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Saqib Saleem Wiki

Saqib Saleem Qureshi is an Indian model and actor famous in bollywood. He made his debut in 2011 with a rom-com film Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge, set against the background of social networking site Facebook. He was last seen in the film Bombay Talkies.


Saqib Saleem was born on April 8, 1988 into a Muslim family in Delhi. During college, he briefly assisted in the running of the restaurants, but it did not suit him. By that time Saleem had already started modelling and he moved to Mumbai. After reaching Mumbai, Saleem started out by doing a few modelling assignments, eventually moving into television advertisements for brands like Pepsi (with actor Ranbir Kapoor), Tata Docomo, Bar One, KFC, Sprite and others. While doing the shooting for the tele-ads, his interest grew in acting and he wanted to try some roles in Bollywood films. After eight months of auditioning, he bagged the role in Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge followed by Mere Dad Ki Maruti and Bombay Talkies.

Saqib Saleem

Personal Profile

Name : Saqib Saleem
Other name : Saqib Saleem Qureshi
Birth Place : Delhi, India
Date of Birth(DOB) : 8 April 1988
Age : 26 years
Height : 5'11" approx
Zodiac sign : Aries
Religion : Islam
Sister : Huma Qureshi
Occupation : Actor
Debut Movie : Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge
Next Movie : Mere Dad Ki Maruti


Saqib Saleem was born into a Muslim family. His father is a restauranteur and runs a chain of some 10 restaurants called Saleem's, all around Delhi and mother Ameena Qureshi is a house wife. His sister, Huma Qureshi is a popular bollywood actress. He said, "Huma is my best friend and I think she is in a position which is why there is so much written about her."


Saqib had begun modeling at his model girlfriend's insistence. He said, "My girlfriend warned me that if I wanted our relationship to work I'd have to follow her to Mumbai. So, I too shifted to Mumbai in 2010." While his relationship broke within two months, he stayed on to live his dreams.

Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge

Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge is a 2011 Hindi film directed by Nupur Asthana. Saqib Saleem played the role of Vishal Bhatt in Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge.

Saqib Saleem Saba Azad

Saqib Saleem and Saba Azad, made their bollywood debut Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge. They both made a cute and amazing pair on-screen with each other,they were leads of the film.

Saqib Saleem Mere in Dad Ki Maruti

Mere Dad Ki Maruti is a 2013 Bollywood comedy film directed by Ashima Chibber, featuring Saqib Saleem, Ram Kapoor and Prabal Panjabi in lead roles. Saqib Saleem was seen as Sameer in the film.

Saqib Saleem in Bombay Talkies

Bombay Talkies is a 2013 Indian anthology film consisting of four short films, directed by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar. Saqib Saleem was seen in the role as Avinash.

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New Movie

Hawaa Hawaai
Hawaa Hawaai is an upcoming Bollywood film directed by Amole Gupte and produced by Fox Star Studios. The film features Partho Gupte and Saqib Saleem. With just four movies Saqib Saleem, is now compared with the B-town big stars like Aamir Khan and SRK. Aamir has played a teacher in "Taare Zameen Par" and SRK essayed the role of a hockey coach in "Chak De India". And soon, Saqib will be seen as a skating coach in his forthcoming film "Hawaa Hawaai". The young actor is feeling very proud for this comparision.

He shared that, "If people make such a comparison, why should I have a problem? I have only done four films and if I am compared to someone great like him (Aamir Khan), it's a good thing for me". The movie is completely a sports based one and is world's first film on inline skating. Partho Gupte will be seen as a young boy who aspires to become a skating champion.

Upcoming Movie

2014 Hawaa Hawaai


2011 Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge
2013 Mere Dad Ki Maruti
2013 Bombay Talkies

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