Malayalam films have given some memorable 'achayan' characters to the audiences. If we are to pick one such actor, who could do such roles with ease, then Mammootty would be the definite choice, without any doubts.
The actor is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film Thoppil Joppan. Mammootty would once again seen as an 'achayan' by playing the title role in the film.
Mammootty has done a good number of 'achayan' characters in films, in his career so far. Here, we list some of the memorable 'achayan' roles portrayed by the actor so far. Take a look.
Kunjachan In Kottayam Kunjachan
Kottayam Kunjachan, is by far, one of the best 'achayan' characters portrayed by Mammootty so far. The character Kunjachan was widely appreciated by the audiences and the film went on to become a mega success.
Kuttappaayi In Sangham
Kuttapaayi in the film Sangham was one of the first 'achayan' characters portrayed by Mammootty onscreen. Mammootty essayed the role with ease and did give a dynamic performance in the film
Johny In Johnywalker
Johny from the film Johnywalker was quite a different character from the rest in this list. Unlike others in the list, Johny was a stylish 'achayan' character. And needless to say, Mammootty was in top form as Johny.
Chandy In Oru Maravathoor Kanavu
Nobody would forget the character Chandy from the film Oru Maravathoor Kanavu. This again was an 'achayan' character with a difference. Mammootty made the character unique with his performance.
David John Kottarathil In Nasrani
After a brief break, it was in the film Nasrani directed by Joshiy that Mammootty appeared in the role of an 'achayan'. Much was expected from the film, but it failed to deliver the goods. But, it has to be said that Mammootty impressed all with his portrayal of David John Kottarathil.
Joy In Praise The Lord
Well, the film might have had a miserable run at the box office but still, we can't stop talking about the character played by Mammootty in the film. The actor played the role of a rich planter named Joy, who is a lazy guy.
The teaser of Thoppil Joppan was released last night and it has opened to a grand reception. Going by the teaser, it seems like Mammootty has once again nailed in with his performance in the film.
Johny Antony has called the shots for Thoppil Joppan and Nishad Koya of Ordinary and Madhuranaranga fame has penned the script for the film.
Thoppil Joppan is expected to hit the theatres on October 7. The film also features actors like Mamtha Mohandas, Andrea Jeremiah, Renji Panikker, Salimkumar, Alencier Ley etc. in prominent roles.