August 10, 2022

Malayalam Cinema is the Indian film industry based in the State of Kerala. It produces movies of Malayalam language and is also known as Mollywood. Malayalam film industry is the fourth biggest film industry in India and is famous for its cinematography and story driven realistic plots. Undoubtedly, it has gems in the form of actors. So lets discuss about top 10 malayalam actors.

There are several well-known actors of Malayalam cinema who are loved by people for their amazing acting skills. If you are also a fan of the Malayalam film industry and want to know about its top famous actors, we have here provided you with the list of top 10 actors.

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#1. Mammootty

Megastar Mammootty is one of the best method actors in Indian cinema. He is known for his work as an actor and producer. He has won several awards which include three National Awards, three Filmfare Awards, seven Kerala state film awards. His achievements include Padmasree and a double doctorate. Some of his popular movies are- Rajamanikyam, Hitlar, The great father, Mrigaya, Dr. Ambedkar, Surya Manasam etc.

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Mammootty net worth :-

40 million

Mammootty movies :-

The Priest , One , Shylock , The Great Father , Dashing Jigarwala 2 , Kasaba , Madhura Raja , Peranbu , Nanthan Raja

Mammootty height :-

1.78 m , 5.10 inc

Mammootty weight :-

85 kg

Mammootty age :-


Mammootty birthday :-

7 September 1951

Awards :-

Honorary awards
National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
IIFA Utsavam
Filmfare Awards South
South Indian International Movie Awards
Ramu Kariat Awards
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards
Asiavision Awards
Asianet Film Award

#2. Mohanlal


Mohanlal is one of the leading and well-known actors of Malayalam. He has won two National Awards, nine Filmfare Awards, and seven Kerala state film awards. His achievements include Padmasree, double Doctorate, and Lt. Colonel. His biggest hits are- Pulimurugun, Drishyam, Irupatham noottandu, and Narasimham, etc.

Mohanlal net worth :-

$ 10 Million – $15 Million

Mohanlal movies :-

Drishyam 2 , Lucifer , Drishyam , Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham , Aaraattu , Barroz: Guardian of D’Gama’s Treasure , Pulimurugan . Big Brother

Mohanlal height :-

1.72 m , 5.7 inc

Mohanlal weight :-

82 kg

Mohanlal age :-


Mohanlal birthday :-

21 May 1960

Award :-

National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Screen Awards
Screen Awards South
International Indian Film Academy Awards
IIFA Utsavam
South Indian International Movie Awards

#3. Dileep


Janapriya Nayakan Dileep is the most famous comedy actor in Malayalam cinema. He is loved by people because of his sense of humor. He has won one Filmfare and three Kerala state film awards. His popular movies include Ramaleela, Two countries, Meesha Madhavan, Punjabi house, Chathupottu, CID Moosa, etc.

Dileep net worth :-

$5 million

Dileep movies :-

Vettam , C.I.D. Moosa , Jack and Daniel , Kammara Sambhavam , Ramaleela , Thilakkam , Lion (Malayalam film) , Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakeel

Dileep height :-

1.70 m , 5.7 inc

Dileep weight :-

80 kg

Dileep age :-


Dileep birthday :-

27 October 1967

Award :-

Kerala State Film Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Asianet Film Awards
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards
South Indian International Movie Awards
Vanitha Film Awards
Jaihind Film Awards
Amrita Film Awards

#4. Prithviraj Sukumaran

Prithviraj Sukumaran

Prithviraj Sukumaran is one of the youth stars. He is a senior actor in Mollywood but he is a youth star as per age as he has 16 years of acting experience as a hero. He has won one Filmfare and two Kerala state film awards. His best works include Mumbai police, Indian rupee, Ennu ninte modern, Classmates, Amar Acbor Anthony, etc.

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Prithviraj Sukumaran net worth :-

₹40 Crore

Prithviraj Sukumaran movies :-

Lucifer , Ayyappanum Koshiyum , Driving Licence , Aadujeevitham , Kaduva , Memories 2013 , Ezra 2017 , Mumbai Police

Prithviraj Sukumaran height :-

1.81 m , 5.11 inc

Prithviraj Sukumaran weight :-


Prithviraj Sukumaran age :-


Prithviraj Sukumaran birthday :-

October 16, 1982

Award :-

National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards
Filmfare Awards
SIIMA Awards
IBNLive Movie Awards
IIFA Utsavam Awards
Asianet Film Awards
Zee Cine Awards

#5. Dulquer Salmaan

Dulquer Salmaan

Dulquer Salmaan, son of actor Mammootty, is the most fan-following youth star. After the release of Charlie, he has become a role model of youth fashion in Kerala. He has won two Filmfare and one Kerala state film award. His most popular works include Charli, Usthad hotel, Banglore days, Vikramaadithyan, Kammattippadam, etc.

