Director Priyadarshan talks about the last shooting of Mohanlal and Nedumudi Venu. Priyadarshan said, “Will you always be with me” was the last dialogue between the two he shot. Priyadarshan last shot Mohanlal and Nedumudi Venu together in the movie ‘Marakkar: The Lion of Arabian Sea’.
Priyadarshan said that Nedumudi Venu and Mohanlal were best buddies. “Nedumudi Venu was Mohanlal's guardian of conscience. There was so much love between them. 'Will You Always Be With Me' was the last dialogue I shot between the two”; said Priyadarshan.
Priyadarshan said that it was cruel to not give a national award for the unique talent Nedumudi Venu. Priyadarshan said that no actor in Indian cinema has acted with so many different faces. “He will transform in many ways for the character in each film;” said Priyadarshan.
Nedumudi Venu died last day due to severe health conditions. According to reports, Nedumudi Venu’s condition worsened after getting Covid. He was also afflicted with some other health problems.
Nedumudi Venu is undoubtedly recognized as one of Malayalam cinema's finest actors. He has won 3 National Film Awards and six Kerala State Film Awards for his various performances. He has also written screenplays and has directed one film.
He began his career in theatre and theatre before moving on to film. In 1978, Nedumudi Venu made his Mollywood debut in G Aravindan's film 'Thambu.' Later in his career, the actor took on a variety of roles and continues to dazzle audiences with his faultless performances. His deft acting skills have drawn the attention of cinephiles from all around the world. Nedumudi Venu has appeared in over 500 Malayalam and Tamil films during his four-decade career.