Mammootty

Profession: Actor and Producer


Brother of Mammootty

Ibrahim and Zakariah (Both Younger)

Father of Mammootty

Ismail Panaparambil (Farmer)

Mother of Mammootty

Fatima Panaparambil

Sister of Mammootty

Ameena, Sauda and Shafina (All Younger)

Wife of Mammootty

Sulfath Kutty

Favourite Actor of Mammootty

Amitabh Bachchan

Favourite Actress of Mammootty

Lakshmi Rai

Favourite Food of Mammootty

Chicken biryani

Controversies of Mammootty

In a TV award function he was the chief guest, and when was called upon stage to give the award, he said "Has everyone got an award today? On what basis is this award being given? It is to make everyone happy, right?."   Once director Ram Gopal Varma commented about him that Mammootty's acting is less realistic than his son Dulquer Salmaan.  

Information about Mammootty

He has a distribution company called Mammootty Technotainment.  He also has received National Film Award thrice.  There was a period in late 70s when he was looking for a big hit. In 1981 he used his official name as Sajin for a film to bring good luck.  Apart from Malayalam, he did films in other languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, English and Kannada.  Does Mammootty smoke?: No  He actually wanted to be a lawyer and even practiced it for 2 years at Manjeri Court. But after it he got a role among the crowd in the film Anubhavangal Paalichakal, he got the acting bug.  He is very active in charity works and supports Street India Movement, Pain and Palliative Care Society, etc.  He loves writing and wrote a book called Kaazhchappadu (perspective). He also used to write a weekly column in Malayalam Manorama on his experiences.  Does Mammootty drink alcohol?: No  Mammootty is considered as the busiest actor in Mollywood (Malayalam film industry) for more than 4 decades as he acted in more than 330 films.  In 1998, he was honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri Award.  In 2000, he played the role of B. R. Ambedkar in an English film Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, but initially he was reluctant to do this role as he did't want to remove his moustache.  He is the brand ambassador of Kerala Volleyball League, and he even used to play it in his younger days.  He has played double roles in more than 15 films.  Once McAfee, an American computer security software company listed him as the Most Dangerous Celebrity as his searches can end with a virus on computer as cyber criminals were targeting him. 


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