Top 10 Unknown and Interesting Facts about Mohanlal

Mohanlal is one of the finest actors of Malayalam Film Industry (Molly wood). He with his seamless acting and charming smile has robed the heart of millions of fans worldwide. Now let us have a look at some interesting facts about this legend.

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1) Mohanlal’s first Movie was not Manjil Virinja Pookkal


You think his first movie was ‘Manjil Virinja Pookkal ‘?  You got it wrong. His first movie was Thiranottam that he made with his friends Maniyan Pilla Raju, Suresh Kumar, Unni, Ravi Kumar and others. Nevertheless, it took 25 years for the movie to be released in theaters. The movie got released only at one theater in Kollam in 2005

2) Endorsed by Time Magazine


He is one among the few Indian actors endorsed by the TIME magazine .TIME quoted him as India’s answer to Marlon Brando.


  3) State Gusthi Champion


We love when Latettan ( that’s what Keralites call him fondly) performs breath taking stunt scenes in movies. Do you know that Mohanlal was actually the State Gusthi Champion in 1977-78? He also received a honorary black belt in the famous Martial art Taekwondo.


4)College days and enmity with Priyadarshan


We all know about his friendship with the famous director Priyadarshan. However, the little known fact is that they were arch-rivals during college days as they supported two different political parties.There’s also a rumor that the two were in hunt for a girl (remember triangle love stories in movies) during college period and they literally fighted in open for winning her heart!


5) First Award


Mohanlal has bagged more than 2 dozen popular awards during his career including 3 National awards but do you know which was his first award? . He got his first award when he was in 6th grade. He did the role of a ninety year old person in a stage play named The Computer boy .


6)Owns a flat in Burj Khalifa

He is one of the few Indians who owns a flat in Burj Khalifa . Besides that he has a villa in Arabian Ranches and a Scandinavian style house in Ooty.


7) Mohanlal is a fabulous singer


Besides an awesome actor he is also a fabulous singer and has sung more than 30 songs including the popular song “Aattumanal Paayayil”in the 2012 movie Run Baby Run


8)  Iruvar is not his first tamil movie

Did you think Mohanlal’s first tamil movie was Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar? You got it wrong pal. It was Gopura Vasalile directed by Priyadarshan. He did a special appearance in the movie.

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9) Mohanlal as Story writer

Other than being a fantastic actor and producer he has also tried his hand in story writing. He has written story for the movie Swapnamalika directed by K.A Devarajan. He has played leading role in the movie as well. The film is not yet released and has been delayed for unknown reasons.

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10) Rejected for Manjil Virinja Pookkal


During the 1980’s in response to an audition call by Navodaya, Mohanlal’s friends had sent his pictures to the studio. Although he was called for the audition he was rejected by the panel comprised of famous directors like Sibi Malayalil & Fazil. But somehow he was able to impress  Jijo Navodaya and got a chance to portray the antagonist in the movie ‘Manjil Virinja Pookkal

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Mohanlal Family Photos

Mohanlal and Family with Photos and Pictures

Well, this article is all about the family of one of the finest actors in India – Mohanlal. Mohanlal is one of the finest actors India has ever produced.  He is well known as a family man and he has got a beautiful wife named Suchitra and two kids. As kids, he has got a son and a daughter. Mohanlal’s son is Pranav and daughter is Vismaya. Pranav has already acted in a couple of movies as child artist and his debut movie was with father named “Onnaman”. Vismaya has never showed any intention to come to cinemas till date. His wife Suchitra is daughter to the famous movie producer Balaji. Now her borther is very active in movie production business and you might have heard his name; Suresh Balaji.

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Spouse:- Suchitra Mohanlal

Son:- Pranav Mohanlal

Daughter:- Vismaya Mohanlal

So here we share a set of family photos of Mohanlal with his wife and kids.

If you want to see more photos of Mohanlal with his family, you can see a lot of them published in his official website

Spirit Malayalam Movie Latest Photos

Spirit is the upcoming malayalam movie starring Mohanlal in the lead role . The film is directed by Ranjith . Its Mohanlal’s collaboration with Ranjith after five years. There lst film together was Rock n Roll which was not that success in box office . Kaniha is heroine in the film . Script writer Shankar Ramakrishnan is playing the role of villain in the film . . The film is now reay to hit the screens on June 14th .

Dulqar With Mohanlal

The latest buzz from mollywood is that mamootty’s son dulqar salman and mohanlal is goinn to share the space in screen.Dulqar is one actor who emergd into lime light with huge fan following even before the release of his 1st film second show,which became the first  hit this year.There were rumours that dulquar and mohanlal is goinn to unite in vyshaks film but even before that film is going to happen they are uniting in new movie directing by priyadarshan who is now busy with the release of new bollywood movie tezz. unconfirmd reports says that It wuld be a comedy film right from the start to end and dulqar will be playing as Mohanlal’s son.The movie would be produced by Seven arts international and starts commence its shooting from august and is set for a christmas release.both the stars is busy with there new projects.Mohanlal with his new release Grandmaster and run baby run.dulqar’s busy with promotion of usthad hotel releasn next month and his new movie titled june starts shooting the month of june.

Mohanlal – kamal haasan to unite again ?

Strong rumours adn speculations are swirling  across southern film industry as mohanlal and kamal Hassan would be united again in a new film titled Randamoozham directed by hariharan . It would be adaptation of M.T.Vasudevan Nair’s novel of the same name.if the rumours are true they would be uniting in the tamil version of the film as it is a multi language film and that would be second time after unnai pol oruvan. but the director has denied the rumors as the scripting is only through half the way and the casting has not yet started. Anyway there would be a star studded cast for the film as it is released in all of the major languages.

Run Baby Run Malayalam movie Shooting Started

Run baby run , Malayalam movie directed by veteran director Joshiy started its shooting near Ernakulam . The film will have Mohanlal ,playing the role of a camera man . Amala paul is casted opposite to Mohanlal . This is the first big project that Amala got in Malayalam . The film will be produced by Millan Jaleel under the banner of Galaxy films . The other casts includes biju menon , sidique , suresh Krishna sadiqque etc . R D Rajashekhar is the cinematographer in the film . this is his first project in Malayalam . The film is scripted by Sachi . Run Baby Run is expected to release on August.