Mammootty and Mohanlal, the two biggest superstars of Mollywood have shared the screen space in more than 50 films. The contemporaries are among the best onscreen combos of Mollywood, that we have seen.
Both Mammootty and Mohanlal are among the best of friends in the industry. In fact, both the actors also hold a brotherly affection for each other.
In the films that they have shared the screen space, both have appeared as friends, enemies, competitors and in wide variety of roles. In fact, there have been movies in which Mohanlal and Mammootty appeared in guest roles in each other's movies.
Interestingly, they have also appeared as onscreen brothers in films. Yes, the number of films, in which they have appeared so are comparatively lesser, but most of them are worth remembering.
Here, we take you through the movies of Mammootty and Mohanlal, in which they appeared as onscreen brothers and brother-in-laws.
Lakshmana Rekha (1984)
This film, directed by I V Sasi was released in the year 1984. Mammootty and Mohanlal appeared as brothers in this film, which had a very bold theme. The story of the movie revolved around two brothers, who are in love with the same girl (Seema). It came in at a time when both these actors were the emerging stars of Mollywood.
Here is another popular film from the 1980's which had both these actors in the lead roles. The film, directed by I V Sasi is well-known for the brilliant chemistry of its lead actors. Interestingly, the film had both the actors as step-brothers, who are so close to each other. Later, both the brothers turn foes under certain circumstances.
Apart from these movies, there were certain other films in which Mammootty and Mohanlal have appeared as brother-in-laws. Take a look at those movies, as well..
Aviduthepole Ivideyum (1985)
This is one of the best movies of Mammootty-Mohanlal combo. Both the actors appear as thick friends, who go on to marry their each other's sisters. The film, directed by K S Sethumadhavan takes you through some of the interesting happenings in their family life.
Kandu Kandarinju (1985)
The film, released in the year 1985, was a multi-starrer and it featured Mammootty and Mohanlal in equally important roles. The family drama, which was much in the lines of Malayalam movies of 1980's had both the actors in the roles of brother-in-laws who are at loggerheads due to misunderstandings.
Poomukhapadiyil Ninneyum Kaathu (1986)
The film, directed by Bhadran, did feature Mammootty in the lead role. He appeared as Dr. Issac, the father of a teenage girl. In this movie, Mohanlal did make a special appearance, as Issac's brother-in-law, which is a character with slight negative shades.
Interestingly, Mammootty and Mohanlal have even appeared as father and son respectively in a film. Yes, we are talking about the film Padayottam, which released in the year 1982. In the movie Mammootty played a character named Kamaran whereas Mohanlal appeared as his son named Kannan.