Muhammad Kutty Panaparambil Ismail, widely known by his screen name Mammootty’s 69th birthday rings in today. The veteran actor has been firmly sticking around for five decades in the film industry, giving stellar performances in several Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and English projects. Mammootty has been crowned with three National Film Awards, seven Kerala State Film Awards and thirteen Filmfare South Awards. He received the fourth-highest civilian award, Padma Shri, in 1998.
Mammootty last made his screen presence in Ajai Vasudev directorial venture Shylock, which released in January this year. His upcoming projects include political thriller One and mystery film The Priest.
Mammootty’s social media handles have been flooding with birthday wishes from fans and colleagues in the film industry.
Here’s a special wish from Mohanlal:
— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) September 7, 2020
Aju Varghese posted on Twitter, “Dear Mammukka, May almighty bless you with happiness, health & peace so you can continue to be the luminary that lights the path of lesser mortals such as myself and continue to entertain the masses with resplendent performances that we have become accustomed to. @mammukka”
Sarath Kumar tweeted, “#HappyBirthdayMammukka @mammukka Your unbeatable contribution in our industry for almost 5 decades is truly inspiring. Wishing you the best on your birthday #MegaStar. May the heaven’s choicest blessings be showered upon you on this special day.”