Dulquer Salmaan net worth :-

$ 4.5 Million

Dulquer Salmaan movies :-

Charlie , Kanulu Kanulanu Dochayante , Kurup , Solo , The Zoya Factor , Hey Pillagada , Bangalore Days , Jomonte Suvisheshangal , OK Kanmani

Dulquer Salmaan height :-

1.75 m , 5.9 inc

Dulquer Salmaan weight :-

65 kg

Dulquer Salmaan age :-


Dulquer Salmaan birthday :-

28 July 1986

Awards :-

Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards
Asianet Film Awards
Filmfare Awards South
IBNLive Movie Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
South Indian International Movie Awards
Zee Cine Awards

#6. Nivin Pauly

Nivin Pauly

Nivin Pauly is one of the popular youth stars of the Malayalam film industry. He has gained fame as a youth icon after the release of Thattathin marayathu. He has won three Filmfare and one Kerala state film award. His best movies include Premam, Banglore days, 1983, Hey Jude, Action hero Biju, Richie, etc.

Nivin Pauly net worth :-

$3 Million – $5 Million

Nivin Pauly movies :-

Premam Premam , Love Action Drama , Neram , Moothon , Ohm Shanthi Oshaana , Thuramukham , Action Hero Biju , Kayamkulam Kochunni

Nivin Pauly height :-

1.75 m , 5.9 inc

Nivin Pauly weight :-


Nivin Pauly age :-


Nivin Pauly birthday :-

11 October 1984

Awards :-

Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards
Asianet Film Awards
Asiavision Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Kerala State Film Awards
South Indian International Movie Awards
Vanitha Film Awards

#7. Jagathy Sreekumar

Jagathy Sreekumar

Sreekumar P. K., better known by his stage name Jagathy Sreekumar is a popular actor, director, and playback singer. He has starred in more than 1500 Malayalam films. He has won five Kerala state film awards. His famous movies include Kilukkam, Yodha, Nizhalkuthu, Urumi, Nandanam, Oru CBI diary kurippu, etc.

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Jagathy Sreekumar net worth :-

 $1 million – $10 million dollars

Jagathy Sreekumar movies :-

Poochakkoru Mookkuthi , Kilukkam , Meleparambil Aanveedu , Yoddha , Udayananu Tharam , Vettam , Pattabhishekam , Pranchiyettan and the Saint

Jagathy Sreekumar height :-

1.67 m , 5.5 inc

Jagathy Sreekumar weight :-

80 kg

Jagathy Sreekumar age :-


Jagathy Sreekumar birthday :-

5 January 1951

#8. Fahadh Faasil

Fahadh Faasil

Fahad Fazil is one the star known for his acting skill. His first movie was not a hit but his comeback after 7 years of gap gained popularity. He has won one National award for best-supporting actor, four Filmfare, and two Kerala State film awards. His best movies are – Iyobinte pusthakam, Varathan, Maheshinte prathikaaram, Artist, Carbon, etc.

Fahadh Faasil net worth :-

$9 Million

Fahadh Faasil movies :-

Joji , Trance , Malik , Kumbalangi Nights , Maheshinte Prathikaaram . Pushpa , Athiran , Irul , Varathan , Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum

Fahadh Faasil height :-

1.70 m , 5.7 inc

Fahadh Faasil weight :-

62 kg

Fahadh Faasil age :-


Fahadh Faasil birthday :-

8 August 1982

#9. Jayaram


Kudumba Nayakan Jayaram is one of the famous stars of Mollywood but now he has a very disappointing box office performance. He has won four Filmfare and two Kerala state film awards. His achievements include Padmasree. His biggest hits are – Sandesham, Friends, Veruthe our bharya, Aadyathe Kanmani, Sneham, etc.

Jayaram net worth :-

$1.5 Million

Jayaram movies :-

Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo , Meleparambil Aanveedu , Mazhavilkavadi , Manassinakkare , Sandesham , Aparan , Achayans , Swagatham

Jayaram height :-

1.75 m , 5.9 inc

Jayaram weight :-

80 kg

Jayaram age :-


Jayaram birthday :-

10 December 1964

#10. Jayasurya

Jayasurya is one of the most versatile and method actors of Mollywood. He is very hardworking and dedicated to his acting. He has won a National award, two Filmfare, and one Kerala state film award. His biggest hits include Aadu 2, Amar Acbor Anthony, Classmates, Captain, Preetham, Lukka chuppi, Kumbasaram,

Jayasurya net worth :-

$1-5 Million US

Jayasurya movies :-

Iyobinte Pusthakam , Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam , Cocktail 2010 , Sufiyum Sujatayum , Classmates , Puzhikkadakan , Beautiful , Aadu , Naan Ninaithathai Mudippavan

Jayasurya height :-

1.73 , 5.7 inc

Jayasurya weight :-


Jayasurya age :-


Jayasurya birthday :-

31 August 1978

#11. Prithviraj Sukumaran

Indian actor, director, producer, and playback singer Prithviraj Sukumaran is well known for his work in Tamil and Malayalam movies. He has also worked on Hindi and Telugu movies. He played a variety of parts in more than 100 films and won several honours, including a National Film Award, three Kerala State Film Awards, a Tamil Nadu State Film Award, and a Filmfare Awards South.

Vijay Deverakonda Height: –

5 ft 11½ in

Vijay Deverakonda Weight: –

77 kg

Vijay Devarakonda Age: –


Vijay Deverakonda Birthday: –

16 October, 1982

Awards: –

In order to star in and co-produce the 2011 films Indian Rupee, which won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Film and the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam, Prithviraj joined the production company August Cinema in 2010.  For Kaaviya Thalaivan, he received the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Villain.