Mammootty clocks 50 years in the film industry

Wednesday 11th August 2021 07:25 EDT

Malayalam superstar Mammootty finished 50 years in the film industry. His family members and colleagues took to social media to congratulate him on the anniversary. One of the first celebrities to wish him was his close friend and contemporary Mohanlal. Sharing a heartwarming picture where he is seen kissing the actor.

Mohanlal recalled that they have worked in 55 films. He also said that he was looking forward to working with him on many more projects. He tweeted, “Today, my brother completes 50 glorious years in the film industry. I feel so proud to have shared the screen with him in 55 memorable films and looking forward to many more. Congratulations Ichakka!”

Mammootty’s son Dulquer Salmaan also penned a long note highlighting his many qualities. The actor mentioned that while his father may dislike celebrating his career milestones, “50 years of the most illustrious and glorious of careers is no small accomplishment.” He added, “Every day I count my blessings. Cause I get to see tough and hold the man outside of celluloid. And witness his life. Live under his greatness. His light. Experience the warmth and love people have for you. Hear your stories from the people whose lives you’ve touched. I could write a book on you. But for now I’ll stop at this.”

Other celebrities to wish the veteran actor included Prithviraj Sukumaran, Nivin Pauly, and Aju Varghese among others. Prithviraj wrote, “50 years of absolute commitment to the craft and medium! Half a century of one of world cinema’s greats! @mammuka.” Meanwhile, Nivin tweeted, “An actor par excellence and an inspiration for many across the country. Five decades of sheer brilliance. @mammukka, we love you, - Your ardent fan!”

On the work front, Mammootty was last seen in the political thriller ‘One’. He has ‘Agent’ and ‘Bheeshma Parvam’ in the pipeline.

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