Top Best Malayalam Film Actors

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List of Top Best Malayalam language Film Male-Actors

The Top Ten

1 Mammootty Mammootty Mammootty is an Indian film actor and producer best known for his work in the Malayalam film industry .

Face of Indian cinema

Best actor Indian cinema

He is the only megastar and the complete actor of south indian film industry

The Finest actor, Megastar for a reason.

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2 Mohanlal Mohanlal Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair, better known as Mohanlal, is an Indian actor, producer and occasional singer best known for his work in Malayalam films .

Better make him 1st or delete this list.. - CaptainTony

The Best! He is a Legend! - CaptainTony

Top 1malayalam actor

the best

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3 Thilakan

Palapurath Surendranatha Thilakan, credited mononymously as Thilakan, an Indian Kerala State film and stage actor. His career spanned four dacades and had acted over 200 Malayalam films. He had also acted in other South Indian languages, such as Tamil and Telugu. He is considered to be one of the greatest actors in Indian cinema, and is popularly mentioned as the 'Perumthachan' (master craftsman) of Malayalam cinema. National Film Award and Kerala State Film Award Winner. The Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri (fourth highest Civilian Award) in 2009 for his contributions towards the arts.

Thilakan started his career in acting as a theater artiste when he ventured into full-time acting in theater after leaving intermediate college mid-way in the year 1956. During this period he and a few friends formed a drama troupe in Mundakayam, and the troupe was called the Mundakayam Nataka Samithy. He worked with Kerala People's Arts Club till 1966, followed by stints in ...more - JoshyJohn

4 Jagathi Sreekumar

Sreekumar Achary, better known by his Screen name Jagathy Sreekumar. An Indian Kerala State film actor, writer, director and (occasional) singer. Who have starred in about 1,500 Malayalam films in a career, which spanning almost four decades. He is popular mainly for his comedy roles and concentrated on Musical comedy, physical comedy, observational comedy, sketch comedy and wit/word play in films. The State Film Award Winner is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having roles in more than a thousand films.

His first film was Chattambi Kalyani, which released in 1975. He considers acting a serious profession. Nevertheless, his contribution to cinema was neglected and never was considered at any awards. Other than Malayalam, he acted once in a 2005 Tamil film Aadum Koothu, directed by the Malayalam director T. V. Chandran. The 2000 film Narasimham was the ten-hundredth movie of Jagathy Sreekumar.

The Legendary Actor Jagathy, was one among the Great Indian Actor. His ...more - JoshyJohn

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6 Prithviraj Prithviraj Prithviraj Sukumaran, credited mononymously as Prithviraj, is an Indian actor, playback singer and producer best known for his work in Malayalam films.

Most uchalli actor in the world people are starting to realise he is a worst actor and his film getting flop now privthiraj career starting to ends

7 Sreenivasan
8 Nivin Pauly Nivin Pauly
9 Sathyan
10 Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair

Sreedharan Nair popularly known by his screen name Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair or just Kottarakkara, was an Indian Kerala State film actor. As an actor he was a very outspoken and stubborn, angry man. Considered as one of the greatest actors in India. His career spanned more than three and a half decades and Acted in about 160 films in Malayalam.

He started acting in dramas at the age of 10, and he owned drama troupes Jayasree and Kalamandiram. He started his acting career in 1950 film Prasanna, which directed by S.M. Sreeramulu Naidu.

The Legendary Phenominal Actor Kottarakkara, is best for portraying both positive and negative roles with ease. He shows his skill by portrayed the role of Chempankunju in 1965 film Chemeen, a highly acclaimed movie co-satrred Sathyan. And for the potrayal of 90 year old man in 1970 movie Aranazhika Neram. His Classical style of Acting marked him as a Great Actor in India.

