Mohanlal dons several caps. Not only is he a superstar, he is a savvy entrepreneur, producer, playback singer, distributer and philanthropist. The 60-year-old who was in the news recently for sitting in the director’s chair for big budget 3D fantasy project Barozz, is seen donning the chef’s cap in several videos actress Kalyani Priyadarshan, who recently wrapped the shoot of Vineeth Srinivasan's Hridayam with Pranav Mohanlal, shared n her Instagram page.
In the videos, the actor, donning an apron, is seen cooking like a professional for his friends. First up was a grilled buttered vegetable dish for the vegetarians in the gathering. Next was grilled meat followed by what looked like flambéed bananas with ice cream as dessert.
The actor, who is currently riding the waves of success of his latest release Drishyam 2, a sequel to blockbuster Drishyam, had recently sent a copy of his daughter Vismaya Mohanlal’s book Grains of Stardust to Amitabh Bachchan. Big B took to Twitter and expressed gratitude to Mohanlal for sending him a wonderful read. He also sent his best wishes to Vismaya. Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, "MohanLal, superstar of Malayalam Cinema and one that I have immense admiration of , sends me a book, “Grains of Stardust”, written & illustrated by his daughter Vismaya.. A most creative sensitive journey of poems and paintings.. Talent is hereditary ! My best wishes."
An overwhelmed Mohanlal thanked Amitabh for the same. Mohanlal replied, "Words of appreciation coming from a legend is the best compliment and blessing Maya can get ! As for me this is the proudest moment as a father. Thank you @SrBachchan Sir."
Grains of Stardust, is a poetry book that contains a collection of Vismaya’s poems accompanied by illustrations. The book published by Penguin Random House India hit stores on February 14.
On the work front, Mohanlal is waiting for the release of Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, which will hit theatres on March 26. He also has Aaraattu, Ram and other films at different stages of production.