Mammootty (Muhammadkutty Ismail Panaparambil), born on 7 September 1951 is undoubtedly one of the most loved and respected actors in Malayalam cinema. He along with superstar Mohanlal has ruled the hearts of Malayali cinema goers for more than three decades.
You think you are a die-hard fan of Mammootty? Well, then you must know this....
1) Mammootty, who has acted in more than 360 films is also known to have appeared in the highest number of dual roles (nine) in Malayalam films.
2) Mammooka has been awarded the National Film Award for Best Actor three times, a record he shares with Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Hassan.
3) Vanitha magazine rated Mammootty as the actor with the highest sex appeal in Kerala, following a survey among its readers.
4) Mammootty is Chairman of Malayalam Communications, run by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) controlled Malayalam TV channels - Kairali TV, People TV and WE TV.
5) Mammooka's father Ismail was a farmer and his mother Fatima was a homemaker.
6) Mammootty did his Pre-University course (pre-degree) at Maharajas College, Kochi, and then graduated with a LLB (Bachelor of Laws) from Ernakulam Government Law College.
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