Saqib Saleem Qureshi is an Indian film actor and model. He made his acting debut with a leading role in the 2011 romantic comedy Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge. His highest-grossing release came with the action thriller Race 3.
About Saqib Saleem in brief
Saqib Saleem Qureshi is an Indian film actor and model who works in the Hindi film industry. Saleem made his acting debut with a leading role in the 2011 romantic comedy Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge, a box-office success. He earned a Filmfare Award nomination in the Best Male Debut category. His highest-grossing release came with the action thriller Race 3. In addition to acting in films, Saleem is an active Charitable worker, has a number of endorsement deals, and a member of the \”Mumbai Heroes\” at the Celebrity Cricket League, a non-professional men’s cricket league in India. Saqib started his career with Cricket playing for Delhi and Jammu & Kashmir. He never thought of becoming an actor. After reaching Mumbai, he started out by doing a few modelling assignments, eventually moving into television advertisements for brands like Pepsi, Lays, Tata Docomo, Bar One, KFC, Airtel, Sprite and others.
While doing television commercials, he grew interest in films and started auditioning for film roles, eventually signing a two-film deal with the Y-Films, a subsidiary of the Yash Raj Films. He has one sister Huma QuresHI and two brothers, Naeem Qurehi and Haseen Qures HI. His father is a restaurateur, and runs a chain of 10 restaurants called Saleem’s, all around Delhi. His mother, AmeenaQureshi, is a house wife. He is the son of Saleem and Ameena, and his mother is a mother of two daughters, Huma and Ayesha. He was born in Delhi, India, and grew up in Jammu and Kashmir, but moved to Mumbai when he was 14.