- Dulquer Salmaan shared two return photos of Mammootty
- “50 years dreaming big and never giving up”, he wrote for his father
- “I could write a book about you,” Dulquer added
Southern star Mammootty wrapped up 50 years in the film industry on Friday and to mark the milestone, her son and actor Dulquer Salmaan shared a heartwarming note for the superstar on Instagram. Dulquer posted two photos of himself and Mammootty and wrote: “50 years of being an actor. Dreaming big and never giving up. Dreaming always more. Being better every day. Never being full. Never tire. Always be hungry. Play the next big character. Always strive to find the next big movie. Want to be known more as an actor than as a megastar. To love cinema and the job more than any actor that I have met. To inspire millions. To influence generations. To lead only by example. To stick to its morals and its traditions whatever it is the time. To straddle quality. To maintain relationships. To be virtuous. To value integrity.. To run your own race. To be a true hero of life. “
“Even if you don’t like those milestone celebrations in your career. 50 years of the most illustrious and glorious career is no small feat,” the actor added in his special article for his father.
In his post, Dulquer Salmaan also wrote: “Every day I count my blessings. Because I can see man touch and hold outside of celluloid. And bear witness to his life. Live under his greatness. His light. experience warmth and love people. I have for you. Listen to your stories of people whose lives you touched. I could write a book about you. But for now, I’ll stop there.
He signed his heartwarming message for Mammootty with these words: “Once upon a time there was a boy whose eyes lit up when he discovered the magical world of movies. He dreamed of being a part of it and relentlessly pursued it. . And from when he got his first chance, he worked tirelessly to leave his mark. To make it count. Because he values it. He still maintains today that he needs cinema more than cinema doesn’t need him. And no matter what heights he reaches, he only makes his mountain grow taller. Those who know him, know that he always climbs and will never stop. This mountain of being the best actor he can be. “
Read Dulquer Salmaan’s special post for Mammootty Dad here:
Mammootty made his acting debut with the 1971 film Anubhavangal Paalichakal. He has worked in over 400 films. The Malayalam actor has also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi films. His filmography includes Mathilukal, Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha, Ponthan Mada, Vidheyan, Mayavi, Madhura Raja and Puthan Panama. Mammootty’s last films were The priestand One.