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Happy Birthday Mammootty: Personal Photos of the Malayalam Superstar You May Have Missed

Movies | | September 7, 2018, 2:30 am
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 During his nearly three-decade-long association with the Indian film industry, Mammootty has established himself as a force to be reckoned with courtesy his versatile performances and awe-inspiring personality. Today, on the superstar’s birthday, we take a closer look at his life. Mammootty was born in the Kottayam district of Kerala exactly 67 years ago. (Photo courtesy: FB)

During his nearly three-decade-long association with the Indian film industry, Mammootty has established himself as a force to be reckoned with courtesy his versatile performances and awe-inspiring personality. Today, on the superstar’s birthday, we take a closer look at his life. Mammootty was born in the Kottayam district of Kerala exactly 67 years ago. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 Born into a middle-class family, Mammootty studied at a reputed college in Ernakulam. After completing his education, ‘Mammooka’ entered the Malayalam film industry, playing a small role in the 1971 release ‘Anubhavangal Palikachakal’. His first film in a lead role ‘Mela’ was released in 1980. (Photo courtesy: FB)

Born into a middle-class family, Mammootty studied at a reputed college in Ernakulam. After completing his education, ‘Mammooka’ entered the Malayalam film industry, playing a small role in the 1971 release ‘Anubhavangal Palikachakal’. His first film in a lead role ‘Mela’ was released in 1980. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 In the years that followed, Mammootty found firm footing in the industry courtesy of critically acclaimed outings such as ‘Oru Vadakkan Veergatha’ and ‘Vidheyan’ to name just a few. (Photo courtesy: FB)

In the years that followed, Mammootty found firm footing in the industry courtesy of critically acclaimed outings such as ‘Oru Vadakkan Veergatha’ and ‘Vidheyan’ to name just a few. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 In 1979, Mammootty tied the knot with Sulfath. (Photo courtesy: FB)

In 1979, Mammootty tied the knot with Sulfath. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 Mammootty has a daughter named Surumi and a son named Dulquer Salmaan. (Photo courtesy: Youtube)

Mammootty has a daughter named Surumi and a son named Dulquer Salmaan. (Photo courtesy: Youtube)

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 Mammootty's son Dulquer is also an actor. His most noted films include

Mammootty's son Dulquer is also an actor. His most noted films include "Karwaan',  ‘OK Kanmani’ and ‘100 Days of Love’. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 Mammootty has over the years taken up a host of philanthropic activities. ‘Mammooka’ is a supporter of the Pain and Palliative Care Society which looks after cancer patients. (Photo courtesy: FB)

Mammootty has over the years taken up a host of philanthropic activities. ‘Mammooka’ is a supporter of the Pain and Palliative Care Society which looks after cancer patients. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 Mammootty is good friends with his professional rival Mohanlal. (Photo courtesy: FB)

Mammootty is good friends with his professional rival Mohanlal. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 A stalwart of Malayalam cinema, Mammootty has starred in some Tamil, Hindi and Telugu films as well. Moreover, he also essayed the lead role in an English film titled ‘Dadasaheb Ambedkar’. (Photo courtesy: FB)

A stalwart of Malayalam cinema, Mammootty has starred in some Tamil, Hindi and Telugu films as well. Moreover, he also essayed the lead role in an English film titled ‘Dadasaheb Ambedkar’. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 A powerhouse performer, Mammootty has won the National award on three occasions. (Photo courtesy: FB)

A powerhouse performer, Mammootty has won the National award on three occasions. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 In 2005, Mammootty alongside Dileep and Mohanlal accounted for 97 per cent of Malayalam cinema’s total box office revenue. (Photo courtesy: FB)

In 2005, Mammootty alongside Dileep and Mohanlal accounted for 97 per cent of Malayalam cinema’s total box office revenue. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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 Mammootty is seen with Kollywood actor Arya. (Photo courtesy: FB)

Mammootty is seen with Kollywood actor Arya. (Photo courtesy: FB)

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