Maqbool Salmaan is an actor from the Malayalam film industry and is the nephew of famous Malayalam movie actor Mammooty. His father Ebrahimkutty is a familiar face on Malayalam television. He was born on 28th June 1987 in Vaikom town in the district of Kottayam in Kerala. Born to the television actor, P. I. Ebrahimkutty and wife Sameena, Maqbool and his sister Tania Amjith grew up amidst a family of television stars. Maqbool had a leaning towards acting naturally since he was surrounded with great talent.
But he was particular about finishing his education before entering into the field of cinema. He graduated from Oxford College in Bangalore with a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management. Soon after college, Maqbool had intentions to enter the film industry, but he was clear about not using his uncle’s (Mammooty) name to gain entry. After years of struggling with a row of failed projects, finally in 2012, Maqbool made his debut appearance in A. K. Saajan’s film ‘Asuravithu’ starring Asif Ali.
He made a good impression amongst viewers and critiques alike for his role as a guy named ‘Messi’. As he wanted it to be, he made his uncle proud as he made it to the industry on his own and hadn’t sought help from any of his relatives including his cousin Dulquer Salmaan Dulquer Salmaan is a popular Malayalam actor, who >> Read More... (son of Mammootty). In 2012, debutant director Aneesh Upasana Aneesh Upasana is a film director, photographer, a >> Read More... cast him as ‘Najeeb’ in her film, ‘Matinee’. This role had managed to get him critical acclaim and also a fresh line of movies in the following years. Later on, he made appearances in various films over the years. Some of them being, Kareem’s ‘Parayan Baaki Vechathu’, Sreejith Sukumaran’s ‘ Hangover Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ and Kapil Chazhur’s ‘ Kerala Today Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, etc. all of which came out in the year 2014. His latest flick ‘Appuram Bengal Ipparum Thiruvathamkoor’ directed by Nithin, son of veteran actor Renji Panicker A firebrand script-writer, actor, director, and pr >> Read More... is set to be released in 2016. The film is about the life of three friends who live in an apartment next to a group of Bengalis.
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Maqbool Salman is an Indian movie star who acts in Malayalam movies. He was born in Vaikom, Kottayam, Kerala and is the son of television actor Ibrahimkutty. He has a sister named, Tania Amjith. He did his graduation in Hotel Management from Oxford College, Bengaluru. He is also the nephew of Malayalam movie star Mammootty, so logically, he was inclined towards acting from his school days. After completing his graduation, he took up acting as a career seriously. Using his uncle’s approach was out of the equation, so he started appearing for auditions. His short struggle of only a year landed him a lead role in AK Saajan’s movie.
However, this project failed to take off due to technical reasons. AK Saajan approached Maqbool with the script of Asuravithu, and he signed it immediately. Though the role was a short one, but it was an important role in the context of the movie, whose lead was Asif Ali. The film did not do well, but Maqbool’s performance was well appreciated. This role landed him a lead role in the movie Matinee, which was liked by both critics and the audience. The film was later declared a hit. Since Matinee, he has acted in over 15 movies but is yet to find his space in the Malayalam film industry. He has played lead roles in Hangover(2014), Paran Baaki Vechathu (2014), etc. but they did not performed well.
Maqbool forayed into the Tamil cinema in 2017. He followed his cousin Dulquer’s footsteps to enter Tamil cinema. Dulquer was already a household name when Maqbool entered Kollywood. He knew there were bound to be comparisons, but that didn’t deter him from anything. He treats Dulquer as his elder brother and takes advice from him. He got married to Almaz in 2017. He starred with his uncle Mammootty in the movie Kasaba in 2016, which was no less than a dream for Maqbool. His best film till date for which he was recognized and appreciated was Dooram (2016).
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