. MAlarvadi Arts Club(2010)
  64. Aakashayathra(2010)
  65. Thaskara Lahala(2010)
  66. Four Friends(2010)
  67. Swantham Bharya Zindabad(2010).... T K Vipin kumar
  68. Puthumukhagal(2010)
  69. Fiddle(2010)
  70. Canvas(2010)
  71. Sarkar Colony(2010)
  72. Tournament(2010)
  73. Anwar (2010)
  74. Adaminte Makan Abu (2010) .... Abookka
  75. Pokkiri Raja (2010) .... Writer Manoharan
  76. Cheriya Kallanum Valiya Policum (2010).... Gopalan
  77. Chattambinadu (2009) .... Gopalan
  78. Gulumal-The Escape (2009)
  79. Ayirathil Oruvan(2009)
  80. Samastha Keralam P O (2009)
  81. Loud Speaker(2009)
  82. Pobinhood(2009)
  83. Angel John(2009)... Rajan
  84. Keralolsavam(2009)
  85. Swantham Lekhakan(2009)
  86. Kerala Cafe(2009)
  87. My Big Father (2009)
  88. Kappal Muthalaali(2009).... Omanakuttan
  89. Decent Parties(2009)
  90. Ajantha(2009)
  91. Duplicate(2009).... P K R
  92. Sanmanasullavan Appukuttan(2009).... Gopalan
  93. Makante Achan (2009) .... Krishnan Kutty
  94. Ee Pattanathil Bhootham(2009) .... Sub Inspector
  95. 2 Harihar Nagar (2009) .... Ayyappan
  96. Love In Singapore (2009).... Shukkur khan
  97. Lollypop (2008) .... Priest / Advocate Kuriakose
  98. Crazy Gopalan (2008) .... Lakshmanan
  99. Sultan (2008) ..... Sundaran
  100. Dhe Ingottu Nokkiye(2008)
  101. Mulla(2008).... Thiit Sasi
  102. Jubilee(2008).... Anandakuttan
  103. SMS (2008)
  104. Gopalapuranam(2008)
  105. Parthan Kanda Paralokam(2008)
  106. One Way Ticket (2008)
  107. Thaavalam(2008)
  108. Mayabazar(2008)....Govindan Ashari
  109. Chitra Shalabagalude Veedu(2008)
  110. Annan Thambi (2008) Inspector Shyamalan
  111. Twenty:20 (2008) .... Induchoodan IPS
  112. Flash (2007)
  113. Kadha Parayumbol (2007) ....Poet Das Vadakkemuri
  114. Chocolate (2007) .... Pappan
  115. Arabikatha (2007) .... Kareem
  116. Hallo (2007) .... Chidambaram
  117. July 4 .... Sakthivel
  118. Goal (2007 Malayalam film)
  119. Abraham and Lincoln (2007).... Markose
  120. Ekantham (2007)
  121. Chotta Mumbai(2007)
  122. Anamika (2007)
  123. Nagaram (2007) .... Nanappan
  124. Ayurrekha(2007).... Ismail
  125. Kangaroo(2007)
  126. The Speed Track (2007) .... Lali
  127. Mayavi (2007) .... Kannan Srank
  128. Inspector Garud (2007) .... Chakkachamparambil Lonappan
  129. Changathipoocha (2007) .... Rajappan
  130. Oruvan (2006).... Balan
  131. Karutha Pakshikal (2006)
  132. Vaasthavam (2006) ... Thrippan Namboothiri
  133. Bhargavacharitham Moonnam Khandam (2006) .... Ali
  134. Aanachandam (2006) ... Pappan
  135. Chess (2006) .... Unnikkannan
  136. Prajapathi (2006) .... Film Star Abhilash
  137. Pulijanmam (2006)
  138. Parayam(2006)
  139. Eakantham(2006)...Velayudhan
  140. Chiratta Kalippattagal(2006)
  141. Vrindavanam(2006)
  142. Speed(2006)
  143. Narakasuran(2006)
  144. Pacha Kuthira(2006)
  145. Thuruppu Gulan (2006).... Khader
  146. Kilukkam Kilukilukkam (2006) .... Appachan
  147. Achanurangatha Veedu (2006).... Samuel
  148. Sarkar Dada (2005)
  149. Rajamanikyam (2005) .... Dasappan
  150. Lokanathan I.A.S (2005) .... Rajappan
  151. Naran (2005).... Idimutti Rajan
  152. Chanthupottu (2005) .... 'Paradooshanam' Vareethu
  153. Pandippada (2005) .... Umakanthan
  154. Rappakal (2005) .... Govindan
  155. Krithyam (2005) .... Badsha
  156. Thaskara Veeran (2005) .... Suguthan
  157. Thommanum Makkalum (2005) .... Rajakannu
  158. Immini Nalloraal (2005) .... Kittunni
  159. Iruvattam Manavatti (2005) .... Ochira Velu
  160. Udayananu Tharam (2005) .... Rafeeq
  161. Deepangal Sakshi (2005) .... Advocate
  162. Junior Senior (2005) .... Sathyan
  163. Ottananayam(2005)
  164. Naran(2005)
