It takes years of hardwork and dedication to get established in the film industry. Especially, for an actor to make a mark with a film, the luck factor is pretty decisive.
Most of our superstars have had one or the other films in their careers, which gave them the much needed breakthrough. Certain movies have helped revive an actor's career whereas some movies have helped in breaking a stereotype.
Here we list some of the movies, which gave our stars the big break. Take a look.
Mammootty - New Delhi
New Delhi came at a time when Mammootty, the actor was written-off. Back-to-back failures did affect his film career badly. But, with New Delhi, he re-established his star status and he became the megastar of Mollywood.
Mohanlal - Rajavinte Makan
Mohanlal was 26 years old when he acted in Rajavinte Makan, which released in 1986. And the film gave a big breakthrough to his career. It was this particular film that earned him the tag of a superstar.
Suresh Gopi - Ekalavyan
Ekalavyan was a big breakthrough in the career of Suresh Gopi. It was his first super hit film as an action hero. He went on to maintain the momentum with the films Mafia and Commissioner, which earned him the tag of a superstar.
Dileep - Joker
Well, there might be arguments regarding this selection. It was the film Meesamadhavan, which earned Dileep the tag of a superstar but much before that, the film Joker started off Dileep's golden run at the box office.
Nivin Pauly - Thattathin Marayathu
Thattathin Marayathu gave Nivin Pauly the much need image makeover. Nobody would have thought that the guy who debuted with Malarvadi Arts Club, would fit in to this role. He proved his mettle with the performance and rest is history.
Prithviraj - Ayalum Njanum Thammil
Well, the film Ayalaum Njanum Thammil was a decisive one for Prithviraj. The film proved how sensible the actor is. In fact, his performance in the film brought an end to continuous trolls that the actor was receiving back then.
In an industry like Mollywood, good looks are not solely enough to survive. Acting capabilities are equally measured by today's audiences. Talent mixed with luck have proven to be the right ingredient for success.
Malayalam films listed above have had a positive influence in the careers of the actors in concern. More or less, the above films brought the luck factor and thus helped them to establish themselves in the industry.