Mammootty is an Indian film actor and producer best known for his work in Malayalam cinema. In a career spanning over three decades, he has acted in over 350 films.Mammootty was a lawyer by profession. After establishing himself as a lead actor in the 1980s, he got his major breakthrough with the commercial success of the 1987 film New Delhi. He has won 3 National Film Awards for Best Actor, 7 Kerala State Film Awards, and 13 Filmfare Awards South. In 1998, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India for his contributions towards the arts. He has also received honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Kerala in January 2010 and from the University of Calicut in December 2010.Click for Video
Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair , better known as Mohanlal, is an Indian actor, producer and occasional singer best known for his work in Malayalam films.Mohanlal made his acting debut in Thiranottam (1978) at age 18, but the film got released only after 25 years due to censorship issues. His first film to be released was Manjil Virinja Pookkal (1980), a romance film in which he played the antagonist.He established himself as a lead actor from early 1980s. The 1986 crime drama Rajavinte Makan was significant in labeling him a dominant actor in Malayalam cinema.In a career spanning over three decades, Mohanlal has acted in over 300 Malayalam films and a few films in other languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada.Of these, his notable roles were in the 1997 political drama Iruvar, directed by Mani Ratnam, crime drama Company (2002) by Ram Gopal Varma, and action film Janatha Garage (2016) of Koratala Siva.He is also a film producer, and owns the production company Pranavam Arts International.Click for Video
Renji Panicker is an Indian journalist, script writer, producer, actor, and director best known for his Malayalam films. He made his debut as a director with Bharatchandran IPS in 2005.A firebrand script-writer and director of Malayalam cinema, Renji Panicker, popularly known as Renji began his career as a journalist. Renji scripted several commercially successful films for Shaji Kailas. It was the Renji Panicker-Shaji Kailas team that turned actor Suresh Gopi into a bankable lead actor during the early-1990s. He's also popular for his collaboration with director Joshiy. He later switched over as a film director and has directed two films.Renji has acted in several cameo roles for his own films. However, he gained popularity as an actor for his full-length role in the film Ohm Shanthi Oshaana (2014). He has gone on to act in other successful films, including Njaan (2014), Munnariyippu (2014), Aadu (2015), Premam (2015), Loham (2015), and Jacobinte Swargarajyam (2016).Click for Video
Sweety Shetty, better known by her stage name Anushka Shetty, is an Indian actress and model who works predominantly in Telugu and Tamil films.She made her acting debut through the 2005 Telugu film Super. She went on to star in a number of Telugu films such as Vikramarkudu (2006), Arundhati (2009), Vedam (2010), Rudramadevi (2015) and Baahubali. She received critical acclaim for her portrayal of the title character in Arundhati (2009), as Saroja in Vedam (2010), and as Queen Rudramadevi which fetched her three Filmfare, one Nandi and three CineMAA Awards. In the 2010s, Anushka also achieved success in Tamil cinema with the action films Singam (2010), its sequel Singam II (2013) and Yennai Arindhaal (2015). All three of them were big commercial successes, while her performances in Vaanam (2011), Deiva Thirumagal (2011) and Inji Iduppazhagi (2015) won her critical praise.