How MAMMOOTTY Become a MEGASTAR? Here is the full Story of Mammootty’s Mega stardom Journey. It was during his days at Maharajah’s that he got his first role a bit part in Anubhavangal Paalichakal in 1971. He practiced as a criminal lawyer in Manjiri for 2 years. He was ‘discovered’ by M.T. Vasudevan Nair who cast him in the unfinished ‘Devalokam’. K.G. George was another mentor of Mammootty’s who made him into a bankable superstar.