Active - 1987 - 2016  |   Born - Sep 7, 1951 in Chempu, Kottayam District, India  |   Genres - Drama, Thriller

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  • First appeared in a lead role in Devalokam in 1979, although this film was never completed and remains unreleased.
  • Three-time winner of the National Film Award for Best Actor.
  • Winner of eleven Filmfare awards.
  • Received the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, in 1998.
  • Chairman of Malayalam Communications, as of 2010.
  • Involved in many charitable organisations and projects, including the Pain and Palliative Care Society, the Jeevan Jothi project and the Street India Movement, amongst others.