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Salim Kumar is a Actor and Playback Singer Indian born on 10 october 1969 at Chittatukara (Inde)

Salim Kumar

Salim Kumar
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Nationality Inde
Birth 10 october 1969 (50 years) at Chittatukara (Inde)
Awards National Film Awards, Kerala State Film Award, National Film Award for Best Actor

Salim Kumar (born on 10 October 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.

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.


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. 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.

Usually with

Harisree Ashok
Harisree Ashok
(58 films)
Cochin Haneefa
Cochin Haneefa
(54 films)
(46 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Salim Kumar (247 films)

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Utopiayile Rajavu
Directed by Kamal
Genres Comedy
Actors Mammootty, Jewel Mary, Sunil Sukhada, Joy Mathew, Tini Tom, Sasi Kalinga
Roles Crow (Voice)
Rating37% 1.859781.859781.859781.859781.85978
Pathemari (2015)
, 1h49
Directed by Salim Ahamed
Genres Drama
Actors Mammootty, Jewel Mary, Sreenivasan, Siddique, Salim Kumar, Joy Mathew
Roles Narayanan's father
Rating83% 4.1942654.1942654.1942654.1942654.194265
Fireman (2015)
, 1h58
Genres Thriller
Actors Mammootty, Nyla Usha, Unni Mukundan, Siddique, Andrea Jeremiah, Padmaraj Ratheesh
Roles Narendan Achari
Rating59% 2.9533552.9533552.9533552.9533552.953355
The movie starts off with Narendan Achari(Salim Kumar) at a shop with his daughter who has been treated with brain tumour. He is distracted for some time during which his daughter goes missing. In a frenzy he rushes to the nearest police station but is frustrated at their lack of efforts at finding her. Later he is seen driving away in his car and causing an accident involving a petroleum tanker. There are casualties and the police and the fire force arrive and try to contain the situation. However, the tanker springs a leak and a police officer inadvertly causes an explosion despite Asams' best efforts to thwart this. Asams is wounded in the ensuing explosion destroying his lower body. Fire man Vijay(Mammooty) appears heroically to the scene and takes over the reins of the disaster avertment plans that Colin Francis had been heading previously. Vijay and the police force clashes as to what action plan to take. In the ensuing fight Vijay is given full reins of the project and a humiliated Colin chooses to depart from the scene with his long time girlfriend Jyo. As the film progresses it is found that this had all been the master project of a man identified only as Kanjan to break someone out of the central jail. However the force is left with no option but to vacate the jail which is when Kanjan has decided to break the prisoner. Vijay locks himself in the jail in order to find out who the wannabe free prisoner is and finds the culprit successfully thwarting a major disaster.
Annum Innum Ennum
Actors Nishan, Jishnu, Siddique, Fareisa Joemmanbaks, Tashu Kaushik, Radhika
Roles Lopez Chencherry
Rating63% 3.177123.177123.177123.177123.17712
The film revolves around a young married couple and their relationship in various levels. It illustrates the dry humour on how pretentious human relations can be and how there is a quid pro quo in all relations no matter how genuine they may seem. It deals with the irony of life.
Immanuel (2013)

