Every millennium there comes a time when a few young actors surface. Their macho attitude, smoldering looks, and amazing acting skills are enough to get the heart racing. And the latest addition to this is Dulquer Salmaan. This young Malayalam actor has won over millions with his inexplicable acting skills and rugged looks. He is not only an actor but a film producer and a superb playback singer as well. According to his fans, there isn’t much that this handsome man cannot do.
So, let’s check out the Top Dulquer Salmaan hit movies to binge on over the weekend:
List Of Top 10 Dulquer Salmaan Hit Movies To Watch
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First on our top list in the Dulquer Salmaan hit movies is Ustad Hotel. The story revolves around a young man, Faizal or Faizi. He goes to Switzerland to become a chef against his father’s wishes. When he gets his dream job in the UK, his father snatches away his passport and refuses to let him leave. Faizi resorts to working as a cook in Calicut in a restaurant run by his grandfather until he can plan something else.
Considered one of Dulquer Salmaan’s best performances the movie highlights the strained relationship between a father and son. And the strength needed to achieve one’s dreams.
Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Nithya Menen Siddique, Thilakan, Assim Jamal
Box Office Collection: 8.5-9 crore
Next on the list of Dulquer Salmaan best movies is Solo. The movie revolves around four independent stories portraying the facets of Shiva – Earth, Water, Fire, and Air. The first story, based on water, is of Shekhar and Radhika. Shekhar falls in love with Radhika, a blind dancer. And through the turmoil of family and miscommunication, Shekhar and Radhika finally tie the knot.
But Radhika dies during childbirth and the story ends with Shekhar playing on the beach with his daughter – just as he had promised Radhika. The next story revolves around Fire. A cyclist Aisha is hit by Zachariah with his car. And his son, Justin tries to save her but Zachariah drops her off on the road.
Years later when Justin meets with a car accident, Dr. Menon treats his wounds. It is later revealed that he was Aisha’s husband and had killed off Zachariah and drugged Justin because he knew what they had done to his wife.
Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Neha Sharma, Dhanshika, Dino Morea, Sruthi Hariharan, Soubin Shahir
Genre: Romantic Thriller
Box Office Collection: 9 crores
One of the best movies of Dulquer Salmaan to watch is Kali. This 2016 hit film revolves around the love story between Siddharth and Anjali. Siddharth is a young man who has temper issues. He cannot let go of his temper. The movie starts with a childhood shot. Young Siddharth is tormented by another boy when his anger issues come to light. That little boy is shown badly beaten with a broken nose. Next, the story shifts to college life where Siddharth is famous for his temper. After college, he marries Anjali, who tries to get him to control his temper. But at the end of the movie, it shows that his temper is what saves them from the clutches of the villain and his henchmen.
Cast: Dulquer Salmaan. Sai Pallavi, Vinayakan, Chemban Vinod Jose
Genre: Romance Action
Box Office Collection: 13.35 crores
4.The Zoya Factor
Next on the Dulquer Salmaan hit movies list is The Zoya Factor. This romantic movie follows the life of Zoya Solanki, a simple girl who loses her relationship and has a terrifyingly difficult boss. But, her luck changes when she is sent to Sri Lanka with the Indian Cricket team to shoot an ad.
Here she meets Nikhil Khoda or Dulquer Salmaan, the captain of the team. When she meets the whole team and starts talking to them, she reveals that she was born on the same day when India won the first World Cup. And the team starts believing that she is their lucky mascot. But Nikhil does not agree. He believes that hard work is the only way to get what you want. And although he loses his cool that the media credits their wins to Zoya being there, he cannot help but fall in love with her.
Watch as Zoya and Nikhil navigate their relationship in the backdrop of the Cricket World Cup.
Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Sonam Kapoor, Angad Bedi, Sanjay Kapoor
Box Office Collection: 3.12 crores
If you want to watch a movie that highlights the bonds of family and friendship, then catch one of Dulquer Salmaan best movies – Bangalore Days. The plot of the movie revolves around three cousins – Divya or Kunju, Krishnan or Kuttan, and Arjun or Aju. They have always shared a close bond, especially after Aju’s parents’ divorce. While the three pursue their realities – Kuttan as a software engineer, Kunju as a married housewife, and Aju as a bike mechanic to a biker gang – their ties remain the same.
