Dulquer Salmaan is arguably one of the most popular young stars in the Malayalam film industry today. He enjoys a strong fan following thanks to his good looks, range as a performer, perfect style game and bindass nature. He has won hearts because of his perfect family life and impressive personality. Interestingly, besides being popular in Mollywood, he is well known in the Tamil industry as well. He entered Kollywood in 2014 with ‘Vaayai Moodi Pesavum’ and added a new dimension to his career. It was a romantic-comedy and opened to a decent response from fans and critics alike. In it, DQ was seen alongside Nazriya and impressed fans with his performance.
In 2015, he got his big break in Kollywood when ‘OK Kanmani’ opened to a good response at the box office and received rave reviews along the way. A romantic-drama, it was directed by Mani Ratnam and saw DQ share screen space with Nithya Menen.
Earlier this year, he returned to K-town with the romantic-thriller ‘Solo’ and tried to add another hit to his name. However, the Bejoy Nambiar directorial could not live up to expectations and proved to be a letdown. It also found itself in the news for the wrong reasons when its climax was changed without the director’s consent. Talking about the controversy, a heartbroken DQ had urged fans to give ‘Solo’ a chance and said that he stood by the original version.
“I stand by Bejoy Nambiar. And his version. Always. Cutting, shuffling or whatever by persons unrelated to the making of the film will also aid in killing it,” he had said.
At present, he is shooting for his latest Tamil film ‘Kannum Kannum Kollai Adithaal’. A Desingh Periasamy directorial, it has created some buzz amongst fans and is bound to be an important release for the young star. Now, the film is in the news again and that too for an awesome reason. As it so happens, a still from the shoot location is creating a buzz on the social media for all the right reasons. In it, DQ can be seen with co-star Ritu Varma and the rest of the team. As expected, he looks his usual dashing self and proves that he is style personified. Similarly, Ritu too looks pretty and makes hearts skip a beat. Seeing the two together on the big screen will indeed be a pleasure for fans.
Interestingly, sometime ago, Ritu had praised Dulquer and said that she was happy to be working with a star of his calibre.
“I signed the project recently. Dulquer is a really good performer and I’m excited to be working with him. Although it’s too early to talk about the film or my character, I can say that I’m really looking forward to starting work on this film,” she had told a leading news agency.
Well, we wish both star good luck and hope that ‘Kannum Kannum Kollai Adithaal’ does well at the box office.
On a related note, this is a busy time for Dulquer as well as Ritu. At present, DQ also has ‘Mahanati’ in his kitty. The film is based on the life of yesteryear star Savitri and will see DQ essay a character on the late Gemini Ganesan. Sometime ago, he had said that he will not be mimicking ‘Kadhal Mannan’ in the film.
“I’m not going to look like him. I can’t, honestly, and I don’t want to wear prosthetic. My approach is simple. I would like to be me in the 1950s and play myself if I was a big movie star. I don’t think I should attempt to play Gemini Ganesan, and the director also agreed. You don’t really have any off screen footage of him. You don’t know what kind of person he was off screen,” he had told a website.
As far as Ritu Varma is concerned, she also has the eagerly-awaited ‘Dhruva Natchathirm’ in her kitty. The film is a spy-thriller and has been directed by Gautham Menon. In it, she will be seen alongside superstar Vikram and upcoming actress Aishwarya Rajesh. It is slated to hit screens in April 2018.
So, did you like this spot still from ‘Kannum Kannum Kollai Adithaal’? Comments, please!