Mammootty, the acclaimed actor, has once again been honored with the State Film Award for his outstanding performance in the film “Ma Layalam.” It seems that 2021 was indeed Mammootty’s era, given his remarkable contributions to the cinema. The talented actor earned this prestigious award by delivering exceptional performances in films like “Nanpakal Nerathu mayakam ” and “Rorsharch.”His journey of success began in 1981 when he won his first State Film Award for his role in “Ahimsa.” Three years later, in 1984, he secured his first Best Actor Award at the state level for his performance in “Adi Ozhukukli.” Mammootty’s acting prowess was further recognized in 1985 when he received the Special Jury Award for his roles in “Yatra” and “Nirakootty.”
In 1993, he once again proved his brilliance on screen with stellar performances in “Vidheyan,” “Ponthan Maada,” and “Vatsalyam,” reestablishing himself as one of the top actors in the industry. His exceptional acting skills were further acknowledged when he won the Best Actor Award for “Gazhta” in 2004 and “Paleri Manikyam” in 2009. Mammootty’s talent extends beyond the state level, as he has also received the prestigious National Film Award for Best Actor. In 1989, he was recognized for his roles in “Mathalim” and “Oru Vadkan Veeragatha.” Then, in 1993, he once again impressed the nation with his performances in “Ponthan Mada” and “Vidheyan.” In 1998, Mammootty’s excellence in acting was acknowledged with the National Award for Best Actor for his English film “Babasaheb Ambedkar.”
Throughout his illustrious career, Mammootty has consistently displayed his versatility and dedication to his craft, leaving an indelible mark on the world of cinema. His talent and contributions have undoubtedly made him one of the most celebrated actors in the film industry.