The three keep coming back to support one another especially during the trials and tribulations of their own lives.
Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Nazriya Nazim, Nivin Pauly
Genre: Romance – Drama
Box Office Collection: 45 crores
6.Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal
Next on our Dulquer Salmaan hit movies list is Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal. The movie revolves around two roommates – Siddharth and Moorthy – two youngsters who have no family. They are freelance techies who spend their days working from home and partying with girls. Siddharth falls in love with Meera, while Moorthy falls for her friend Shreya.
But, the boys soon realize that they are running low on cash and start running online shopping cons to earn extra money. All hell breaks loose when DCP Pratap Chakravarthy gets on their case. The couples pack up and move to Goa to start their own restaurant. But, the twist in the story comes when the boys realize that the girls are even bigger con artists than themselves.
Watch as the boys, with the help of DCP Chakravarthy try to stop the girls from committing the biggest con in history.
Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Rakshan, Ritu Varma, Niranjani Ahathian, Gautham Menon
Genre: Romance – Drama
Box Office Collection: 25 crores
Parava is another must watch on the Dulquer Salmaan film list. The film revolves around the friendship between two boys – Haseeb and Irshad. Both share a common love of pigeon taming. But, their pigeon taming and competitions land them in trouble with local goons and drug dealers. To save them, they start mixing with the local Cricket Club that is run by Imran or Dulquer.
When Imran tries to save them he ends up getting killed and the story revolves around the boys helping the club get justice for Imran’s death. The movie ends with the club back in practice, and the boys laughing and continuing their pigeon taming, while a smiling Imran watches over them.
Cast: Amal Shah, Govind V. Pai, Dulquer Salmaan. Shane Nigam
Box Office Collection: 21.3 crores
Next on the Dulquer Salmaan films list is Maniyarayile Ashokan. The movie is set in a village and starts with the wedding of Ashokan. He recalls his ‘single-man’ stage, where he was constantly grilled and teased about his unmarried status. Ashokan finally seeks advice from an astrologer and he advises him to marry a plant. He finds the plant and marries it. But, he decides to consider it as a human wife and talks to it regularly. Later, the plant falls off, and Ashokan’s heart breaks.
When he gets another marriage proposal, Ashokan reluctantly agrees. He marries her and on the wedding night, he recalls his first marriage to his second wife.
Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Jacob Gregory, Anupama Parameswaran, Krishna Sankar
Genre: Romance- Comedy
Box Office Collection: Still Playing
Another film in the Dulquer Salmaan hit movies list is Mahanati. The film revolves around the rise and fall of the famous actress Savitri through the eyes of a reporter and a photographer. The movie opens to yesteryear actress Savitri being found unconscious by her younger son. She goes into a coma for a year, and the media go crazy with the revelation. So, a newspaper editor sent a journalist, Madhuravani, and a photographer, Anthony, to find out what is happening and write a biography. Madhuravani discovers the truth hidden behind Savitri’s sad life story and realizes that all the actress wanted was love and affection.
The movie ends with the death of Savitri and in the last credits, we see her standing in front of her father’s statue looking at it affectionately.
Cast: Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Samantha Akkineni
Box Office Collection: 83 crores
Last on our list of Dulquer Salmaan hit movies is Jomonte Suvisheshangal. The movie revolves around the life of the third-son of a self-made businessman, Jomon, and focuses on the father-son relationship. Vincent loves his third son and is constantly trying to make him more responsible, only to be met with failure. But, Jamon falls in love with Catherine, who he meets in Sunday mass. But, tragedy strikes as Vincent loses his business and has to move in with Jamon in Thiruppur. Jamon realizes that this is his time to shine. And with his friend Mushtaq and Vaidehi, he builds a successful business. In the end, Jamon buys his father’s old house back and moves back with him. Jamon falls in love with Vaidehi, and they shift in with Vincent.
Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Mukesh, Aishwarya Rajesh, Anupama Parameswaran
Genre: Romance – Drama
Box Office Collection: 43.67 crores
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So, that’s our top 10 Dulquer Salmaan best movies to binge-watch over the weekend. Now, there are many more films that he has acted in, but the ones mentioned above having him playing iconic roles that should not be missed.
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