Malayalam star Dulquer Salmaan and Mrinal Thakur’s film Sita Ramam released in theaters on August 5 and the film is getting good response from the audience as well as the critics. The film marks the Telugu debut of Mrinal Thakur and also stars Rashmika Mandanna in an important role.
This is not the first time any Malayalam star has received appreciation for his Telugu film. Apart from Dulquer, many actors from Mollywood have made a mark in Tollywood. The list also includes superstar Mammootty and Mohanlal.
Here’s a look at the top Malayalam stars who have acted in Telugu films.
Dulquer Salmaan– Dulquer Salmaan, who had already made a name for himself in the Malayalam film industry, made his Tollywood debut with Mahanati. The 2018 film based on the life of actress Savitri became a huge hit. The film was written and directed by Nag Ashwin. Dulquer played the role of Gemini Ganesan in the film.
Mammootty– In his five decades long career in the film industry, he has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and English language films. She made her debut in Tollywood with the film Swati Kiranam released in 1992. Since then he has acted in several Telugu films including Surya Putralu and Yatra.
Fahad Fasil– Fahadh started his career in Malayalam film industry in 2002 and acted in both Tamil and Telugu films. He has also worked in Bollywood. He has won several National Film Awards, Kerala State Film Awards and Filmfare Awards South for his work. Fahad played an important role in the blockbuster film Pushpa: The Rise, which became the highest grossing film of 2021.
Mohanlal– Malayalam superstar Mohanlal has appeared in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Kannada language films in his long career. In 1994, director Priyadarshan made his debut in the Telugu industry with Gandivam. Later he gave super hit films like Manmantha and Janata Garage. Janata Garage also stars Jr. NTR in the lead role.
Suresh Gopi– Suresh has appeared in some Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bollywood films. He is known for the Telugu films Anthima Verdict (1998) and Aa Okkadu (2009).
Jairam– He acted in Tollywood films like Ala Vaikunthapuramulo and later Bhagmati.
Dev Mohan– He made his debut in Tollywood with the film ‘Sakuntalam’ opposite Samantha Ruth Prabhu. This movie was directed by Gunasekhar.
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