Directed by Lal Jose
Genres Drama
Actors Mammootty, Salim Kumar, Fahadh shanu, Sukumari, Aparna Nair, Reenu Mathews
Roles Suku
Rating66% 3.3447853.3447853.3447853.3447853.344785
The film follows the character of Immanuel who works in a book publishing firm. When the company is closed down due to unexpected reasons, Immanuel and his family find it difficult to make both ends meet. He then gets a job in a private insurance company, where he finds it very hard to meet targets set by his manager. The movie gives an unvarnished portrayal of the ruthless ways in which private insurance companies work, with scant regard for humanity. Clients are repeatedly denied their claims on flimsy grounds while the company makes profit. The hardships and harsh realities he faces forces him to see himself and his life in a new perspective that is often outside his personal comfort zone
Lisammayude Veedu
Directed by Babu Janardhanan
Actors Meera Jasmine, Rahul Madhav, Salim Kumar, Kalasala Babu, P. V. Jagadish Kumar, Baiju
Roles Samuel
Rating52% 2.6129552.6129552.6129552.6129552.612955
Achanurangaatha Veedu (2006) told the story of a father's suffering as his under-aged daughter Lisamma is kidnapped and is forced into a sex racket. In Lisammayude Veedu, the young girl Lisamma (Meera Jasmine) has grown up and seems to have adjusted to her past. She runs a telephone booth and looks after her two sisters and her father who has lost his mental balance after seeing his daughter suffer.
Kunjananthante Kada
Directed by Salim Ahamed
Genres Drama
Actors Mammootty, Nyla Usha, Salim Kumar, Balachandra Menon, Esther Anil, Siddique
Rating58% 2.911312.911312.911312.911312.91131
The story of Kunjananthante Kada is set in a village around the Mattannur-Iritty area of Kannur, Kerala. Kunjananthan (Mammootty) manages a provision store the village. Resigned to an unhappy marriage, it is this shop that is at the centre of his existence. The owner of the building pleads with him to vacate the shop so he may settle his debts, but Kunjananthan does not relent. Eviction, however, seems unavoidable when the government tries to acquire land for a road development project. Kunjanthan's travails to retain the shop form the second-half of the film.
Maryan (2013)
, 2h33
Directed by Bharat Bala
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists
Actors Dhanush, Parvathy, Salim Kumar, Sivabalan (Appukutty), Uma Riyaz Khan, Kajal Agarwal
Roles Thomayya
Rating72% 3.6422253.6422253.6422253.6422253.642225
Maryan Joseph (played by Dhanush) is a fisherman in a village named Neerody. He has an auspicious bond with sea and proudly claims himself as "Kadal Raasa" (King of Ocean). There is Panimalar (played by Parvathi) who falls in love with Maryan and doesn’t shy away in confessing it to him. Maryan is loved and longed by Panimalar but sadly her feelings are not reciprocated. The more Maryan tries to keep Panimalar away from him, the closer she tries to get. This eventually leads to Maryan falling for Panimalar. Once,
Ayalum Njanum Thammil
Directed by Lal Jose
Genres Drama
Actors Prithviraj Sukumaran, Pratap K. Pothen, Narain, Samvrutha Sunil, Rima Kallingal, Remya Nambeesan
Roles Thangachan
Rating78% 3.9430453.9430453.9430453.9430453.943045
Dr. Ravi Tharakan (Prithviraj) is a renowned cardiothoracic surgeon working in a private hospital. Ayalum Njanum Thammil begins with a traumatised girl being brought to the hospital. Ravi decides to operate the girl for free, but much against the wish of her father. The girl dies during the surgery. Her father and a few local politicians accuses Dr. Tharakan for the death and protests in the hospital. Ravi is forced to flee through the backdoor, followed by the girl's relatives. He has an accident on the way and goes missing without any traces. The girl's death gains media attention and the police starts a thorough search for Dr. Ravi. The hospital management clears their hand by sacking Dr. Ravi but the chairman's private secretary Diya (Rima Kallingal) expresses dissatisfaction over the hospital's decision and starts a search on her own. She is very much attached to Ravi who had once convinced her the importance of following the ethics in medical profession. She meets Dr. Vivek (Narain) who is a very close friend and a former classmate of Ravi.
Bhoopadathil Illatha Oridam
Genres Drama
Actors Sreenivasan, Nivin Pauly, Innocent, Iniya, Nedumudi Venu, Suraj Venjaramoodu

Madhavankutty (Sreenivasan) is a schoolmaster in a remote village. He is famous among students and his friends but his wife (Rajsri) keeps complaining about not helping her in house. The village is identity-less as the title suggests. So, when a theft happens in a moneylender's shop, everyone around is baffled. It gives sleepless nights to the panchayat president (Nedumudi Venu) and the police officer in charge of the area (Innocent). As they have no inkling about who the culprit may be, they device a plan to catch someone with a previous record. Madhavankutty is the sole eye witness as the shop is visible from the place where he lives. A major part of the story is devoted to showing how Madhavankutty dodges the pressure tactics of the police and counters their arguments. But after this incident, people start moving away from him and the film is about how the incident changes his life.