Happy Birthday Mammootty: 10 lesser known facts about the superstar of Indian Cinema

Today, as Mammootty turns a year older, we take a closer look at his life. Here's are some interesting facts about the ageless superstar of cinema.

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Happy Birthday Mammootty: 10 lesser known facts about the superstar of Indian Cinema

Malayalam superstar Mammootty needs no introduction at all. He is one of the talented and biggest stars of the Southern Film Industry. He is fondly named as Mammookka, Ikka, Big M, and the ageless superstar. In a career span of four decades, the legendary actor has won millions of hearts with his stylish personality, gripping performances, and versatility as a performer. He has won several accolades and proved that he is the pride of Malayalam cinema.

Mammootty celebrates his 67th birthday today, on September 7. He has a strong fan base all over in South and fans make sure to celebrate his birthday in a huge way. Three-time National award winner, fans are crazy about him. Today, as the megastar turns a year older, we take a closer look at his life. Here’s are some interesting facts about the ageless superstar of cinema:-

He is known as Mammootty but his full name is Muhammad Kutty Paniparambil Ismail.

He made his acting debut with the film Anubhavangal Paalichakal in 1971. However, he got success only a decade after with the commercial success of the 1987 film New Delhi.

Mammootty has acted in over 390 films. He holds the second record for winning maximum National Film Awards, along with Kamal Hassan. He has bagged 3 National awards, 7 Kerala state awards and 13 Filmfare awards.

4. He is the only actor who has done films in six different languages. He has acted in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, English and Kannada films.

Everyone is crushing big time on Dulquer Salmaan since his Bollywood debut with Karwaan but not many know that he is a son of Mammootty.

He is quite obsessed with the number 369. He has cars with the same number and a lot of things with the same. Seems to be his lucky number.

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The superstar was addicted to cigarettes in his youth but he gradually quit for his family.

Mammootty has set a record of doing the maximum films in a year during the early 1980s. In 1982, Mammootty acted in 24 films. From 1983 to 1986 he acted in more than 35 films.

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He is known for charitable works and is also the brand ambassador of Street India Movement,

Mammootty has acted in nine films with double roles.

Here’s wishing Mammootty a very happy birthday!

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