• Actor

Mar 05, 1961

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Mukesh is an Indian actor and producer.He made his film debut with Balloon (1982) but gained prominence as a comedy hero after appearing in films like Odaruthammava Aalariyam (1984), Boeing Boeing (1985), Sangam (1988) and Vandanam (1989). He then essayed a lead role in the superhit film Ramji Rao Speaking (1989) which catapulted his career to greater heights. A few of his other notable works include In Harihar Nagar (1990), Godfather (1990), Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995), Friends (1999), Kakkakuyil (2001) and Chronic Bachelor (2003). Mukesh proved his versatility by portraying the role of a sidekick detective to Mammootty in films like Sethurama Iyer CBI (2004) and Nerariyan CBI (2005). In 2007, Mukesh turned to production and launched Lumiere Film Company along with fellow actor Sreenivasan. Their first venture Katha Parayumpol (2007) was a commercial success.A few of his recent releases include Twenty:20 (2008), 2 Harihar Nagar (2009), In Ghost House Inn (2010) and English (2013) which won the Kerala film Critics Award. Mukesh was last seen in the film Mannar Mathai Speaking 2 (2014). He was recently seen in Su Su Sudhi Valmeekam (2015),his upcoming movies are Two countries and Adi Kapyare Kootamani is set to release in December (2015).