Thursday, January 19th, 2023

The Malayalam film industry known as Mollywood has its own charm. The Malayalam film industry offers quality content and has cult status for its movies. Recently, Malayalam cinema has released some of the best cult movies in India and has become more popular among movie lovers. It is all because of the superb acting of Malayalam actors in their films and making people astonished. Malayalam cinema has a brilliant collection of actors with distinct styles. Here we have the top 10 most popular Mollywood actors in 2022.

1. Mammootty

Mammootty has its charm and is one of the most evergreen actors in Malayalam cinema. He is an Indian actor and film producer who has worked in over 400 films in his career spanning five decades. He holds numerous accolades, including seven Kerala State Film Awards, thirteen Filmfare Awards South, and three National Film Awards. Some of the best movies include Mamangam, Madhura Raja, and Bheeshma Parva.

2. Mohanlal

Mohanlal is an Indian actor, film producer, television host, and playback singer who is the lead star of Malayalam cinema. He appeared in over 400 movies in his career of over forty years. He has won several awards, including five National Film Awards, a Special Jury Award, and nine Karela State Film Awards, a Film Filmfare Awards South. Some of the biggest are Pulimurugan, Lucifer, Drishyam, Irupathaam noottiandu, and Narasimham.

3. Dileep

Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai is popularly known for his stage Dileep and mainly works in Malayalam film Industry. He is well known for good humor and is one of the best comedy actors in the Mollywood cinema. He has numerous awards, including three Karela State film Awards and a Filmfare Award, and has appeared in Ramaleela, Two countries, Meesha madhavan, and Punjabi house.

4. Dulquer Salmaan

Dulquer Salmaan made his acting debut in the 2012 Malayalam action-drama film Second Show. He mainly works in Malayalam movies and has also appeared in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu Movies. He has won several accolades, including four Filmfare Awards South and one Kerala State Film Award.

5. Prithviraj Sukumaran

Prithviraj Sukumaran is the leading star of Mollywood cinema and won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor when he was 24. He received serval other awards, including three Karela State Film Awards, a Filmfare Award, and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. He rose his popularity with movies like Classmates, Kaaviya Thalaivan, Driving License, and Jana Gana Mana.

6. Nivin Pauly

Nivin Pauly is an Indian actor and producer and is most famous as a youth star in the Family audience. He made his breakthrough as a lead actor in the romantic movie Thattathin Marayathu and became popular in Karela cinema. He holds numerous awards, including one Karela State Film Award and three Filmfare Awards. His recent movies are Moothon, Kanakam Kaamini Kalaham, and Mahaveeryar.

7. Fahadh Faasil

Fahadh Faasil started his acting career at 19 age as a lead actor in the 2002 romantic film Kaiyethum Doorath, which performed very poorly. He made a big comeback after a gap of 7 years and won the heart of many people with his acting. He has won several accolades, including three Filmfare Awards South, a National Film Award, and four Kerala State Film Awards.

8. Jayasurya

Jayasurya appeared in more than 100 films in Malayalam films and also appeared in a few Tamil movies. He is one of the most hardworking and versatile actors in Mollywood cinema. He appeared in many biggest hits like Aadu 2, Amar Akbar Anthony, and Classmates and has won several awards.

9. Kunchacko Boban

Kunchacko Boban made his debut as a child actor in the film Dhanya and made his breakthrough as a lead actor in the 1997 romantic drama Aniyathipraavu. He is sometimes referred to as Chackochan and has won a Karela State Film Award. He recently starred in movies like Anjaam Pathiraa, Nayattu, Nizhal, and Pada.

10. Suresh Gopi

Suresh Gopi is an Indian actor, politician, and television presenter who has appeared in over 250 films. He started his acting career as a child in the 1965 film Odayil Ninnu. He has won several awards, including a National Film Award and a Kerala State Film Award. Some of his biggest hits are Commissioner, Lelam, Pathram, Mafia, and Eklavyan.


These are the top 10 Mollywood actors in 2022, which you surely don’t want to miss.