Kerala is celebrating the birthday of one of its legends, genius actor Mohanlal. The versatile actor, who is well known across the country as one of the finest talents ever in Indian movie history, turns 60 today.
Mohanlal made a mark in movies with Manjil Virinja Pookkal, that came out in 1980. In the romantic saga, he played the villain. There was no looking back, ever since, as he slowly became accepted as a fabulous actor, who can handle characters of any shades.
Mohanlal has so many brilliant performances to his credit in Malayalam over the years. He has also made his mark in other languages with well appreciated movies like Iruvar, Company and Janatha Garage.
He has won five National awards, two as best actor, a special jury mention, a special jury award for acting and one as a producer. He has been honoured with Padma Bhushan in 2019. He has also been honoured as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army.
On his 60th birthday, Mohanlal has announced the sequel to one of his biggest hits, Drishyam. He has also announced his directorial debut, Barroz, which is expected to start rolling in the coming months.
For Mohanlal, this is just the beginning. Movie lovers are waiting for more magic on screen in the coming years from the ‘Complete Actor’, as he is popularly known.