1. Mammootty


Image Muhammed Kutty Ismail Paniparambil is the original name of Mammootty, the Malayalam superstar. Having working in more than 300 movies he is still a star to reckon with, in Malayalam film industry. Apart from acting, he was also a lawyer. Currently he is busy with philanthropic works too.    Born on 7th September 1951, Mammootty also donned the role of a producer. He has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Kannada, other than Malayalam films. He garnered the National Award for his acting skills, thrice in his career. He shares this feat with veteran actor Kam...

2. Mohanlal


Image Mohan Lal is the Super Star of the Malayalam film industry. He is the Son in Law of a famous producer cum veteran actor Balaji. Mohan Lal is married to Suchithra, the elder daughter of Balaji. Mohan Lal was born in the year 1960 in Elanthoor in Kerala. He is very popular for his natural acting and simplicity. The first movie, he committed was Thiranottam, but the first to release was Manjil Virinja Pookal. This movie had Poornima Jayaram as his pair and that is the debut movie in Malayalam for her too. Rajavinte Makan was the movie that made him to reach super heights. Mohan Lal is not choosey in particular character; but he acts in all types of film that give him a good performance scope. Till now he did not show him as...

3. Dileep


Image Dileep was born in Kerala as Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai in the year 1968. His career started as an assistant director to Kamal. He was named as Dileep through the character he performed in his debut movie. His debut movie as a hero was in the year 1994 through Manathe Kottaaram as Dileep. Sallapam and Punjabi House made him get popularity among the Malayalam audience. Before his film entry, Dileep was a mimicry artist. He worked in Kalabhavan too. While assisting Kamal in his films, Dileep showed off his face in some films too. His natural acting skill paved him a way to reach good heights in the Malayalam cinema. One of his best movies is Kunjikoonan, in which he acted as a hunchbacked man. He got the spe...

4. Prithviraj Sukumaran


Image Prithviraj Sukumaran is one among the bubbly actor of South India. This young charming man hailed from Kerala, the God’s own country. He was born in the year 1982 to Sukumaran and Mallika Sukumaran. Their family is entirely a cinema family, where his mother is an actress, his brother Indrajith Sukumaran and sister in law Poornima Indrajith are also actors. At a young age of 19, Prithviraj Sukumaran entered the Malayalam film industry as a charming hero. Nandhanam is his debut movie; the movies Stop Violence and Nakshathra Kannulla Rajakumaran Avannundoru Rajakumari got released before his debut movie. Prithvi is acting in various Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu movies and quenching his acting thirst. He entered Ta...

5. Dulquer Salmaan


Image Dulquer Salmaan is a popular Malayalam actor, who appears in Tamil films too. He is the son of the Malayalam Super Star Mammooty. Dulquer Salmaan is married to Amal Sufiya in the year 2011, before his film entry. Dulquer Salmaan has plans to act in Telugu films too, and discussions are going on. Dulquer wanted to make his debut through his friend’s film and hence rejected many opportunities. His debut was through the film Second Show by Srinath Rajendran in the year 2012. His second movie was Ustad hotel by Anwar Rasheed and the film was a hit. In the year 2013, he starred in ABCD American Born Confused Desi. This film revealed his singing talent too. Dulquer Salmaan sang a song Johnny Mone in this film ABCD. He en...

6. Nivin Pauly


Image Nivin Pauly is predominantly a Malayalam actor. Born on 11 October 1984, his debut film was Malarvaadi Art Club. The direction of this film was by Vineeth Sreenivasan and production by Dileep. Some of the other films of Nivin Pauly include Bangalore Days, Thattathin Marayathu, Premam, Oru Vadakkari Selfie etc..The films 1983 and Bangalore Days fetched him the Best Actor Award from Kerala State Film Award.    Nivin holds a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. He is happily wedded to Rinna Joy since 2010, and they are blessed with a boy. Befor...

7. Jagathy Sreekumar


Image Jagathy Sreekumar, a famous Indian film actor known for his comedy roles. His original name is Sreekumar Achary known by his screen name Jagathy. Sreekumar was born in 1951 in Jagathy, Trivandrum.His father was a drama artist, and he worked for all India radio. He did his schooling in Trivandrum and completed his graduation from Mar Ivanious College Trivandrum. He first started his career as a medical representative and due to his immense passion towards the film, he turned to the film industry and became an actor.   During his school and college days itself, he acted in dramas and play and became a theater artist. He started his film career in the movie Chattambi Kalyani directed by J Sasi...

8. Fahadh Faasil


Image Born in 1983, Fahadh Faasil is known for his works in Malayalam cinema. He is the son of renowned Malayalam director Fazil. He debuted in the Malayalam film industry during the year 2002 in his father’s film Kaiyethum Doorath. Unfortunately, his status as star kid didn’t help him and the film bombed at the box office. He was 18-year old then and the audience didn’t accept the image of a chocolate boy with a mustache.    Fahadh was not seen in films for around 7 years. But behold.. he indeed returned only to be accepted by the audience....

9. Jayaram


Image Born on December 10 1965, Jayaram’s main region of interest is the Malayalam film industry, though he had acted in some Tamil films too. Jayaram entered the Malayalam film industry with “Aparan” which was directed by Padma Rajan. They both worked together in two more films. Jayaram was known for his films Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal, Georgootty C/O Georgootty, Nagarangalil Chennu Raparkam and Thoovalsparsham.    During the 90s his films with Rajasenan turned to be commercially successful. The family ...

10. Jayasurya


Image Jayasurya is a versatile actor who hailed from Kerala. Born in Thrippunithura in 1978, this actor has done varieties of characters in Malayalam films. He has also acted in a few Tamil movies. His parents are Mani and Thankam. His wife is Sarita and this couple has a daughter and a son. Oomapenninu Uriyadapayyan is the debut movie of Jayasuriya. Swapna Koodu with Prithviraj, Meera Jasmine and Bhavana gave him a reputation. His movie Pulival Kalyanam also earned more fans for him. Kilukkam Kilukilukkam was the next version of Mohan Lal movie Kilukkam, and Jayasuriya’s performance was applauded well. Shakespeare M.A Malayalam and De Inkottu Nokkiyae, Bus Conductor, Arabikatha are some of his blockbuster movies. Sankar...

11. Kunchacko Boban


Image Kunchacko Boban is a handsome young guy who got introduced as a hero in the Malayalam movie, Aniyatthipraavu, in the year 1997. His first movie was the most populous director Fazil, and the film is a super hit, with Shalini, alongside. Before his debut as a hero, he has acted in Dhanya, as a child artist. He is loved by all his female fans for his cute smile and tiny expressions that boost his beauty. This charming guy is the grandson of the popular film producer Kunchacko. His grandpa’s studio is the first studio in Kerala. Kunchacko Boban’s father is also a person who is related to the film industry through acting and production. Anu and Mini are his siblings. Kunchacko Boban is married to Priya Ann fr...

12. Thilakan


Image Surendranatha Thilakan, more popularly known as Thilakan was one of Malayalam cinema’s most prominent actors. He was one of the few actors who was awarded a Padma Bhushan (India’s highest Civilian Award), and was affectionately called Perumthachan (Master Craftsman) of the Malayalam Cinema industry.   Born on the 15th of July, 1935 in Ayroor, Travancore, Kerala, he began his acting career as a thespian when he left intermediate college mid-way to pursue this career as a fulltime option in 1956. Having formed a troupe with a few friends, called the Mundakayam Nataka Samithy, he performed at various venues including the Kerala People’s Arts Club till 1966, followed by sessio...