As Mammootty turns 67, a look at the Malayalam superstar's most iconic films

FP Staff

Sep,07 2018 19:48 47 IST

1/5 Vidheyan, based on Malayalam writer Zacharia's Bhaskara Pattelarum Ente Jeevithavum, explored the master-slave dialectic, where Mammootty played the role of a tyranical landlord Bhaskara Pattelar. Twitter

Vidheyan, based on Malayalam writer Zacharia's Bhaskara Pattelarum Ente Jeevithavum, explored the master-slave dialectic, where Mammootty played the role of a tyranical landlord Bhaskara Pattelar. Twitter

2/5 Mammootty's portrayal of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer in 1990 film Mathilukal won the actor the National Award. Facebook

Mammootty's portrayal of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer in 1990 film Mathilukal won the actor the National Award. Facebook

3/5 Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha, based on a legend in the history of Chekavar warriors, won four National Awards, including one on Best actor, bagged by Mammootty in 1989. YouTube

Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha, based on a legend in the history of Chekavar warriors, won four National Awards, including one on Best actor, bagged by Mammootty in 1989. YouTube

4/5 Ponthan Mada, released in 1994, saw Naseeruddin Shah amd Mammootty come together where the former played a colonial landlord Sheema Thampuran and the latter, the so-called low-caste Ponthan Mada

Ponthan Mada, released in 1994, saw Naseeruddin Shah amd Mammootty come together where the former played a colonial landlord Sheema Thampuran and the latter, the so-called low-caste Ponthan Mada

5/5 Jabbar Patel's Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar featured Mammootty as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, a role that won the actor the National Film Award for Best Actor for 2000. Twitter

Jabbar Patel's Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar featured Mammootty as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, a role that won the actor the National Film Award for Best Actor for 2000. Twitter