One of the highly talented Superstars in India, Mammootty is familiar to the Malayalam audience everywhere in the world. This actor who has acted in more than 300 films in Malayalam, has won 3 National Awards, 13 Filmfare awards and 7 Kerala State film awards. The actor has been awarded the honor of Padma Shri for his contribution in Arts.  Mammootty is a successful businessman too. The actor runs the most popular TV Channels Kairali TV, People TV and WE TV in Malayalam.

This accomplished actor who had received honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Kerala and University of Calicut was born on 07th September 1951 and is turning 65 today. On the occasion of his birthday, we are here to recall some of his best contributions to the Malayalam film industry. Check them out.


The actor started his career in 1971 with the film Anubhavangal Paalichakal directed by K S Sethumadhavan. He has made many hit films in the span of 35 years of which many earned him various awards. The films Aavanazhi, Adiyozhukkukal, Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha, Dhruvam, Paleri Manikyam, Vatsalyam, Mahayanam, The King, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Kerala Varma Pazzahi Raja, are considered his best.

In addition to these, there are plenty of legendary films that deserve a mention like Thaniyavarthanam, Amaram, Pranamam, Utopiayile Rajavu, Bhoottakkannadi, Varsham, Ponthanamada, Mathilukal, Thalapathi, The Great Father, New Delhi, etc. All the movies mentioned are highly rated on various rating websites and were praised by the critics and fans alike for his performance and the choice of the film.

Mammootty is married to a woman named Sulfath and has a daughter and a son. His son Dulquer Salman is now an established actor in the Malayalam film industry. Mammootty is highly recognized and is one of the major contributors to the Malayalam Film industry. Check out more of his films on YuppFlix on the occasion of this legendary actor’s birthday.