Happy birthday Mohanlal: 500 fans pledge their organs ahead of his birthday
Lalettan is an emotion,Mohanlal is the actor for all the Malayalis. As the actor turns 60 today, the Thiruvananthapuram District Mohanlal Fans Association have given their consent for donating their organs to the ‘Mrithasanjivini’, a state-run programme.
Mohanlal rose to his super star position post the movie RajavinteMakahn (1986) with director ThampiKannanthanam and writer Dennis Joseph. The actor has successfully carved an amazing niche as the ‘born actor’ status among the Malayali audience ever since then. Mohanlal has worked in over 300 films in his career spanning over four decades.
His 60th birthday saw fans coming forward to pledge organs. State health minister KK Shailaja said that the gesture is highly appreciated and that the actor has always stood by the health department. Shailaja recollected that in 2017, when diphtheria was prevalent in the state, he was forth coming enough to do a short campaign film on the importance of vaccines and why it must be taken. Mohanlal is also the brand ambassador of Mrithasanjivini. The minister also wished him on his birthday.
Super star Mamooty came out with a video wishing him Lal all the very best. Tamil super start Rajnikanth also wished him happy birthday. Kamal Hassan wished him well being on Facebook.
Telugu mega Chiranjeevi star tweeted an adorable picture of Lalettan and Chiranjeevi “Happy 60th Birthday my dear Lalettan@Mohanlal Proud to be in the film industry in the same period as a Versatile Acting Legend & Superstar like you.May you continue to inspire & enrich the acting fraternity & delight the audience for many many years to come. ജന്മദിനാശംസകൾ !!
Politician ShahiTharoor tweeted “Many happy returns @Mohanlal ! May you keep delivering hits & giving pleasure to millions!”
The actor is also set to start his directorial debut with a 3D fantasy epic Barroz. The project has roped in PrathapPothen, Rafael Amargo, Paz Vega, and an Americal child actor Shayla McCaffrey.