Mohanlal made his acting debut with the Malayalam film Manjil Virinja Pookkal in 1980. He went on to star in films like Padayottam, Poochakkoru Mookkuthi, Uyarangalil, Gandhinagar 2nd Street, Nadodikkattu, Balagopalan M.A., Rajavinte Makan, Irupatham Noottandu, Chithram, Kireedam, His Highness Abdullah, Bharatham, Iruvar, Vanaprastham, Narasimham, Thanmathra, Drishyam and the 2016 super hit Pulimurugan. Mohanlal was last seen in Velipadinte Pusthakam. The five-time National Award winning actor is now looking forward to Villain and Odiyaan. He will also be a part
of the mega budget project Mahabharata to be directed by V. A. Shrikumar Menon, and will play the role of Bhima in the film.