The actor was selected as the third greatest actor of all times
in Indian cinema, in the survey conducted by CNN-IBN during the
100th year celebrations of Indian cinema.
Check out the Top 10 Mohanlal movies, which completed
200 days at the releasing centres...
Mohanlal first appeared on silver screen in Fazil's Manjil
Virinja Pookal, in which he played the antagonist, Narendran.
But his acting debut was with Thiranottam, which was
directed by his friend Ashok Kumar.
He slowly changed his track into protagonist roles after a
series of antagonist and supporting roles, with the lead role in
Poochakkoru Mookkuthi, directed by his best pal, the
veteran film-maker Priyadarshan.
Mohanlal has acted in more than 340 movies in a career span of
36years. He has won 2 National Awards, 8 Filmfare Awards and 6
Kerala State Film Awards in the category Best Actor.
His most popular movies include Vanaprastham, Iruvar,
Thoovanathumbikal, Manichitrathazhu, Bharatham, Kireedam,
Devasuram, Kilukkam,, Aaram Thamburan, Dasharadham,
Thanmatra, Drishyam, etc.