One of the biggest stars of Malayalam cinema, Mohanlal has grown a year today. Born in the Alanthur area of Kerala, Mohanlal entered the film industry while he was just a teenager. If the grapes are to be believed, the actor has acted in more than 340 films.
Apart from being a versatile actor, he is also a playback singer and producer. So far, he has won five National Film Awards
On Mohanlal’s birthday, we take a look at 5 of his best films that are important for you:
The 2013 drama thriller film is directed and written by Jethu Joseph. The film won some awards including the Best Award for Kerala State Film Award and the Filmfare Award for Popular Price and Best Film – Malayalam. The film was produced in four Indian languages including Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.
In July 1989, Sibi Malayal’s Kiradam hit the theater. The birthday boy plays the lead role of Sethumadhavan in the film. The film has been remake in five other Indian languages including Bengali, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Tamil. The film is written by AK Lohitdas.
The film is based on a short story called Orama. The 2005 drama film is written and directed by Blessy. The plot of the film revolves around how Alzheimer’s disease affects the life of a person and his family. Thanmatra won five Kerala State Film Awards, including Best Film, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and a Special Mention Award for debutant actor Arjun Lal.
The 1996 historical drama film is directed and co-written by Priyadarshan. The film revolves around the lives of Indian freedom fighters imprisoned in the Cellular Jail of Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the British Raj. The film won 6 Kerala State Film Awards and three National Film Awards.
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The film, a musical thriller drama that hit the screens in 1990, was directed by Sibi Malil. It was also the first film of Mohanlal’s company Pranavam Arts. It also won two National Film Awards.
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