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#5 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Moothon Star Dileesh Pothan

Tom Francis

August 5, 2020

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From doing small roles in feature films to being a movie director, Dileesh Pothan is a man of many talents. Here are some interesting things that will astonish you about the actor from Malayalam movie Moothon.

Didn’t we all love actor Dileesh Pothan as Moosa in the Malayalam movie Moothon? His fantastic on-screen presence and chemistry with actors like Nivin Pauly and Roshan Mathew make the island scenes from the movie worth watching. Known for his relatable characters with a Naadan touch, Dileesh Pothan is undeniably one of Malayalam’s all-time favourite actors.

Be it his appearances in movies like Salt N Pepper and Trance, characters of any nature are a safe bet when Dileesh Pothan comes on screen. For those of you who are not familiar with him, here are #5 interesting facts about Malayalam movie Moothon actor Dileesh Pothan.

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#1 Award-Winning Filmmaker

Did you guys know that Dileesh Pothan is a two-time National Award-winning Director? Yes, you guys read that right! He won the National Award for the best feature film for his movies, Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum and Maheshinte Prathikaram. Known for his directorial brilliance, Dileesh’s movies always carry his signature charm in storytelling and character development.

#2 Humble Beginnings

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Unlike many of the leads in the industry with a support system, Dileesh Pothan’s career is entirely self-made. From small roles in feature films, the actor soon started getting noticed for his acting skills by performing complex characters.

#3 Made A Debut With Salt N’ Pepper

Even though he appeared as a junior artist in movies like Chandranudhikunna Dikkil, Dileesh’s first noticeable appearance in Aashiq Abu directorial Salt N’ Pepper. He has also worked as the Assistant Director to several Aashiq Abu films like 22 Female Kottayam and Da Thadiya.

#4 Production Venture

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After delivering the first hit in the industry, Dileesh created his own production house. His Working-Class Hero banner has made some of the best recent Malayalam movies by partnering with filmmaker Shyam Pushkaran.

#5 Theatre To Movies

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Unlike many other actors, Dileesh never appeared on TV before his acting career. Pursuing his interest in performing arts, the actor holds a master’s degree and M.Phil in Theatre.

Tell us your favourite moment from Dileesh Pothan in the Malayalam movie Moothon in the comments below!

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