Top 10 Famous Malayalam Actors

Top 10 Famous Malayalam Actors in 2020

10. Jayasurya

Born: August 31, 1978, Thrippunithura, India
Height: 1.73 m
Spouse: Saritha Jayasurya (married. 2004)
Awards: National Film Award – Special Jury Award

Top 10 Famous Malayalam Actors

Jayasurya is a very famous actor and director. The recent films wherein Jayasurya has performed are Thrissur Pooram, Puzhikkadakan, Vellam, Aposthalan, and Anveshanam. The latest film directed by Jayasurya is Jack & Daniel. Jayasurya was born on August 30, 1978. His father’s name is Mani and his mother’s name is Thanknam.

He started his career as a TV artist and afterward decided to turn to an actor in the film industry. His ‘live’ TV-telephone programs are widely known. He’s anchored dubbed movies, shows, and was a professional mimic actor. He received a degree in Commerce.

He has made so many films in Tamil and Malayalam. He was introduced to the Malayalam film industry through the film Oomapenninu Uriyaadapayyan, directed by Vinayan, which had been released in 2002. He started working with such talented actors as Mammootty, Kamal Haasan, Mohanlal, and so on. One amongst his ambitions for a lifetime is to be in singing.

He made a recording of his one of a devotional singing album at Kochi’s Vani Studio, which was produced by Goodluck Audios, named as ‘Krishnakavyam’. His net worth is around $5 Million (Approx.) He won 3 awards namely: National Awards for movie Lukka Chuppi 2015, National Awards for movie Su Su Sudhi Valmeekam 2015, and Filmfare Awards – Malayalam for Best supporting actor in Apothecary in 2015.

09. Dileep

Born: October 27, 1967, Kochi, India
Height: 1.63 m
Full name: Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai
Spouse: Manju Warrier (married. 1998–2015)

Dileep was born on October 27, 1968, in Aluva, India. Famous for his characters in over a hundred Indian movies in Malayalam-language, including Meesa Madhavan, Chanthupottu, Punjabi House, and Sallapam. In 2002 his role in Kunjikoonan won him the Kerala State Film Award. Co-starred with Kavya Madhavan in the comedy film named Meesa Madhavan in 2002, he also got the Best Actor Filmfare Award. After getting a degree from Maharajas College, he was given training as a mimic and also started working as an assistant director for such a well-known Malayalam film producer Kamal.

He married Malayalam movie star Manju Warrier usually lasts from 1998 to 2014 and as a result, they both had a daughter named Meenakshi. After that, In 2016 he married former film star Kavya Madhavan. The net worth of this famous actor is around $4 million approximately.

08. Kunchacko Boban

Born: November 2, 1976, Alappuzha, India
Height: 1.7 m
Spouse: Priya Ann Samuel (married. 2005)
Children: Izahaak Kunchacko

Kunchacko Boban was born on 2 November 1976 in India. He has worked in more than 50 Malayalam movies, including seniors, Traffic, Enna Aankutty, Dhosth, and Niram. He won the Special Jury Award of Kerala State Film for his play in the 2004 movie, Ee Snehatheerathu. He played the lead in the 2001 Malayalam movie, Dhosth, with actor Kavya Madhavan. He made his debut as director of the 1997 movie, Aniathipravu, directed by Fazil.

He belongs to the Maliampurakal family, who is praised for buying the very first movie studio in Kerala-Udaya. His favorite recipe is Karimeen (fried fish). Kamal’s Niram (co-starring Shalini) and Swapnakoodu, both of whom played major roles in Kunchacko, were a rage among teenagers and college students. Kunchacko Boban is the grandson of the well-known movie producer Kunchacko. Boban has been married to Priya Ann Samuel. He is in the list of famous Malayalam actors and his net worth is around $3-5 Million.

07. Tovino Thomas

Born: January 21, 1989, Irinjalakuda, India
Height: 1.77 m
Spouse: Lidiya Tovino (married. 2014)
Children: Izza Tovino
Education: Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Irinjalakuda, Tamilnadu College Of Engineering

Tovino Thomas was born on January 21, 1989, in Kerala, India. An actor very popular for his work in the movie industry of India is Malayalam. With his work in the 2017 film Oru Mexican Aparatha, he emerged as the premiere of Malayalam’s leading man. He previously appeared the well-known Indian actor Mohanlal in the movie Koothara in 2014.

He started his career in enjoyment as an advertisement model for a variety of high-class brands. In 2012, he made his first appearance in Malayalam movie in Prabhuvinte Makkal. He won many awards like the Asianet Film Award for Performer of the Year 2018, 2019, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – South 2018, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Malayalam 2016 and many more. While talking about net worth it is $3 million.

06. Nivin Pauly

Born: October 11, 1984, Aluva, India
Height: 1.75 m
Spouse: Rinna Joy (married. 2010)

Nivin Pauly was born on 11 October 1984 in Aluva, India. Best remembered for his character in the famous Indian Malayalam movie Thattathin Marayathu, he also appeared in films like Neram and 5 Sundarikal. He started working on many movie projects with friend Malayalam actor Dileep (Indian actress Manju Warrier ‘s husband).

