More often than not, the child dreams of one day being as good as his father. Silver screen heroes who have the power to inspire audiences in the remotest parts of the world, have their first biggest fan and follower right at home. In many cases it’s a son who literally wishes to be ‘just like daddy when he grows up’.
In this era of social networking, super stars are made over night and legends are torn to shreds even faster. In spite of all the glory that is coming his way, Dulquer Salmaan remains calm and grounded. For he is after all the son of a fickle fame is. ... fickle fame is. ...
At first we scoffat them for having it so easy. That they use their daddy’s clout to get a break. Then we sideline their skill by unfair comparison. And then we place them on a pedestal taller than their father’s just to drop them flat on their face at the slightest misstep. Some cope with the stress and rise above it all. DULQUER SALMAAN is clearly one of them. As the son of Mammootty, one of Malayalam cinema’s most celebrated stars, he has more to prov