Malayalam film super star actor kunchako boban
Kunchacko Boban is an Indian film actor who has starred in over 60 Malayalam films. After making his debut in the commercially successful film Aniyathipraavu (1997), he went on to feature in films Niram (1999), Dhosth (2001), Swapnakoodu (2003), Kasthooriman (2003), Gulumaal (2009), Elsamma Enna Aankutty (2010), Traffic (2011), Seniors (2011), Ordinary (2012) and Romans (2013). He was awarded the special jury award for his performance in Ee Snehatheerathu at the Kerala State Film Awards in 2004. He is the grandson of director and producer Kunchacko of Udaya Studios, and the grandnephew of Navodaya Appachan of Navodaya Studio. He began his career as lead in Aniathipravu (1997), co-starring Shalini, and directed by Fazil. He had a massive fan following after his evergreen blockbuster debut movie. The waves he created among the teenage girls can be compared to that of Shankar Panikkar during Manjil Virinja Pookkal. Once he even admitted that he got letters written with blood during this period from his lady admirers. Kunchacko Boban and Shalini gained a reputation as a star pair. They went on to work together in four films. He stood out among the heroes of the late 1990s, when the middle-aged superstars concentrated on action films. Following the success of Aniathipravu, Kunchacko Boban was cast in movies like Nakshathrathaarattu and Mayilpeelikkavu. In Nakshathrathaarattu, he was again cast opposite Shalini. Both films were fairly successful. Then he played a cameo in Fazil's Harikrishnans, which marked the reunion of Mohanlal and Mammootty after 9 years. Then came a streak of flops like Chandamama, Ingane Oru Nilapakshi, Prem Poojari, Sahayathrikakku Snehapoorvam etc. He had a single success in 1999, Kamal's Niram, which featured him opposite Shalini for the final time. Niram was a rage among the colleges in Kerala and through this movie, he attained the title choclate hero among youngsters.