Babu Namboothiri is a Malayalam actor who has been in the industry for more than thirty years. He was born and brought up in Kerala. Babu Namboothiri was a chemistry professor at Kottayam before his love for art forced him to change his professional path. He hails from a renowned Brahmin family, the Padinjaru Mannaa of Kottayam. Babu Namboothiri debuted in the back and white movie Yagam. Yagam, produced by Sivan was released in the year 1980. Babu Namboothiri has essayed a variety of roles in more than hundred movies and many serials and television shows. Though this versatile actor has portrayed a wide variety of roles creating a unique place for himself in Mollywood, the audience always remembers him as a loving father from many super hit movies and serials.
Babu Namboothiri has proved his mettle in the small screen with super hit serials like Surya Putri, Veendum Surya Putri, etc. His unique soft voice is a trademark of his presence.
Babu Namboothiri surprised the audience with his new style and attire in the movie
. Notable performances include films such as Georgekutty C/O Georgekutty, Varnapakittu, Dhanam,
Ee Parakkum Thalika
, Mathilukal, Nirakkoottu, Sringaaravelan, Trivandrum Lodge, Amritham Gamaya, Ammayaane Sathyam, The Truth,
, and Nasraani.