Mohanlal’s Hidden Talent: Black Belt Holder in Taekwondo
It’s widely acknowledged that the renowned actor Mohanlal possesses a diverse range of talents beyond his exceptional acting prowess. However, an intriguing facet that might not be widely known is that the star of ‘Drishyam’ holds a black belt in Taekwondo. In a significant recognition of his skills, Mohanlal was awarded an honorary black belt by the World Taekwondo Headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, back in 2012. This distinction marked him as the first actor from the South Indian film industry to achieve such an honor. Notably, he joins the ranks of only a few Indians to hold this esteemed title, with notable names like Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla preceding him.
Beyond his cinematic accomplishments, Mohanlal’s dedication to martial arts adds another layer of admiration to his already illustrious career. This revelation offers fans a deeper appreciation for the multi-faceted abilities of this celebrated artist. As enthusiasts eagerly await his forthcoming projects, it’s worth mentioning that Mohanlal is set to grace the screen in Lijo Jose Pellissery’s upcoming film ‘Malaikottai Valiban,’ in which he’ll be portraying the role of a wrestler.
Reports suggest that the movie will incorporate elements of fantasy and showcase grand production scale. Moreover, fans can also anticipate the release of two highly anticipated films by Jeethu Joseph, titled ‘Ram’ and ‘Neru,’ featuring the versatile Mohanlal in pivotal roles. In conclusion, Mohanlal’s journey transcends the silver screen, encompassing a realm of achievements that reflect his dedication, versatility, and his insatiable quest for excellence.