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10 Must Watch Movies of Mammootty

Mammootty (born Muhammad Kutty Ismail Paniparambil) is an Indian film actor and producer who has worked in Malayalam cinema, and also acted in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada films. During a career spanning more than three decades, he has acted in more than 360 films. Here's a list of some must-watch movies starring Mammootty, for any movie-buff.



Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha

Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha

Directed by T. Hariharan.
Stars: Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Balan K. Nair, Madhavi.

Chanthu (Mammootty), a poor orphan and Aromal (Suresh Gopi) are cousins and belong to the Chekavar clan...


Released : 1994
Directed : Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Based on a novel by Zacharia. Mammootty play the character of Bhaskara Patelar.

Ponthan Mada

Released : 1994
Directed : T.V.Chandran

The film is about the extraordinary, uncanny and touching bonding of the so-called low-caste Ponthan Mada (Mammootty) with his colonial landlord Sheema Thampuran (Naseeruddin Shah), who was expelled to British India from England during his youth for supporting the Irish Republican Army.


Released : 1987
Directed : Sibi Malayil

School teacher Balan Mash (Mammootty) has an uncle who is mentally ill. It is believed that this illness is hereditary. After the death of the uncle, society starts judging and evaluating Balan's every move and eventually deems him to be mentally ill.




Released : 1991
Directed : Bharathan

The film is considered one of the best works of Bharathan. The performances by Mammootty, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, and Murali won great appreciations. The film, which has since attained cult status.


Released : 2004
Directed : Blessey

Madhavan (Mammootty), a simple village man who in childhood got bitten by the film bug, threw up his studies and finally ends up as 'Operator' Madhavan, who tours the countryside with his 16 mm projector and shows films at temple festivals and other public functions.

Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha

Released : 2009
Directed : Renjith

The film tells the story of a private detective, who returns to his birthplace, a village called Paleri, to solve a murder mystery that occurred on the same night he was born.




Released : 2001
Directed : T.V. Chandran

The film is about Daniel Thomson, a saxophone player who is a mute witness to many of the historical happenings taking place around in the world. The film traces the life of this character up to his seventy third year and comments upon many things that may have social and political relevance.


Released : 1993
Directed : Cochin Haneefa

One of the most emotional character of Mammootty.




Released : 2014
Directed : Venu

Mammootty plays an ex-convict named C.K Raghavan in the film,while Aparna Gopinath plays the role of junior journalist Anjali Arakkal