Dulquer Salmaan is an amazing actor: Kannada actor Shivaraj Kumar
Mollywood’s young sensation Dulquer Salmaan commands a good fan following outside the State and has a quite a few celebrity admirers also. Bollywood filmmakers Ram Gopal Varma, Karan Johar and Vidhu Vinod Chopra have all praised Dulquer and expressed their desire to work with the young star.
Now, Kannada actor Shivaraj Kumar, For Kannada actor Shivaraj Kumar, son of late legendary star Rajkumar and brother of superstar Puneeth Rajkumar has heaped praise on Dulquer Salmaan.
In a recent interaction with a Malayalam news channel, Shivaraj Kumar shared about his love for Malayalam cinema. When quizzed about his favourite actor in Malayalam, Shivaraj Kumar said, “I am a big fan of Mammootty’s son Dulquer Salmaan, an ardent fan of him, amazing actor and an youngster doing characters to that level, I have never seen any newcomer doing it, he is such a brilliant actor (sic).”
Shivaraj Kumar also appreciated the filmmaking style in Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Angamaly Diaries. The actor was mighty impressed with the 11 minute long climax scene of the movie, which was filmed in a single shot coordinating nearly 1,000 people.
He said, “There is a special fight in Angamaly Diaries where he has taken a fight of 11 minutes in one shot. That is something unique. Even India can do this type of techniques (sic).”
Shivaraj Kumar is currently busy shooting for the Kannada remake of superstar Mohanlal’s blockbuster movie Oppam. The actor has not been part of a remake for over 15 years now but opted to star in the remake of Oppam as he considers it as a very special project.
He said, “I wanted to do Oppam. I had stopped doing remakes for 15 years, but this film was a special one. If it was a regular ordinary film, I would not have done it.”
He also mentioned Chemmeen, the all time classic directed by Ramu Kariat as his favourite movie that he wishes to see being remade in Kannada. “I feel Chemmeen would be a lovely subject. It is my lifetime favourite. I cry whenever I see the film. I cannot forget Madhu and Sheela in my life, they are always in my mind. Such a beautiful woman, I have never seen such a beautiful heroine. Madhu has also performed well in that film. There are very few films like Chemmeen in India (sic).“