Thiruvananthapuram: Some actors are like aged wine.
As they grow older, they may look more fresh and charismatic and Malayalam mega star Mammootty is such an actor for whom age seems to be just a number.
The actor is still busy with a handful of new projects and amazing movie buffs with his incredibly young and fresh looks
As the hero turned 70 years old on Tuesday, he is still busy with a handful of new projects and amazing movie buffs with his incredibly young and fresh looks.
People from various walks of life including politicians, cultural leaders, who's who of Mollywood and his fans around the globe have flooded the social media platforms with wishes besides sharing their amusement about the stunning looks of the septuagenarian actor.
All major local dailies came with centre-spread pages paying tribute to the ace actor while television channels aired special groups to mark his 70th birthday.
Despite the coming and going of several young actors, Mammootty's position as the mega star is still intact with over 400 films in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and English besides Malayalam in a career spanning over five decades.
Three national awards, seven state and 13 film fare awards, Padma Shri and two honorary doctorate degrees were the proof for his acting excellence and mass fan following.
Wishing him on his 70th birthday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan hailed Mammootty as a "unique genius" who has made the glory of Malayalam cinema known across the borders.