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MG Soman

Born1943
Died12th December, 1997
Native PlaceThiruvalla
CareerCast (404), Production (1)
First MovieGaayathri (1973)
Last MovieLelam (1997)
ChildrenSaji Soman


MG Soman, along with Sukumaran and Jayan he was considered to be one of the superstars of Malayalam cinema during the 1970s. Soon after retiring from the Indian Air Force, Soman joined a drama troupe and then to moved to the film industry. He acted in the role of a hero from 1976 to 1983 and later played the roles of villains, comedians and supporting roles. In 1977, his greatest film was released under the direction of IV Sasi - Itha Ivide Vare. He soon rose to become the busiest actor in the industry. In 1978, Soman had acted in 42 films as hero, which was till today kept as a record. In 1997, Lelam, directed by Joshiy, was his last film and his performance as Aanakkattil Eappachan was greatly appreciated and received critical acclaim. He died on 12 December 1997 due to jaundice. He was aged 56

His son Saji also acted in a few movies, but did not turn out to be successful as his father.



Prepared by: Winston Morris



Statistics

YearCastProduction
Not available1 -
19733 -
19746 -
197519 -
197626 -
197735 -
197841 -
197923 -
198023 -
198123 -
198217 -
198317 -
198418 -
198518 -
198618 -
198725 -
198820 -
198910 -
199012 -
199181
199212 -
19935 -
19947 -
19956 -
19964 -
19977 -