February 05, 2023

Mohanlal (Actor) Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 21, 2021

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Short Biography

Mohanlal was born on 21-05-1960 in Elanthoor, Pathanamthitta in the state of Kerala, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Producer, Singer, Playback Singer, Businessperson & Theatre Actor who known for his work in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Kannada films.

Other Name: Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair, Lalettan, Laalu, Universal Superstar, The Complete Actor
Other Professions: Film Producer Singer Playback Singer Businessperson Theatre Actor
Appearance: Malayalam Tamil Telugu Bollywood Kannada

Mohanlal Complete Bio & Career

Mohanlal completed his school level education from the government school and obtained his graduation degree from Mahatma Gandhi College of Thiruvananthapuram. He joined theatre while in college and did acting at various stage shows during his college time.
Mohanlal made his cinematic debut with the Malayalam film Thiranottam in 1978. His film Manjil Virinja Pookkal in which he played the lead villain in the year 1980 became a huge hit at the box-office. From the late 1980s to early 1990s, Mohan Lal was at the peak of his career and gave hits after hits. He is arguably the biggest superstar of Malayalam film industry. 
In his illustrious acting career, he has acted in some 350 Malayalam films. After establishing himself as one of the biggest stars of Malayalam film industry this superstar from the south made his Bollywood film debut with the much acclaimed multi starrer film titled Company. For his performance, he won the Best Supporting Actor award. Though after Company he appeared in two more Hindi films and both of them failed at the box office. He has appeared in all South Indian language films and is arguably one of the biggest superstars of South Indian film industry.
Besides films, he has also done numerous commercials. He appeared with dream girl Hema Malini in the commercial of Malabar Gold. In addition to making his mark in the showbiz industry, he also owns few restaurants named Mohanlal's Tastebuds both in India and overseas and also manufactures spicy packaged products with the same name. 
He also owns a distribution company named Maxlab Cinemas and Entertainment Pvt Ltd and a film studio named Vismayas Max. 

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2001 Arts
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2019 Arts

In addition to winning Kerala State Awards six times, he has also been conferred with the Padma Shri Award in 2001 for his notable contribution to cinema. In 2019, he received the Padma Bhushan award.

Mohanlal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Vishwanathan Nair and Santhakumari Nair. He is married to Suchitra since 1988 and together the couple has two sons named Pranav and Vismaya Mohanlal.        

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Kochi
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Kochi, Kerala, India
School Mudavanmugal LP School, Thiruvananthapuram
Model School, Thiruvananthapuram
College Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvananthapuram
Qualification B.Com
Hobbies Travelling, Collecting artifacts and antiques
Marital Status Married
Debut Malayalam - Manjil Virinja Pookkal (1980)
Tamil - Iruvar (1997)
Telugu - Aaraam Thampuran (1987)
Bollywood - Company (2002)
Best Movies Kireedam (1989), Iruvar (1997), Company (2002), Drishyam (2013), and Janatha Garage (2016) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth $40 Million
Official Website http://www.thecompleteactor.com


Car Collections Pajero Sport, Mercedes-Benz and BMW 7 Series among others


Favorite Color Brown
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Sridevi Kapoor
Favorite Actor Kamal Haasan
Favorite Movie Unnaipol Oruvan (Tamil, 2009)
Favorite Place Dubai

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mohanlal

  • His actual name is Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair. His ardent fans refer him as 'Lalettan'.
  • Prior to coming to films, he was a professional wrestler and also won Kerala state wrestling championship in the year 1977.
  • He is also called 'The Complete Actor'.
  • He had 34 released in the year 1984 and out of them 25 were declared super hit at the box-office.
  • He is the only South Indian actor to receive IIFA award, for his performance in Bollywood film, Company.
  • He became the first actor in the history of the Indian film industry who has been given the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army of India.
  • He owns a flat in the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

Mohanlal Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

62 years, 8months, 15 days old age Mohanlal will turn 63 on 21 May, 2023. Only 3 months, 15 days, 19 hours,0 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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