He received his graduation degree in B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Federal Institute of Science and Technology in Kochi India in 2006. He is married to Rinna Joy and they have 2 children. Their daughter’s name is Rose Treesa and his son’s name is Daveed Pauly. The net worth of Nivin Pauly is $5 million.

05. Fahadh Faasil

Born: August 8, 1982, Kochi, India
Height: 1.69 m
Spouse: Nazriya Nazim (married. 2014)
Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Malayalam

Fahadh Faasil is an Indian movie actor recognized for his work in the Malayalam cinema. Fahadh started his career in his father Fazil’s Kaiyethum Doorath (2002), which turned out to be quite a marketing disaster in the box office Kerala. He was truly facing the camera for the very first time as a young actor in the film Papayude Swantham Appose which was directed by his father Fazil.

After a six-year medical leave, Fahadh came back to the movie theater with the anthology movie Kerala Cafe (2009). He has made an impression on himself with great performances in Artist and North 24 Kaatham (2013), Diamond Necklace (2012), 22 Female Kottayam and Chaappa Kurishu (2011).

He got the Kerala State Film Awards 2 times: the Best Actor Award for his roles in Artist and North 24 in Kaatham, and the Second Best Actor Award for his play in Akam. His net worth is $2 million.

04. Prithviraj Sukumaran

Born: October 16, 1982, Thiruvananthapuram, India
Height: 1.81 m
Spouse: Supriya Menon (married. 2011)
Education: University of Tasmania, Sainik School Kazhakootam

Prithviraj Sukumaran is a famous South Indian filmmaker who works primarily in Malayalam films. Besides acting, he is also a producer. He has got two Kerala State Film Awards for Best Actor, one National Film Award (as producer), and one Tamil Nadu State Award.

His movie credits include Lucifer, Kaaviya Thalaivan, Indian Rupee, Celluloid, Ayalum Njanum Thammil, Vaasthavam, Classmates, and Nandanam.  He was born on October 16, 1982, in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. His zodiac is Libra. He is Actor, Film Producer, and Playback Singer by profession. The net worth of Prithviraj Sukumaran is $6 million.

03. Dulquer Salmaan

Born: July 28, 1986, Kochi, India
Height: 1.78 m
Spouse: Amal Sufiya (married. 2011)
Albums: Mirapakaay, Dear Comrade

Dulquer Salmaan was born on 28 July 1986 in Kochi, India. An Indian-born star who has become one of the most famous stars in the Malayalam cinema. His dad, Mammoty, is also a celebrity. He had studied film in Malaysia before graduating from Purdue University.

His debuts are Karwaan (Bollywood) in 2018, Vaayai Moodi Pesavum (Tamil) in 2014, and Second Show (Malayalam) in 2012. He is in the list of famous Malayalam actors of 2020. His net worth is $4.5 million.

02. Mohanlal

Born: May 21, 1960, Elanthoor, India
Spouse: Suchitra Mohanlal (married. 1988)
TV shows: Bigg Boss, Lal Salam

Mohanlal is a producer, a movie actor, and a singer. He was born on May 21, 1960, in Elanthoor Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India Vishwanathan Nair, a lawyer and consequently Secretary of Law of the Government of Kerala, and Shanthakumari, a housewife.

He was raised in Trivandrum at his mother’s home. He started attending the Mudavanmukal LP School and then registered in the Model School in Trivandrum. He did attend Mahatma Gandhi College in Trivandrum for his bachelor’s. Afterward, he was married to Suchitra.

Mohanlal’s first movie was Thiranottam in 1978. The character of the villain in Manjil Virinja Pookkal brought him a major advance in 1980. In 1983, Mohanlal was recognized for more than 25 blockbuster movies. In 1984, he enlarged into humorous roles with the debut director of Poochakkoru Mookkuthi, Priyadarshan. In 1985, for the very first time, he had recorded his song for the movie Onnanam Kunnil. He has worked in so many Malayalam movies. His estimated net worth is $42 million (approx). He is on the 2nd in the list of famous Malayalam actors of 2020.

01. Mammootty

Born: September 7, 1951, Chandiroor, India
Height: 1.78 m
Spouse: Sulfath Kutty (married. 1979)
Awards: National Film Award for Best Actor, Padma Shri

Mammootty was born on 7 September 1951 in Chempu, India. He received a degree in law from the Ernakulam govt Law College. He has two children, Surumi and Dulquer, and his wife’s name is Sulfath.
In a professional life took nearly three decades, he has produced nearly four hundred movies. Mammootty was a professional lawyer.

After becoming a leading actor in the 1980s, his major success with the commercial success of New Delhi’s 1987 movie. Mammootty has won 3 National Film Awards for Best Actor 7 Kerala State Film Awards and 13 South Filmfare Awards. Mammootty is a very famous Malayalam Actor and in on 1st in the list of famous Malayalam actors of 2020. The net worth of this popular actor is $40 million (approx.)

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