“Salim” is an action thriller film released in 2014, directed by N. V. Nirmal Kumar. The film features Vijay Antony and Aksha Pardasany in the lead roles. It was produced by Studio 9, Sri Green Productions, and Vijay Antony Film Corporation. Serving as a sequel to Vijay Antony’s debut film “Naan” (2012), “Salim” hit theaters on 29 August 2014.
Salim Movie 2014 Cast, Plot, Production, & Release
The film garnered positive reviews from critics and achieved commercial success, further establishing its popularity among audiences. This approach contributes to the charm and intrigue of the storytelling in “Salim.”
Set two years after the events of “Naan,” the story in “Salim” revolves around Karthik, also known as Dr. Mohammed Salim. He is a sincere and compassionate doctor employed at a private hospital in Chennai. Karthik consistently goes above and beyond to assist patients in need, earning the admiration of many. Unfortunately, his dedication and kindness provoke envy and animosity from his colleagues.
One day, Karthik becomes aware that he is being stalked, and he discovers that it is Nisha, who is interested in him romantically. In response, he decides to confront Nisha and gives her his personal diary, hoping that it will provide her with more insight into his life. This gesture impresses Nisha deeply, and she falls in love with Karthik.
|Real Name||Role Name|
|Vijay Antony||Dr. Mohammed Salim|
|R. N. R. Manohar||Home Minister Thavapunniyam|
|P. V. Chandramoulli||Chezhian|
|Priya Asmitha||Item number in the song “Mascara”|
Salim Movie Stills starring Vijay Antony & Aksha Pardasany in lead roles.
N. R. Manohar
Following his debut film “Naan,” Vijay Antony made the decision to embark on the project “Salim.” In the film, Vijay Antony takes on the role of a doctor, while Aksha Pardasany was chosen to portray his fiancée, marking her Tamil film debut. Given the film’s requirement for daring stunts, Vijay Antony recognized the importance and dedicated himself to rigorous training in Taekwondo for two months.
The initial schedule of filming commenced in Chennai in June 2013, when the team began capturing scenes for “Salim.” This marked the beginning of the production process, laying the foundation for the film’s subsequent stages of development.
Vijay Antony took on the role of music composer for the film “Salim.” The soundtrack album was launched on 5 June 2014 at Sathyam Cinemas in Chennai. The event saw the presence of notable personalities such as Bharathiraja, Bala, M. Raja, R. K. Selvamani, and R. Parthiepan, among others.
“Salim” made its way to theaters on 29 August 2014, enjoying a wide release across the country. The film premiered on approximately 400 screens across India, encompassing regions such as Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu, which alone accounted for nearly 300 screens. The distribution of the film in India was handled by Gopuram Films and Sri Production.
Official Release Poster
|Directed by||N. V. Nirmal Kumar|
|Distributed by||Sree Green Productions|
|Edited by||Rajesh Kumar|
|Music by||Vijay Antony|
|Produced by||R. K. Suresh
M. S. Saravanan
Fathima Vijay Antony
|Studio 9 Production
Sree Green Productions
Vijay Antony Film Corporation
|Release date||29 August 2014|
|Running time||149 minutes|
|Story by||Thayanidhy Sivakumar (dialogue)|
|Written by||N. V. Nirmal Kumar|
“Salim” has garnered predominantly positive reviews from critics. Baradwaj Rangan from The Hindu expressed his opinion, stating that the director, N. V. Nirmal Kumar, adheres to a delightful theory: things unfold naturally without contrivances. Rangan highlights that Nisha’s transformation into a ghost and Salim’s unexpected arrest by a police officer are examples of the film’s organic narrative approach.
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