Mohanlal is a renowned Malayalam actor who has also performed in Tamil and Indian regional films. With a prolific career spanning four decades, he has appeared in over 350 films and has received numerous awards, including five national film awards, nine Kerala State Film Awards and many other awards.
Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair
Mohan Lal, Lalettan, Lalu Lal, Bharat Mohanlal, Padma Shri Bharat Mohanlal, Padmashree Bharath Mohanlal, Mohanlal V., O.M.R, Complete Actor
Actor, Producer, Businessman
Anniversary / Date of birth
Mohanlal was born on May 21, 1960 in Elanthoor, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India.
He is currently 57 years old.
Sign of the sun
He attended the Thiruvananthapuram Model Government College, and then enrolled at Mahatma Gandhi College in Thiruvananthapuram, where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Indian / Asian
- Father – Viswanathan Nair (former bureaucrat)
- Mother – Santhakumari
- Brothers and sisters – Pyarelal (older brother) (died 2000)
- Relatives – K. Balaji (stepfather) (producer of the film) (deceased on May 2, 2009), Suresh Balaje (brother-in-law) (producer of the film), Sujatha Balaji (sister-in-law)
Suchitra Mohanlal (since 1988) – Mohanalal married Suchitra on April 28, 1999 and they have two children – a son named Pranav Mohanlal and a girl named Vismaya Mohanlal.
- In feet – 5 feet 7.75 inches
- In centimeters – 172 cm
- In meters – 1.72 m
- In kilograms – 80 kg
- In pounds – 176 lbs
His body statistics are unknown.
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As an actor
Mohanlal played for the first time in the 1980 Malayalam romantic film Manjil Virinja Pookkal in the role of Narendran. He made his Tamil debut with the movie Iruvar in 1997 as one of the leading roles alongside Raj Prakash. He landed a first lead role in Hindi in 2002 with the film company. In 2016, he made his telugu debut with the movie Manamantha.
As a producer
In 1984, he co-produced with Casino Films his first film Adiyozhukkukal.
As a singer
Mohanlal translated for the first time his voice in 1985 with the song "Sindooramegham Shringaarakaavyam" in the film Onnanam Kunnil Oradi Kunnil, composed by Raghu Kumar. Thakilu Pukilu (2001), Ithaloornnu Veena (2005) and Attumanal Payayil (2012) are some of his most charismatic songs.
In 2017, he co-hosted a talk show entitled Lal Salam with Meera Nandan.
Mohanlal has endorsed many brands and products, including Tata Sky, BPL, KLF Coconad Coconut Oil, Manappuram Finance Ltd. Half Marathon, Hotstar and many others.
Mohanlal net worth
His net worth is estimated at 42 million US dollars in 2017. He charges 3 to 5 crores of rupees per film and a sponsorship fee of 50 lakhs, making him the highest paid actor of the year. Malayalam film industry. He owns several companies related to the production and distribution of films, catering and packaged spices, among others. It has its own film distribution company, Maxlab Cinemas and Entertainments, and also owns Vismayas Max, a Trivandrum-based pre- and post-production studio and an artist dubbing college at the KINFRA film and video park. in Trivandrum. He has his own production company called Pranavam Arts International.
He launched his chain of restaurants in India and Dubai, called Mohanlal's Tastebuds. In 2006, he opened a seafood restaurant called The Harbor Market in Bangalore and a hotel named Travancore Court in Ernakulam. Uniroyal Marine Exports Limited – a seafood export company based in Kozhikode. He is a co-founder, associate, and president of the Jose Thomas Performing Arts Center (JTPac) of Thrippunithura, in the state of Kochi, a center for performing arts and music established in 2009.
Social media profiles
Mohanlal has been described in Indian media as one of the most versatile actors and has been commended for his natural acting style.
He is an amateur wrestler and martial artist who won the title of Kerala State Wrestling Champion in 1978 before embarking on film.
He received a secret training from the magician Gopinath Muthukad to become an escape artist for 18 months.
He co-founded a band with musician Ratheesh Vegha called Lalisom – The Lal Effect in the past.
Mohanlal obtained the rank of lieutenant-colonel in the Indian Territorial Army and became the only Indian actor to receive this honor.
In 2000, he received the Teressa Charity Award from the mother, making him the first actor in South India to be honored.
In 2001, the Indian government awarded him the Padma Shri, the country's fourth civil honor for his contribution to the arts.
In 2010, he received an honorary doctorate in Letters from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit.
In 2012, he received the honorary Taekwondo Black Belt Award in Kukkiwon, South Korea. He is the first South Indian actor to be honored with the title.