Mohanlal one of the finest actor in the country and he entertaining us for four decades and he has done more than 340 movies in his career. Well, there are many movies which you must watch before die, as he makes that particular character very touchy and in this article, I will list the 5 must watch movies of the veteran actor. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the list of the movies.
It is one of the most romantic movies of the veteran actor and the same is written and directed by P Padmarajan, the movie is also ranked in the list of greatest Indian films of all time. The film showcased the real class of the actor and the performance of Mohanlal was highly appreciated even by the critics and the movie was also noted for its rich film score and songs, dialogues and characters, and detailed screenplay. The Thoovanathumbikal movie shows the character of Lalettan falling for two women at the same time, one is his neighbor and the other an escort. It is definitely worth watching as it is one of the most evergreen romantic movies in the Malayalam industry.
It is another must watch movie of Mohanlal and the same was released in 1989, the film written by AK Lohithadas and directed by Sibi Malayil. The movie narrates the story of a young man who dreams to become a police officer and also making his father’s dream come true. But everything changes in a sudden and he is fate was to be typecast as a rowdy by the villagers. This movie passes through various areas of society and also showcases how society type-casts individuals and forces them to act that part whether they like it or not. In this movie, Mohanlal played an amazing performance, and the same created emotion in each and every audience and made everyone cry even without seeing the face of the actor when he was walking in the opposite direction. Mohanlal won the National Award for portraying agony and pain of a man in a unique style. It is worth mentioning that the climax of the movie is considered the best in Indian Cinema.
This particular movie reveals the passion of this actor for the cinema as the legendary actor learned Kathakali for this particular movie and performed amazingly as a Kathakali dancer and makes this movie one of the must watch movies of Mohanlal. The film showcases the tale of a lower-caste Kathakali artiste Kunhikuttan (Mohanlal) during the 1940s era and he falls in love with Subhadra (Suhasini), a member of an aristocratic family and the relationship between them leads to the birth of a son, who is hidden away by Subhadra from Kunijuttan for almost a lifetime. Having said that, this particular movie was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival in 1999.
Mangalasery Neelakandan is the most famous and evergreen character by the king of the Malayalam film industry and in this movie, he shows the character of a kind hearted person and a rowdy at the same time. The cinema is mainly about the rivalry between Mangalassery Neelakantan (Mohanlal) and Mundakkal Shekaran (Napoleon) and the dialogues of the movie have a special status between the Malayalees and the movie also showcased amazing fighting scenes. It is also one of the highest grossing cinema of the Malayalam of the 1990s.
It is a musical drama movie and the same was directed by Sibi Malayil, and produced by the veteran actor Mohanlal under the banner of Pranavam Arts. The film has many Carnatic classical and semi-classical music and the lip-syncing of Mohanlal is just awesome. The movie e gained success in critical and commercial success. Mohanlal won the National Award for his impeccable performance and Forbes added the performance of Mohanlal listed on its 25 Greatest Acting Performances of Indian Cinema.