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Malayalam superstar actor Mohanlal and other guests watch the final cricket match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Malayalam films' actor Mohanlal stands in a queue to cast his vote at a polling station, during the third phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, in Thiruvananthapuram

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There are the various film ind­ustry awards which, to remain relevant, dole out statuettes by the armful. Then, a step up, the national film awards—conferrer of recognition to the best films. But film/music personalities get the highest national nod for a lifetime’s work at the Padma awards. Some of this year’s winners: Prabhudeva, the great Mohanlal, percussionist Siva­mani and musician Shankar Maha­devan. Mohanlal was the recipient of the Padma Bhushan, the rest got the Padma Shri.

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(L-R) Choreographer Prabhu Deva, social activist Bangaru Adigalar, music composer Shankar Mahadevan Narayan, percussionist Anandan Sivamani, and actor Viswanathan Mohanlal pose for a group photo before receiving their awards during 'Padma Awards 2019' ceremony, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Bhushan upon Viswanathan Mohanlal, film actor from Kerala, during 'Padma Awards 2019', in New Delhi.

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Actor and Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes President Mohanlal adresses the press after a meeting, in Kochi.

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Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) President Mohanlal addresses the media, in Kochi.

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A Kochi press meet of AMMA saw acrimonious scenes

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Actors Mammootty (R) and Mohanlal at the annual general body meeting of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes in Kochi.

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Best actress award winner Surabhi Lakshmi exchanges greetings with Malyalam actor Mohanlal at the 64th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan, in New Delhi. Surabhi has been named as the best actress for her role in film Minnaminungu-The Firefly.

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President Pranab Mukherjee presents Special Jury Award to Malayalam actor Mohanlal at the 64th National Film Awards function, in New Delhi. MoS for I & B Rahyavardhan Singh Rathore is also seen.

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Malayalam actor Mohanlal during the launch of actress Surabhi's website at the Ashok Hotel, in New Delhi.

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Malayalam actor Mohanlal (R) with actres Surabhi Lakshmi(L), winner of 64th National Film Award for Best Actress during the launch of Surabhi's website at the Ashok Hotel, in New Delhi.

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M.T. Vasudevan Nair’s Ran­­d­­aa­­moozham, an iconoclastic look at the Mahabharata through Bhima’s perspective is now a Rs 1,000 crore film. And to make the blockbuster more than the sum of its expensive parts is the trusty, extravagantly talented veteran, Mohanlal.

So How's It Hanging? On any other day, getting three of Mollywood's evergreen staples—from left, Jayaram, Mammooty and Mohanlal—on one stage would be a PR juggle of epic proportions. But this is the AMMA meeting, not the mother but the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists. And when the union calls....

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Ambassadors of Kochi International Half Marathon, Legendary athletes Milkha Singh (R), P T Usha ( L) and Indian film actor Mohanlal (centre) during the logo release in Kochi.

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IV Fluids The sizzle and Seema in Avalude Raavukal (or Her Nights) welded director I.V. Sasi in synon­ymy with that film. A lifetime award at Utsavam '13, Kozhikode, which Kamal, Mammooty and Mohanlal handed over, testifies to the sambaar-rice roles he ser­ved them over 40 years.

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Sorry, Mammukka. It’s A Full Bus. Broad shoulders, barrel chests and macho moushes.... and that is just Mohan Lal. Team him with 10 individuals of similar bearing and you see how his Kerala Strikers simply had no room for Mammooty.

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Malayalam actor Mohanlal was conferred the honorary position as Lt Colonel in the 122 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) of the Madras regiment based at Kannur. Chief of Army Staff Deepak Kapoor conferred the honour on the actor at a function held at the Army Headquaraters in Delhi today in the presence of Defence Minister A K Antony.

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