Mohanlal Turns 63 Today | Here are Top 5 Hit Songs of The Complete Actor Mohanlal

Mohanlal Vishwanathan, fondly called by his fans as 'Lalettan' is turning 63 today as the ace actor is celebrating his birthday on 21 May. The veteran, often cited to be one of India's finest actors ever, and is honorarily referred as 'The Complete Actor' had debuted in malayalam film in the year 1978 in Thiranotttam, which was produced by his friend Maniyanpilla Raju along with Priyadarshan and Ravi Kumar. 

Mohanlal 63rd birthday - Top 5 hit songs of The Complete Actor

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With his career spanning over 40 years, and having acted in over 300 movies in various languages such as Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi, there is hardly any untouched territory left for this 'Grandmaster'. Mohanlal's performances in movies such as Chithram, Bharatham, His Highness Abdullah, Kilukkam, Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu, Narasimham, Thanmathra, Company, Keerthi Chakra and the Drishyam franchise to name a few have earned him millions of fan following.

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The Government of India in 2008 had confirmed the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel for Mohanlal, considering his inspiring depiction of an Army Officer - Major Mahadevan in movies such as Keerthi Chakra and Kurukshetra, both directed by Major Ravi. Mohanlal has also received various State Awards and National Awards for his performances in movies such as Bharatham and Vanaprastham.

Mohanlal in Major Ravis Keerthichakra

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Just as Mohanlal's acting prowess is an undisputed matter in the movies he has associated with, it is also worth mentioning about the quality of songs and his association with M.G.Sreekumar and KJ Yesudas which has often elevated the movie as a whole on a positive note. Movies such as Chithram, His Highness Abdullah, Thalavattom had evergreen malayalam songs which are still afresh in the minds of the viewers. As the actor turns 63 today, we have come up with Mohanlal's Top 5 All Time Greatest Hit Songs.

1. Doore Kizhakkudikkum

Doore Kizhakkudikkum sung by MG Sreekumar and Sujatha from Priyadarshan directorial Chithram is an evergreen malayalam song written by Shibu Chakravarthy. The movie starred Mohanlal, Ranjini, and Sreenivasan in lead roles and is one of the longest running malayalam movie in theatres. All the songs in Chithram including Doore Kizhakkudikkum was an instant success in the market upon the film's release.

2. Pramadhavanam

Pramadhavanam is a beautiful malayalam song sung by K.J.Yesudas from the movie His Highness Abdullah directed by Sibi Malayil and having music composed by Raveendran Master in the Jog Raag with lyrics by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri. The movie released in the year 1990 had Mohanlal, Gauthami and Nedumudi Venu in lead roles.

3. Pazhanimala Murukanu

Pazhanimala Murukanu is a party song sung by MG Sreekumar from the malayalam movie Narasimham released in the year which was directed by Shaji Kailas. The movie had songs composed by MG Radhakrishnan with lyrics penned by Gireesh Puthenchery. The kind of hype that this song could generate upon release of the movie in Kerala is still matchless even in the movies released these days. A worthy addition to this list of Top 5 Mohanlal Hit Songs of All Time.

4. Harimuraleeravam

Harimuraleeravam is a classical malayalam song featured in the movie Aaram Thampuran directed by Shaji Kailas with music composed by Raveendran Master and lyrics penned by Gireesh Puthenchery. The song was composed in the Sindhu Bhairavi raag and exceptionally sung by KJ Yesudas. The performances of Mohanlal, Manju Warrier and Oduvil Unnikrishnan were highly discussed upon release of the movie in 1997.

5. Padakaali Chandi Changari

Padakaali Chandi Changari is a malayalam song from the movie Yodha starring Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar and Urvashi in lead roles. The movie directed by Sangeeth Sivan had songs composed by musical maestro A.R.Rahman and lyrics written by Bichu Thirumala. Padakaali Chandi Changari still remains a favourite song among many of the Keralites.

Above is the list of top 5 Mohanlal hit songs of all time compiled by uss. This list is not ordered in any manner and the order of appearance of the songs in the above list is not based on any parameters, but is random. Let us know in the comments box below, which one is your favourite Mohanlal song?

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