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Kunchacko Boban Birthday Special: 5 Films That Best Explored His Acting Potential!

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Chackochan, as Kunchacko Boban is fondly called by Malayalam movie audiences, is celebrating his birthday today (November 2, 2016). He is one such actor of Mollywood, who always holds that young charm in him, even as the time passes by.

Over the years, Kunchacko Boban has grown as a powerful actor. There was a time when he was typecasted as a romantic hero. But, his acting abilities are beyond that and he has proved that through some of his films.

Here, we list 5 Malayalam films, which really explored the huge acting potential in him. Read on..


Sajan Joseph Alukka, the character posed a good challenge for the actor in Kunchacko Boban. In fact, the actor scored heavily with his performance, giving a rather matured performance as the lead character.

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The film, which released in the year 2004, went quite unnoticed during the time of its release. But, the film had a power-packed performance by Kunchacko Boban. In fact, it was one of the first films which explored the huge acting potential in him. The actor won a Kerala State Award for his performance in the film.

Elsamma Enna Aankutty

Well, this movie provided a huge break to Kunchacko Boban. This movie helped him to shed that chocolate boy image and proved that the actor has more abilities in him. Audiences loved his performance as Paalunni and all thanks to director Lal Jose, for exploring the actor in Kunchacko Boban.


Traffic, is yet another film, in which Kunchacko Boban played a very different role. He played one of the lead roles of the film and his character Dr Abel goes through different emotions as the film progresses. Kunchacko Boban carefully handled that role and displayed his acting excellence.

Elsamma Enna Aankutty

How Old Are You marked the comeback of Manju Warrier in to films after a brief break. But, the film also showcased the versatility of Kunchacko Boban. The actor nailed it as Rajeev, a self-centred husband, with a slight negative shade.

In fact, the actor did make a grand comeback after a brief break, with the film Gulumal, which also had Jayasurya in the lead role. The film, which was a laugh riot, did provide a big break to the actor.

Since then, the actor has been getting some versatile roles and he proved that he is more than just a chocolate boy. All the above listed films underline that fact.

Kunchacko Boban's previous film was Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho, which also marked the comeback of his home production banner, Udaya pictures. The film was praised by the critics.

The actor would be next seen in Mahesh Narayanan's first directorial venture. The actor would be seen playing the role of a male nurse in the film. The movie also features Fahadh Faasil, Parvathy and Asif Ali in important roles.

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