Saqib Saleem WikiSaqib Saleem Qureshi is an Indian model and an 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 also seen in movies like Mere Dad Ki Maruti, Bombay Talkies and Hawaa Hawaai. He will soon be seen in an upcoming flick Dishoom.
BiographySaqib 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.
CareerAfter 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. His modelling career sought him out, when Elite Model Management picked him up at a college festival in Delhi. Later he was seen in a Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk ad. 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.
Personal ProfileName : Saqib Saleem Qureshi
Birth Place : Delhi, India
Date of Birth : 8 April 1988
Age : 27 years
Height : 5'9" (approx)
Zodiac sign : Aries
Religion : Islam
Sister : Huma Qureshi
Occupation : Actor
Debut Movie : Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge
FamilySaqib 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 has two brothers, Naeem Qureshi and Haseen Qureshi.
In DishoomAs per the latest reports, Saqib Saleem is all set to join the cast of Rohit Dhawan's upcoming flick Dishoom. Apparently, his character will be based on the Indian Test Captain Virat Kohli.
Girlfriend/DatingSaqib was in a relationship with a girl who insisted him to start modeling but later they broke off. Currently, he is single and not dating anyone.
In Hindi remake of Hollywood flick OculusSaqib Saleem and Huma Qureshi will be seen together onscreen for the first time. The brother-sister jodi have always wanted to come together in a film since long and finally it seems their wish has been granted. It seems the two are going to be sharing screenspace in the Hindi remake of Hollywood flick Oculus.
In Hawaa HawaaiHawaa Hawaai was a Bollywood film directed by Amole Gupte and produced by Fox Star Studios. The film featured Partho Gupte and Saqib Saleem in main lead. Saqib Saleem as Aniket Bhargava shines in the film.
In Mere in Dad Ki MarutiMere Dad Ki Maruti was 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.
Filmography2011 Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge
2013 Mere Dad Ki Maruti
2013 Bombay Talkies
2014 Hawaa Hawaai