Mammootty National Awards: List of awards & Nominations Received By Mammootty

Muhammad Kutty Panaparambil Ismail (born 7 September 1951), known mononymously by the Mammootty, is an Indian actor and film producer who works predominantly in Malayalam-language films. He has also appeared in TamilTeluguKannadaHindi, and English-language productions. In a career spanning five decades, he has appeared in more than 420 films, predominantly in lead roles.

Mammootty National Awards

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most iconic actors in the history of Indian cinema. As of 2023, Mammootty has won 3 National Awards for Best Actor, a record 9 Kerala State Film Awards, 11 Kerala Film Critics Awards, and a record 13 Filmfare Awards South. Mammootty received his first National Film Award for Best Actor in 1990 for Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha and Mathilukal.

The Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri in 1998 for his contribution to film. In 2022, he was honoured with the Kerala Prabha Award, the second-highest civilian honour given by the Government of Kerala.

List of Awards Received By Mammootty From Indian Government

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YearAwardHonouring Body
1998Padma ShriGovernment of India
2010Honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.)University of Kerala
2010Honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.)University of Calicut
2022Kerala PrabhaGovernment of Kerala

In 1994, he secured his second National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Vidheyan and T. V. Chandran’s Ponthan Mada. In 1997, Mammootty won his third National Film Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of B. R. Ambedkar in the film Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. Additionally, he has earned 11 Kerala Film Critics Awards for Best Actor.

Mammootty National Film Award List

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YearNominated WorkCategoryLanguage
1989Mathilukal, Oru Vadakkan VeeragathaBest ActorMalayalam
1993Ponthan Mada, VidheyanBest ActorMalayalam
1998Dr. Babasaheb AmbedkarBest ActorEnglish

Kerala State Film Awards List

Mammootty National Film Award List
YearNominated WorkCategory
1981AhimsaSecond Best Actor
1984AdiyozhukkukalBest Actor
1985Yathra, NirakkoottuSpecial Jury Award
1989Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha, Mrigaya, MahayanamBest Actor
1993Vidheyan, Ponthan Mada, VatsalyamBest Actor
2004KaazhchaBest Actor
2009Paleri ManikyamBest Actor
2022Nanpakal Nerathu MayakkamBest Film

Kerala Film Critics Association Awards List

Kerala Film Critics Association Awards
YearNominated WorkCategory
1982YavanikaSecond Best Actor
1984Aksharangal, KaanamarayathuBest Actor
1985Anubandham, Nirakkoottu, Kochu Themmadi
1987Thaniyavarthanam, New Delhi
1989Mathilukal, Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha, Mrugaya
1992Soorya Manasam, Aayirappara, Pappayude Swantham Appoos
2004Lifetime Achievement AwardChalachitra Ratnam Award
2006Karutha Pakshikal, KaiyoppuBest Actor
2010Pranchiyettan and the Saint
2020Lifetime Achievement AwardRuby Jubilee Award

Filmfare Awards South

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YearNominated WorkCategoryResult
1984AdiyozhukkukalBest Actor – MalayalamWon
1985YathraBest Actor – MalayalamWon
1990MathilukalBest Actor – MalayalamWon
1990AzhaganBest Actor – TamilNominated
1991AmaramBest Actor – MalayalamWon
1992Swathi KiranamBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1997BhoothakkannadiBest Actor – MalayalamWon
2000Arayannagalude VeeduBest Actor – MalayalamWon
2004KaazhchaBest Actor – MalayalamWon
2006Karutha PakshikalBest Actor – MalayalamWon
Legends (Honorary Award)Honorary AwardWon
2009Paleri ManikyamBest Actor – MalayalamWon
2010Pranchiyettan and the SaintBest Actor – MalayalamWon
2014VarshamBest Actor – MalayalamWon
2015PathemariBest Actor – MalayalamWon

Several Other Awards Won By Mammootty

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Award ShowYearNominated WorkCategoryResultReference
IIFA Utsavam2016VarshamPerformance in Lead role – MaleNominated
South Indian International Movie Awards2014ImmanuelBest ActorNominated
2017The Great FatherNominated
Ramu Kariat Awards2009Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathira Kolapathakathinte KathaBest ActorWon[48]
Asiavision Awards2011Millennium Star[51]
2013Kunjananthante KadaBest Actor[52]
Asianet Film Award2000Arayannagalude VeeduBest Actor
2004Kaazhcha, Vesham
2007Ore Kadal, Big B, Kadha Parayumbol[54]
2009Asianet Millennium Star Award
2010Pranchiyettan and the Saint, Kutty SrankBest Actor[55]
2011Cultural Icon of Kerala[56]
2012Guest of Honour Award
2013Kunjananthante Kada, ImmanuelBest Actor[57]
2014Varsham, Munnariyippu[58]
Vanitha Film Awards2007Big B, Ore KadalBest Actor[59]
2009Loud Speaker, Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha, Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja[60]
2010Pranchiyettan and the Saint[61]
2024Kaathal – The Core, Kannur Squad, Nanpakal Nerathu MayakkamBest Actor

Other Major Honors and Recognitions

2020Vaikom Muhammad Basheer Binale Foundation Award
2020Critics Choice Film Awards for Best Actor (Malayalam) – Unda
2019Makudam Award for Best Actor – Peranbu
2015P S John Endowment Award
2014Kashmir International Film Festival – Lifetime Achievement Award
2012Thikkurussy Foundation Award for Contributions to Malayalam Cinema
2010Amrita-FEFKA Film Awards for Best Actor – Pranchiyettan and the Saint
2010Inspire Film Awards for Best Actor – Pranchiyettan and the Saint
2010Vellinakshatram Film Awards for Best Actor – Pranchiyettan and the Saint
2009Surya Film Award For Best Actor for Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathira Kolapathakathinte Katha
2009Jaihind Film Award For Best Actor for Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathira Kolapathakathinte Katha
2008Jaihind Utsav Awards-Actor of the Decade (Special Award)


This blog is all about the Mammootty National Awards, is an Indian actor, who works mainly in the Malayalam film industry. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most iconic actors in the history of Indian cinema and has several accolades to his name. He also won many National awards that hardly any filmmaker could get! that’s why he is a national icon in South Indian Cinema, Malayalam Cinema, Kerala Cinema and many others.


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