Mammootty, the megastar of Mollywood is one of those actors who has witnessed some real highs and lows in his career. There were times when the entire film industry concluded that Mammootty's career was finished.
But, the megastar made a fantastic comeback from the lows every single time and still continues to rule the industry. The three-time National award winner is undoubtedly one of the finest actors Indian cinema has ever had.
Here we present the 10 Mammootty movies which completed 200 days at the theatres....
The movie, which is directed by Joshiy, is considered as one of the classic revenge thrillers of Malayalam movie industry. Nirakkoottu ran over 200 days in all releasing centres and emerged as the biggest hit of the year.
The movie, which was directed by Balu Mahendra, was a huge critical and commercial success. Yathra ran for more than 200 days in almost all the releasing centres.
Aavanazhi, the police story which is directed by IV Sasi, was the highest grosser of the year 1896. The movie, which had Mammootty in the role Inspector Balram, completed 200 days at the theatres.
New Delhi (1987)
The Joshiy-directed movie, which had Mammootty in the role of G Krishnamurthy, a revenge-driven journalist, still remains as one of the biggest hits of his career. The movie ran for over 200 days in the theatres.
Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)
The epic drama, which starred Mammootty in the iconic role Chathiyan Chanthu, was a tremendous box office success and ran for more than 200 days at the theatres. It was listed as the third greatest Indian film of all time, in the poll conducted by IBN Live in 2013.
The gangster movie, which was directed by Jomon was one of the biggest hits of 1990. The movie, in which Mammootty played the central character Alexander, went on to complete 200 days at the theatres.
It will be surely unfair if we failed to mention Thalapathi in this list. The Mani Ratnam movie had Mammootty in the role Devaraj, the character adapted from the epic character Duryodhana. The movie emerged as a major commercial success and ran for over 200 days at the theatres.
The King (1995)
The Shaji Kailas-Renji Panicker duo's political thriller, which had Mammootty in the role of Joseph Alex IAS, still remains as one of the most celebrated movies in the actor's career. It is one of the Mammootty films, which completed 200 days at the theatres.
The family entertainer directed by Siddique, which had Mammootty playing the role of a doting elder brother, went on to become the highest grosser of 1996. The movie also completed 200 days at the theatres.
Sethurama Iyer CBI (2004)
The K Madhu movie, which was the third instalment of the CBI Series, is one of the most popular crime thrillers of Malayalam cinema. It ran for more than 200 days at the theatres and emerged as the biggest hit of the year.
Mammootty also has 12 Filmfare Awards and 7 Kerala state film awards (which include 5 Best Actor trophies, 1 Second Best Actor trophy, and a special jury award), into his credit.
In 1998, Mammootty was honoured with the fourth highest civilian award of the country, Padma Shri for his contribution to the Indian film industry. He has also received an honorary doctorate from University Of Calicut and University Of Kerala, in 2010.
Mammootty is one of those actors who made a place in the industry without any godfathers. The megastar is undoubtedly a huge inspiration for every youngster who dreams of cinema.