Promotional poster
Directed byRosshan Andrrews
Written byBobby-Sanjay
Produced byDulquer Salmaan
StarringDulquer Salmaan
CinematographyAslam K. Puraiyil
Edited byA. Sreekar Prasad
Music byJakes Bejoy

Salute is an upcoming Indian Malayalam-language action thriller film, directed by Rosshan Andrrews and written by Bobby-Sanjay starring Dulquer Salmaan in the lead role as a cop.[1][2] Produced by Dulquer Salmaan under his banner Wayfarer Films, the film has Aslam K. Puraiyil as the cinematographer while A. Sreekar Prasad handles the editing and Santhosh Narayanan was signed on to compose the original background score before being replaced by Jakes Bejoy.[3][4]




In May 2020, during the seven year anniversary of film Mumbai Police, director Rosshan Andrrews announced that he would be teaming up with Dulquer Salmaan for his next film which is a thriller. The film's story and screenplay is written by his regular collaborators Bobby & Sanjay marking their sixth film together.[5]


The principal photography began on 3 February 2021, in Kollam, Kerala, India.[6] Diana Penty joined the sets on 9 February 2021 marking her debut in Malayalam film.[7] Manoj K Jayan joined the shooting on 12 February 2021.[8] The major locations are Trivandrum, Kollam, Kasargode, and New Delhi.[9]


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  5. ^ "'ഇനി ദുല്‍ഖറിനൊപ്പമുള്ള ത്രില്ലര്‍'; മുംബൈ പൊലീസിന്‍റെ ഏഴാം വാര്‍ഷികത്തില്‍ റോഷന്‍ ആന്‍ഡ്രൂസ്". Asianet News Network Pvt Ltd (in Malayalam). Retrieved 22 March 2021.
  6. ^ "റോഷന്‍ ആന്‍ഡ്രൂസും ദുല്‍ഖറും ഒന്നിക്കുന്നു; നായികയാകാൻ ഡയാന പെന്റി". Asianet News Network Pvt Ltd (in Malayalam). Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  7. ^ "Diana Penty joins Dulquer Salmaan-Rosshan Andrrews film; the diva says she is excited to make her debut in Malayalam - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  8. ^ "ഒരു വർഷത്തെ കാത്തിരിപ്പിനു ശേഷം വീണ്ടും ക്യാമറയുടെ മുന്നിലേക്ക്; ദുൽഖർ ചിത്രത്തിൽ മനോജ്.കെ.ജയനും". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 22 March 2021.
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