Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan recently revealed that he promoted a Bollywood movie for 21 days and joked that he could complete a movie in that much time.
Dulquer’s Bollywood journey
Dulquer Salmaan, who was the latest guest on The Bombay Journey promoting his latest film Chup: Revenge of the Artist, spoke about coming from a filmy background, the difference between Bollywood and the South Indian Film industry, and more.
The Pan India actor shared that the one thing he struggled with when he entered Bollywood was, promotions. The actor revealed that he had never promoted a movie in the South in such a way until he signed his first Hindi movie. Salmaan made his Hindi film debut with Karwaan and was also seen in the movie The Zoya Factor.
21 days to promote a film
He revealed that he promoted The Zoya Factor for 21 days and joked that he could complete a movie in that much time. He said “I had never promoted a film until Karwaan, I used to be very scared to promote and speak to the media. But when I signed my first Hindi film, promotion was like a part of my contract, the first few days I did not know what to do. I promoted The Zoya Factor for 21 days, that was like doing a film. I could finish a complete film in 21 days.”
The ‘Chup’ actor also revealed that he was a huge fan of Salman Khan and even chased his cars with his friends when he was young. However, he has yet to meet the Bollywood Dabangg.
Here’s the full interview:
Meanwhile, on the work front, Dulquer Salmaan recently appeared in R. Balki’s directional Chup: Revenge of the Artist. The psychological thriller also stars Sunny Deol, Pooja Bhatt, and Shreya Dhanwanthary in pivotal roles.