Mohanlal is a South Indian Malayalam actor who was born to Viswanathan Nair (father) and Santha Kumari (mother) in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala in southern India on May 21, 1960. He began his career with a role of classic villain. Become a leading actor of Malayalam cinema in Kerala. Undoubtedly, Mohanlal is today one of the best actors that India has produced. He is also considered one of the most talented actors in India. His cinematographic ranges are enviable, his comedy roles are incomparable and his unique style of dialogue delivery does not require effort. Few actors can represent the same with comical and serious roles. And with all these rare talents, he received “Padmashri”, one of the greatest civil honors of the nations. He has also twice won the National Award for Best Actor for Bharatham (1991) and the highly acclaimed Vaanaprastham (1999).
He came to this position with his hard work and dedication to the film industry. As for his game, he has been repeatedly recognized as the most talented actor in Indian cinema.
Mohanlal is best known for his work in Malayalam movies. He was born in Viswanathan Nair and Santha Kumari in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, in southern India, May 21, 1960.
Lal’s rise began with evil roles until the late 1980s, when he was featured in a lead role by director Fazil. Kireedam Sibi Malayil received a special mention at the Indian National Awards and later won the best actor award for his work in Malayil’s Bharatham. Most recently, he won another Best Actor Award for his role in Vaanaprastham by Shaji N Karun. Vaanaprastham has been acclaimed at international festivals and Lal has been acclaimed by internationally acclaimed filmmakers and critics.
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||(28 April 1988 – present) (2 children)
With Mammootty, Mohanlal is considered the biggest star of the Malayalam movies.
He had blockbusters with Priyadarshan in all the films they made together.
Films produced and distributed in Kerala through two companies, Pranavam Arts and Pranamam, which he launched some years ago. He is also a partner and director of exports Uni Real Marian, a major seafood export company based in Calicut, and opened a restaurant in Dubai called “Lal’s palate”.
Won four times the recognition of the state of Kerala for the best actor for his roles in TP Balagopalan MA (1986), by Ulladakkam (1991) Kukukam (1988), and Abhimanyu, Kala Pani (1996), and Spadikam (1995) and for Vanaprastham (1999).
He won the National Award for Best Actor for his roles in Bharatham (1991) and Vanaprastham (1999). Mohanlal also produced Vanaprastham (1999), which won the national award for best film. He also received the Special Prize of the Jury of Kireedam (1989).
The first time he was awarded the civil honor of the nation ‘Padma Shri’ in 2001.
The son-in-law of the veteran actor and producer K. Balaji and brother-in-law of Suresh Balaje.
Partner and director of Uni Royal Marian Exports, a major seafood export company based in Kozhikode, and opened a restaurant in Dubai called Lal’s Tastebuds.
Mohanlal is the awareness campaign of the Goodwill Ambassador of AIDS of the “Kerala AIDS Control Society”.
Mohanlal is the goodwill ambassador for Handloom textiles in Kerala.
In 2003, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Mohanlal’s film career, his fans and friends celebrated in Trivandrum a celebration and a week-long show. The recipes of the show were donated to charities.
Mohanlal was chosen as “the most popular Keralite” by a survey conducted by the Deccan Chronicle in 2011 and took first place in the Popular Elections section as “Best Actor of the Decade” (2002-2008), a poll conducted by HindiFilmNews.com.
He holds a place in the Limca Book of Records as “People of the Year Award” in 2009.
Mohanlal received the rank of Lieutenant Colonel Honorary in the Indian Territorial Army in 2009, the first instance of an Indian actor who was conferred a rank of Honorary Army.
Mohanlal was awarded an honorary Taekwondo Black Belt by the World Headquarters of Taekwondo in Kukiwon by the South Korean Government. He was the third Indian citizen to achieve this feat.
Once he received an honorary doctorate from Sanskrit Sree Sankaracharya University in 2010.
He was awarded the IMA Award by the Medical Association of India in 2003.
Mohanlal was selected as the “most popular Keralite” in an online survey conducted by CNN-IBN and IBNLive.com in 2006 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the formation of Kerala.