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Saqib Saleem Wiki and Biography

Saqib Saleem Qureshi is an Indian model and an actor famous in bollywood. He 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 interest him. So he started modelling and moved to Mumbai. He made his debut in 2011 with a rom-com film Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge followed by Mere Dad Ki Maruti, Bombay Talkies and many more. He was seen in the flick Dishoom.

Personal Profile

Name : Saqib Saleem Qureshi
Birth Place : Delhi, India
Date of Birth : 8 April 1988
Age : 28 years
Height : 5'9" (approx)
Zodiac sign : Aries
Religion : Islam
Sister : Huma Qureshi
Occupation : Actor

Saqib Saleem

Latest News

Farhan Akhtar's home production Excel Entertainment is all set to produce Akshay Kumar starrer Gold to be directed by Reema Kagti. In the biopic, Akshay will be seen playing the role of Balbir Singh, an Indian Hockey player part of the team that won gold medal at the Olympics 1948, 1952 and 1956. Saqib has been roped in to play the parallel lead in the film.

Music Video

Saqib Saleem was seen in T-Series music company's music video. Music composer Amaal Malik and singer Shaan gave their vocal for the video. It also featured actress Tapsee Pannu. The entire video was shot in the scenic locales of Goa.

Family

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 has two brothers, Naeem Qureshi and Haseen Qureshi.

Girlfriend/Dating

Saqib 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 Dobaara

Saqib Saleem and Huma Qureshi will be seen together onscreen for the first time in the Hindi remake of hollywood flick Oculus titled Dobaara. He said, "It is a film that Huma and I are doing together so, this film will be very special to me."

Career

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.

Elite Model Management selected him in 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. After eight months of auditioning, he bagged the role in Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge.

Filmography

2011 Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge
2013 Mere Dad Ki Maruti
2013 Bombay Talkies
2014 Hawaa Hawaai
2016 Dishoom

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