Announcing the sad news, Mohammad al Kindi, president of the Oman Film Society, said, “It’s a great loss for the film community in Oman. The entire country and the film fraternity are mourning the death of Salim Bahwan.”
Bahwan has acted in several films that have been screened at international festivals.
Some of his popular movies are Mahra Story , Search for the Impossible and The Final Delivery . Some of his films dealt with the issues of mehr and drugs. He produced films under the production house Sur Media Production and Distribution.