Salim Kumar
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Film Actor | Mimicry

salim kumar

Real Name :Salim Kumar
Birth Place :Chittatukara, Kerala
Born :October 10, 1969
Occupation :Film Actor, Mimicry
Debut :Swantham Ennu Karuthi (1989)
Height :1.78 m
Spouse :Sunitha
Children :Chandu, Aromal
Parents : Kumar R Krisha, Ravati S Kumar
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Salim Kumar (born on 10 October 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. 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.

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.

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.

National Film Awards
2010 : Best Actor – Adaminte Makan Abu
Kerala State Film Awards
2013 : Kerala State Film Award for Best Comedian – Ayalum Njanum Thammil
2010 : Best Actor – Adaminte Makan Abu
2005 : Second Best Actor – Achanurangatha Veedu

Filmfare Awards South
2011 :Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Malayalam – Adaminte Makan Abu
South Indian International Movie Awards
2012 : Special JuryAward – Adaminte Makan Abu
Imagineindia International Film Festival (2012)

Best Actor – Adaminte Makan Abu

Other Awards
2011 : Prem Nazir Award
2011 : Asianet Film Award (Special Jury Award) – Adaminte Makan Abu
2010 : Jaihind TV Film Award for Best Actor – Adaminte Makan Abu
2010 : Amrita-FEFKA Film Award’s Special Jury Award – Adaminte Makan Abu
2010 : Kerala Film Critics Association Award’s Special Jury Award – Adaminte Makan Abu
2008 : Asianet Film Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role – Annan Thambi
2005 : Sathyan Award – Achanurangatha Veedu
2005 : Bharathan Award – Achanurangatha Veedu

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. 

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.

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.