Shankar
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Born
Shankar Panicker

13 September 1960 (age 59)

NationalityIndian
Other namesOru Thalai Ragam Shankar
Shankar, Romantic Hero of Mollywood
OccupationActor
Producer
Director
Years active1979–present
Spouse(s)Rooparekha (divorced) Chitralakshmi Erandath(2013 – Present)
Parent(s)
  • Kecheriyil Thekkeveettil NK Panicker
  • Sulochana Panicker

Shankar Panicker, is an Indian film actor and director, popularly known as Shankar in Malayalam films. In the early eighties, he was a most prominent romantic lead actor of Malayalam cinemaGalatta Cinema magazine described him as the “True romantic hero of Mollywood” in their special edition on 100 years of Indian cinema.Shankar’s debut Tamil film Oru Thalai Ragam ran for over 365 days in theatres. His Malayalam debut Manjil Virinja Pookkal ran over 200 days in theatres and is one of the all time blockbuster hit romantic films of the Malayalam film industry.