  165. Kalyana Kurimanam(2005).... Ram Kumar
  166. Maanikyan(2005) .... Kumaran
  167. Bus Conductor(2005)
  168. Aandavan(2005)
  169. Isra (2005)...Prof Solanki/Sulaiman
  170. Perumazhakkalam (2004) .... Aamu Elappa
  171. Kadhavaseshan (2004)
  172. Ennittum(2004).... Perera
  173. Thudakkam (2004) .... Maakkan
  174. Greetings (2004) .... Vaidyanathan
  175. Youth Festival (2004)
  176. Aparichithan (2004) .... Tribal Helper
  177. Chathikkatha Chanthu (2004) .... Dance master Wikram a.k.a. Vikram Jackson
  178. Vismayathumbathu (2004) .... Guhan
  179. Vellinakshatram (2004)Dr.Sundareshan
  180. Rasikan(2004)...Paramu
  181. Kerala House Udan Vilpanakku (2004) .... Tester Kannappan
  182. Kusruthi (2004) .... Inspector Chandy
  183. Thalamelam (2004) .... Sattappan
  184. Pattanathil Sundaran (2003) .... Bhuvanachandran
  185. Pulival Kalyanam (2003) .... Manavalan
  186. Valathottu Thirinjal Nalamathe Veedu (2003) .... Suryaprakashan
  187. Hariharan Pillai Happy Aanu (2003) .... Sundaran
  188. Pattalam (2003) .... Inspector Gabbar Kesavan
  189. C.I.D. Moosa (2003) .... The Insane Man
  190. Vellithira (2003) .... Surendran
  191. The Fire (2003)
  192. Malsaram(2003).... Vaira Muthu
  193. Valathottu Thirinjal Naalamathe Veedu (2003)
  194. Swantham Maalavika(2003).... M K Dhavan
  195. Gramophone (2003) .... 'Tabla' Bhaskaran
  196. Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum (2003) .... Moonga Varkey
  197. Kilichundan Mampazham (2003) .... Usman
  198. Thilakkam (2003) .... Omanakuttan
  199. Vasanthamallika (2003) .... Komalan
  200. Kalyanaraman (2002) .... Pyari
  201. Bamboo Boys (2002)
  202. Kasillatheyum Jeevikkam (2002)
  203. Kunjikoonan (2002) .... Chandran
  204. Meesa Madhavan (2002) .... Advocate Mukundanunny
  205. Mazhathullikkilukkam (2002) .... Mayandi
  206. Soothradharan (2002)Leela krishnan
  207. Pakalpooram (2002) .... Manickan
  208. Pranyamanithooval (2002) .... Sundaran
  209. Savithriyute Aranjanam (2002) .... Olympion Bhootham Appachan
  210. Thandavam (2002) .... Basheer
  211. Punyam (2002)
  212. Valkannadi (2002) .... Vikraman
  213. One Man Show (2001) .... Bhaskaran
  214. Nariman (2001)Kochu Narayanan's Assistant
  215. Bharthavudyogam (2001) .... Pushpan
  216. Sundrapurushan (2001) .... Balan
  217. Ee Parakkum Thalika (2001) .... Koshy
  218. Pranaya Manthram (2001)
  219. Bhadra(2001)
  220. Kakki Nakshathram (2001) ... Usman
  221. Naraanathu Thampuran (2001)
  222. Ee Nadu Innalevare (2001)
  223. Soothradharan (2001) .... Leela Krishnan
  224. Thenkasipattanam (2000)
  225. Nadan Pennum Nattu Pramaniyum(2000)
  226. Mera Naam Joker(2000) .... Anil
  227. Unnimaya (2000)
  228. Vinayapoorvam Vidhyadharan(2000)
  229. MeleVaryathe Malakakuttikal (2000)
  230. Satyameva Jayate (2000)The Thief
  231. Udayapuram Sulthan (1999) .... Salim
  232. My Dear Karadi (1999)
  233. Kinnarathumbikal (1998)
  234. Grama Panchayath (1998) .... Bhaskaran
  235. Mangalya Pallakku (1998) .... Phalgunan
  236. Mayajalam (1998) .... Ezhupunna Mathai
  237. Mattupetti Machaan (1998) .... Broker
  238. Sooryavanam(1998)
  239. Chenaprambile Aankaryam(1998)
  240. Meenakshi Kalyanam (1998) .... Adv. Sivan Mullassery
  241. Newspaper Boy (1997) .... Venkiti
  242. Mannadiar Penninu Chenkotta Checkan (1997) .... Marmani Vaidyan
  243. Suvarna Simhaasanam (1997) .... Gopalan
  244. Anjarakkalyanam (1997)
  245. Swantham Makalkku Snehapoorvam (1997)
  246. Ishtamaanu Nooruvattam (1996)
  247. Swantham Ennu Karuthi (1989)

References[edit]

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

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