The Mammootty quiz: As the megastar celebrates 70th birthday, check how well you know the patriarch of Malayalam cinema
Not long after completing 50 years of his acting career, iconic Malayalam actor Mammooty celebrates his 70th birthday on Tuesday. While no amount of words can justly describe the love and admiration of cinephiles towards Mammootty, his passion to challenge himself and thirst to satisfy viewers remain fresh as ever! On this special occasion, here is an opportunity to check how well you know the superstar. This photo story contains three sets of questions on the actor. At the end of each set, answers are given so that you can analyse your hits and misses. The difficulty level increases as you progress with the third set being the toughest. However, they certainly pose no challenge to real 'Ikka' fans.
Mohanlal to Dulquer Salmaan, Malayalam filmstars thank CM Pinarayi Vijayan for 'standing with movie industry'
The Kerala government on Monday announced movie theatres in the state will be exempted from paying entertainment tax till March 2021, taking into consideration the difficulties faced by the industry due to the pandemic outbreak. Following the announcement, a band of Mollywood actors have come forward extending their gratitude to the Pinarayi Vijayan government. From Asif Ali to Mammootty, here are some of the artists who thanked the Kerala government on social media.
Happy birthday Chiyaan Vikram: Did you know the 'Pithamagan' star acted with Mammootty, Suresh Gopi in Malayalam?
Back then, he was a young actor showing great potential, but yet to conquer the heights of stardom. Established director Joshiy cast him to play Mammootty's trusted associate in his superhit action flick "Dhruvam" - handing the youngster a perfect launchpad. Vikram starred in eight Malayalam movies between 1993 and 2001.
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Writer-director Padmarajan, one of the most gifted individuals in the history of Malayalam movie industry, passed away this day 29 years ago. For beginners who are not accustomed to this genius' creations, here are five movies to begin with. For his fans, well, consider this our tribute to the great artist.
Citizenship Amendment Act stir: From Parvathy to Mammootty, Malayalam movie world reacts to student crackdown
After days of silence, the Malayalam movie industry has finally come out against the controversial Citizenship Act with prominent actors rallying to support those protesting against the new law.
At 89, Malayalam cinema is looking young. Nine decades after ‘Vigathakumaran’, the first silent movie, it’s a time where a superstar’s 100-crore blockbuster can co-exist with a gritty medical thriller, experimental movies and festival circuit favourites. Have a look at the history and achievements of Malayalam cinema.
Watch these movies to know how a lawyer from Kerala turned into a Padma Shri awardee, three-time National film award winner, seven-time Kerala state award winner, megastar Mammootty.
'Mamukka' (born as Muhammad Kutty Ismail Paniparambil), who has a pan-India appeal and an audience across all kinds of cinema, turns a year older today. We have compiled a selection of rare photographs to take you across his four-decade-old journey in the film industry. Enjoy!
Mammootty turns a year older: Eleven movies from the Malayalam Megastar's filmography that can't be missed
Mammootty has been acting since 1979 and has appeared in more than 350 films.