Abu Salem family, wedding pics: 13 facts, age, height, weight, biography, wiki, wife, son, daughter, date of birth, scandal
Abu Salem (/ˈɑːbuː sɑːˈlɛm/ (About this sound listen) AH-boo sah-LEM; born Abu Salem Abdul Qayoom Ansari; also known as Aqil Ahmed Azmi, ‘and Abu Samaan, a gangster and terrorist convicted to the 25 years life sentence, is originally from Azamgarh district in Uttar Pradesh state of India.
Abu Salem worked in the D-Company (Dawood Ibrahim gang) as a driver transporting weapons and contraband. Later he rose among the ranks after he introduced a new strategy of hiring unemployed Muslim youths from his hometown Azamgarh to come to Mumbai, execute shoot-outs and return to Azamgarh the next day remaining untraced by the Mumbai police.
Salem is infamous for terrorizing the Bollywood film industry by extorting money from film producers and usurping the overseas distribution rights. It is believed that Salem was the mastermind behind threatening Bollywood film producers like Gulshan Kumar, Subhash Ghai, Rajiv Rai and Rakesh Roshan. While his gang members assassinated Gulshan Kumar in 1997, they also tried to assassinate Rajiv Rai and Rakesh Roshan but failed. After the assassination of music baron and film He is involved in several murder, extortion and other cases. He was later arrested in 2002 in Portugal and extradited to India. He was tried and convicted in some cases and was awarded life imprisonment in 2015
He married Samira Jumani, a college girl and a 17 year old minor in 1991 from whom he has a son. Samira currently lives in Duluth, Georgia, United States. Post Salem’s arrest in Portugal, she told interviewers that he was a “violent psychotic man” and she was forced into marriage.
In September 2002, Abu Salem and his Bollywood partner Monica Bedi, were arrested and served jail sentence in Portugal for entering the country on forged documents. In 2006, an Indian Court convicted Bedi for procuring a passport on a fictitious name. In November 2010, the Supreme Court of India upheld her conviction but reduced the jail term to the period that she had already served.
Born Abu Salem Abdul Qayoom Ansari
Azamgarh district in Uttar Pradesh, India
Other names Aqil Ahmed Azmi, Captain, Abu Samaan,
Occupation Leader of organized crime
Criminal penalty Life imprisonment 
Criminal status In prison
Spouse(s) Samira Jumani 1991–?
Murder of builder Pradeep Jain
1993 Bombay Bombings