Victor of five national awards, for those in the industry he is Lal, but those who consider him near, refer to him as "Lalettan".
Actor Mohanlal is celebrating his 60th birthday today and on the occasion of it, he chose to give his fans a big surprise. The actor who made his debut in films with Manjil Virinja Pookkal (1980), has worked in over 300 films in the last four decades.
Fans are eagerly waiting to see Mohanlal on the big screen after the lockdown is lifted.
Meanwhile, the versatile actor was flooded with birthday wishes on the phone as well as online.
Lalettan, LalettanMohanlal, HBDMohanlal, HBDLegendMohanlal and other similar hashtags are trending on Twitter as fans shower Malayalam film industry's popular superstar Mohanlal on his 59th birthday. Stay Healthy. Stay blessed.
KS Chithra: Wishing The Complete actor Shri @Mohanlal #Lalettan a very Happy Birthday. Have a wonderful Birthday.
Suresh Menon: Happy Birthday dear @mohanlal flash back to a still from Bhramaram. The crime thriller was remade in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil after its success in theatres. But working with Lal Sir was the ultimate experience that any actor can go through. Stay safe stay blessed Mohanlal The complete actor.
"It is always a pleasure wishing one of the finest actors in Indian cinema", said actress Raadika Sarathkumar in a video message going on to call the actor a "Gift from God's own Country".
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Venues will still have to adhere to social distancing restrictions, and can only accomodate one patron per four square metres. The measures also allow pubs to open immediately, but still rule out front bar service with patrons having to be seated.