Sreedharan Nair won two Kerala state film awards. In 1970, ...more - JoshyJohn

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11 Suraj Venjaramoodu
12 Murali

Murali also known as Bharath Murali, an Indian Kerala State Film/Stage/Television actor, Producer, and Author. He mainly appeared in Malayalam films and a few in Tamil along with one in Telugu language. National and State Award Winner career spanned about two and a half decade and had acted in more than 150 films. He was also the Director of the television company Malayalam Communications, which runs Malayalam T.V. channels Kairali T.V., People T.V. and WE T.V.. Besides acting, he was the chairman of the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy (KSNA) from 2006 until his death. He also authored five books, and was also a Sangeetha Nataka Academy award winner.

Murali was actively involved with Natyagriham, a drama venture started by actor Prof. Narendra Prasad. Murali won critical acclaim for his portrayal of Ravana in the Malayalam play Lanka Lakshmi. He was also associated with G. Sankara Pillai in doing theater plays. Murali started his film career playing villain roles and soon ...more - JoshyJohn

13 Bharath Gopi

Gopinathan Velayudhan Nair, Well known as 'Bharat Gopi,' and also 'Kodiyettam Gopi'. An Indian Kerala State film Actor, Producer, Director, and Author. He was one of the first actors to be associated with the New Wave cinema movement in Kerala during the 1970's. The National-State Award winner won International awards and honors. His career spanned over three and a half decades, and acted in about hundred films. In 1991 the Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri (fourth highest Civilian Award) for his contributions towards the arts.

Gopi began his acting career as a theater actor at Prasadhana Little Theaters under G. Sankara Pillai. His first stage appearance was in the role of Raaghavan in the play Abhayarthikal. Later on, he became associated with Thiruvarange under Kaavalam Narayana Panicker. He has also written five plays and directed three. Gopi became interested in cinema through the Chitralekha Film Society, founded by Adoor Gopalakrishnan. He made his ...more - JoshyJohn

14 Jayasurya
15 Dulquer Salmaan Dulquer Salmaan

South indian heartthrob dq.. He is a innecent same time on screen and off screen. Now top rated mollywood actor. And his fans power more increased day to day. Simple character and his look is handsome. And his natural acting level...

16 Dileep

Greatest actor ever in malayalam

Greatest actor of all time

No one is ready for dileep

17 Balan K. Nair

Balan K. Nair, an Indian Kerala State film Actor known for his roles in Malayalam films and a few in Tamil. The National and State Film Award Winner acted in about 300 films in his 22 year career. He died of Bone Cancer at Sree Chitra Tirunal Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram on 2000 August 26, he was 67.

Balan K. Nair made his debut in the 1970 film Nizhalattam, directed by A. Vincent. Prior to acting in Malayalam movies, he worked as a stunt double for Bollywood star Dev Anand. Although he appeared as a villain in most films, he was also noted for his performances in strong character roles. He won the National Film Award for Best Actor in 1981 for his performance as Govindan in the film Oppol.

The Great Actor Balan K. Nair, was much flexible in negative or villain roles. His pungent expression made him one of the Greatest Villian Actor of Indian Film. But through 1981 film Oppol, he shows he is capable to do positive role. His character roles in the films like Oru Vadakkan ...more - JoshyJohn

18 Nedumudi Venu

Kesavan Venu Gopal, well known by his screen name Nedumudi Venu, an Indian Kerala State film Actor, Screen-writer, Director and Television personality. He is a talented Mridangam player too. The National-State Film Award Winner had acted almost five hundred films in Malayalam along with Tamil and one in English language. His Career spanning almost four decades, and widely regarded as one of the greatest actors in Indian cinema.

Nedumudi Venu started his career in theater and went on to act in films, he was a member of Kavalam Narayana Panicker's dramas. He debuted in the 1978 film Thambu, directed by G Aravindan. His acting skills were showcased in the Bharathan film Aaravam, Padmarajan's Oridathoru Phayalwan and Kallan Pavithran set a milestone for him. It marked his start in Karanavar (head of the family) roles, which included most of his memorable performances.

The Classical Actor Nedumudi Venu do fine in his character roles. His natural style made him to do such ...more - JoshyJohn

19 Zidan

Don't know who he is but he sounds cool and is in last place so he's the underdog.

Best actor in the world

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