Mohanlal primarily works in Malayalam cinema, but he has also appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, and Kannada films.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Mohanlal Viswanathan was born on May 21, 1960, in Elanthoor, Pathanamthitta region, Kerala. Mr. Vishwanathan Nair, a lawyer, and government employee, and Mrs. Santhakumari, a housewife, are his parents. After they moved to Mudavanmugal, Mohanlal went to his maternal home in Thiruvananthapuram.
He began his acting career at Thiruvananthapuram Model School. He was chosen as the best actor in the school for the stage play “Computer Boy,” directed by Veloor Krishnankutty, in which he played the role of a ninety-year-old man. He graduated from Mahatma Gandhi College in Thiruvananthapuram, where he formed a close friendship with a few other students who were also interested in and passionate about theater and feature films.
In recent years, he formed an association called Bharath Cine Group with these friends and began work on his first film, Thiranottam. From 1977 to 1978, he was Kerala’s wrestling champion.
Mohanlal’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Mohanlal was born on May 21, 1960, and will be 62 years old on July 6, 2022. His height is 1.8 m, and he weighs 82 kg.
Mohanlal’s Profession & Career
Pranav Mohanlal, an actor, singer, and guitarist, is one of them. He began with a small part in his father’s film Onnaman (2002). Vismaya Mohanlal, an assistant film director, and writer in the Malayalam film industry is the other child.
He named Kamal Haasan and Sridevi as his favorite actors and actresses. He also mentioned his favorite film, Unnaipol Oruvan (2009, Tamil). He enjoys collecting antiques and artifacts as a hobby.
Manjil Virinja Pookkal (1980), Company (2002), and Chandramukhi (2003) were his first three films (2005). He also appeared in a radio drama that aired on Akashwavi in 1987.
Thiraottam, Mohanlal’s first feature film, was released in 1978. However, he made his film debut in ‘Manjil Virinja Pookal,’ which was a box office success, playing the role of a sadist youngster.
This role gave him a new perspective on the antagonist. The rise of the Universal Star was depicted in this film. By 1983, he had appeared in over 25 Malayalam films. Mohanlal’s journey as a young talented actor began at this point.
In 1986, he won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in T.P. Balagopalan M.A. with Sathyan Anthikad. Soon after, in 1986, he starred in the box office smash Rajavinte Makan, launching his career.
With the film Thoovanathumbikal, he had a lot of success. He is also an artist, and in 1985, he recorded an interesting melody for the film Onanam Kunal. Mohanlal’s popularity among teenagers, older men, and moviegoers were extremely high during his time.
Achievements and Awards
Mohanlal was the world’s first fan relationship to be inscribed in the Guinness Book of World Records. In Sadayam, he received the award for best national film entertainer (1992). In 2002, he was named best supporting entertainer at the International Indian Film Academy Awards. He received a total of 143 honors. Not to mention, he received the Padma Bhushan in 2019 and the Padma Shri in 2001.
Mohanlal’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Mohanlal Viswanathan belongs to the Kshatriya caste. He is Viswanathan Nair’s and Santhakumari Nair’s youngest son. Pyarelal, his senior sibling, died during a tactical exercise in 2000. He married Suchitra Balaji in 1988, and the couple has two children.
Mohanlal’s Salary and Net Worth
Mohanlal’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million as of July 2022. He experienced rapid growth in 2019 and is now pursuing a successful career as a result. According to reports, he is currently charging around 2-3 crore INR per film.
|Celebrated Name||Lalettan, Laalu, Universal Star|
|Real Name||Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair|
|Age||62 years old|
|Birth Date||21 May 1960|
|Birth Place||Elanthoor, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India|
|Wife||Suchithra Balaji (m. 1988)|
|Children||Yes (Vismaya, Pranav)|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Singer|
|Salary||10-15 Crore INR/film|
|Net Worth||$50 million|