Onam went special for superstar Mammootty this year, as he celebrated his 63rd birthday on the day with the cast and crew of his latest flick "Varsham". His wife, Sulfath also joined the celebration.
Watch the celebration video below:
The film's crew organised a small function and Mammootty distributed cake to everyone present there. With little reluctance, the superstar told the media that he is happy to celebrate his birthday on the auspicious day of Malayalees.
Mammootty, the three time National award winner is one of the pioneers in South Indian cinema. The actor is on a high as his latest films "Munnariyippu" and "Rajadhiraja" are running successfully in theatres.
Mammootty is currently acting in Ranjith Shankar's "Varsham", which is touted as a family entertainer. The film has Mamta Mohandas and Asha Sharath in the lead, and the veteran actor will play the role of Venu, a business man in Thrissur.
TG Ravi plays the villain role, Peter, after a long gap and the film is about Venu and his struggles and rift with Peter.
Meanwhile, the young brigade of Malayalam cinema made a small video wishing Mammootty on his birthday and shared it on Facebook.
The video began with a song by Nadirshah followed by wishes from actors like Honey Rose, Bhavana, Vijay Babu, Priya Mani, Meera Nandan, Shrinda Ashab, Nivedha Thomas, Sajid Yahiya, Janani Iyer, Lena, Vinay Forrt, Maqbool Salmaan, Sarayu, Ansiba Hassan, Dinesh Nair, Gauthami Nair, Aju Varghese, Jayasurya, Tini Tom, Unni Mukundan, Namitha Pramod, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Shaalin Zoya, Thezni Khan, Guinness Pakru, Kottayam Nazeer, Aparna Gopinath among others.
Apart from the video, most of the stars wished Mammootty through social media and here are their wishes.
"Happy Birthday my dear Mammukka and wishing a happy onam to you and your family" – Mohanlal
"Such a blessed day with Onam and Vappichi's birthday falling on the same day. Missing the birthday boy cause I'm shooting in Bangalore" – Dulquer Salmaan
"B'day wishes to dear mammookka" – Jayaram
"Happy Birthday my dear Mammukka"- Fahadh Faasil
"B'day wishes to my life's greatest inspiration....:):) happy b'day mammookka :):)" - Nivin Pauly
"Many many happy returns to the King :):):):):) Man Of Steel !! Steel is the Strongest !! Wishes for a healthy life :):):):):):)" – Unni Mukundan
"Today, our Mamukka is getting a year younger.. Happy Birthday Mammukka" – Babu Raj
"Many more happy returns to All yours Mammookka and my dearest Moothappa... Really lucky, happy and proud to be a part of this family... Moothappa s always a true guide and role model to one and each in our family...love u" – Maqbool Salmaan
"Dear Mammookka , Happy Birthday. Wishing a great year for our dear Ikka. God bless..." – Sijoy Varghese
" To someone who brought me up in the industry and made me fall in love with cinema... here is wishing Mammukka, a happy Birthday"- Suraj Venjaramoodu