No actor would miss the chance to work with Adoor Gopalakrishnan. Even a small role in his film would be treasured by the actors of the Indian film industry.
The director has worked with a good number of mainstream heroes, the latest one being Dileep. Here, we list the mainstream heroes of Malayalam cinema, who have acted in Adoor Gopalakrishnan films.
Read below to know more about the actors..
In fact, Adoor Gopalakrishnan's debut feature film Swayamvaram(1972), had one of the most bankable heroes of those times, as the lead actor. Madhu, who was at the peak of his career at that time, did the lead role in the film, Swayamvaram.
Bharath Gopi established himself as an actor with the film Kodiyettam, directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan. The actor won the National Award for the Best Actor for his performance in the film.
Mammootty has acted in three films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan, so far. He did a small role in director's film Anantharam. Later, he featured in the lead roles in the film Mathilukal and Vidheyan, and both the films fetched him National Awards for the Best Actor.
Actor Mukesh, has acted in one of Adoor Gopalakrishnan films. He appeared in a small role in the film Kathapurushan, which released in the year 1996. Mukesh, was a bankable solo lead hero back then.
Janapriyanayakan Dileep recently, got the chance to work with Adoor Gopalakrishnan, in the film Pinneyum. He played a character named Purushothaman Nair in and he received good responses for his performance in the film.
Adoor Gopalakrishnan's recent film Pinneyum, has Dileep and Kavya Madhavan in the lead roles. The film, which released on August 18, 2016 opened to a decent response.
Not many mainstream heroes have got the chance to work with Adoor Gopalakrishnan. The director is so careful about choosing his actors. He has always made it a point to pick only those actors who fit in to that particular role perfectly.
Mammootty is one such mainstream actor, who has acted in maximum number of films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan. He has acted in three films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan, so far.
The biggest surprise is in the fact that the director hasn't worked with Mohanlal yet. We hope that the combination would come together soon, to gift us a film to treasure.