Tovino Thomas birthday special: 5 movies of the actor that will make you fall in love with him

As the young actor celebrates his 33rd birthday, we bring you 5 movies that will make you fall in love with Tovino Thomas.

ZEE5 Web Desk

January 21, 2021


5 min


Tovino Thomas is a star in all its real sense. Ever since his debut, he has found a way into all our hearts. As the star celebrates his 33rd birthday, it seems right to say that he has become an irreplaceable icon in the Malayalam film industry. The actor has a mesmerising screen presence that he flaunts in all of his endeavors, be it with his bewitching looks or his unique dialogue delivery style. Tovino’s journey from a scary villain in Style to a soft and struggling filmmaker in And The Oscar Goes To proves that he can master any role given to him. Here are five movies that’ll make you fall in love with the actor.

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Even though Tovino Thomas made his acting debut in early 2012 with the movie Prabhuvinte Makkal, many noticed him for the first time in 2016 thriller Style. The actor’s phenomenal performance as the gruesome villain Edgar made it his big break in the industry. The movie starring Unni Mukundan and Tovino Thomas sees the two become arch-rivals and fight it out. Even though he plays an antagonist, Tovino’s charisma and class are sure to leave you in awe. The actor effortlessly makes it hard for us to hate him.

And The Oscar Goes To

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Tovino Thomas in And The Oscar Goes To (Source: ZEE5)

And The Oscar Goes To is a Malayalam drama that revolves around a passionate and struggling filmmaker played by Tovino Thomas. As charismatic as he is, Tovino simply aces the role of a struggler, making us all feel for his hardships and finally leading us to clap our hearts out when he succeeds. The movie is an inspiration to follow one’s dreams and Tovino’s character of the struggling filmmaker couldn’t have been done any better. The film that also features Anu Sithara, Vijayaraghavan and Salim Kumar, makes us all shed some tears.


Tovino Thomas proved that he can take on any role as he donned the uniform of a hardcore cop. The film, which revolves around the violent Nanchenkotta village, sees the actor transform into sub-inspector K, who is on a rampage to bring peace and glory to the village. Just like the villagers of Nanchenkotta, you too will fall in love with his new mass avatar.


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Tovino Thomas in Virus (Source: ZEE5)

Based on the 2018 Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, this thriller drama sees our favourite star don the role of a district collector. The film revolves around the lives of the people connected directly with the outbreak and how the state put a hold on the virus without spreading. Appearing as the young and energetic district collector of Calicut, Tovino Thomas simply steals the show in the movie. Even though the character has limited screen time, Tovino’s scintillating performance is sure to stay with you after the movie.

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Aami is a 2018 Malayalam biographical film that talks about a young Madhavikutty’s journey to become the strong, hard-hitting writer known as Kamala Surayya. The movie talks about Madhavikutty’s fascination for Lord Krishna, who is played by none other than Tovino Thomas. The versatile actor feels at home acing through the spiritual role, making us wonder the range he possesses to transform into any role. Watch Aami just for the enriching experience of Tovino’s acting.

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