Malayalam film industry is indeed an alluring one. Many people try their luck in this industry. Some come from varied professions and some even continue to practice their previous occupations (i.e. before venturing into films). Here is a list of Mollywood celebrities who practiced medicine.
Ajmal has tried his luck in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. He has a couple of Filmfare awards to his credit. Ajmal had earlier pursued medicine in National Pirogov Memorial Medical University in Ukraine. He had decided on opening a hospital in later stages.
2. 'Dr. Divya nair'
Mattoru Kalvari is a Malayalam film in which Divya acted. Besides acting, she is also an anchor and serial actress. She had pursued medicine from WHMC college. Now she is a homeo doctor too. Divya was very much appreciated for her acting prowess in the serial Padasaram.
At present Pallavi is pursuing final year in medicine from TBillisi State Medical University, Georgia. She aspires to be a cardiologist. She had acted in the super hit Malayalam flick Premam.
4. 'Dr. Rony'
Ayalum Njanum Thammil are some of the great flicks of this doctor cum actor.
He is a scriptwriter as well as a homeopathic doctor. His serial Koodumattam, for which he penned the screenplay, was well received. He also wrote scripts for some highly acclaimed films.
Bobby and Sanjay are well-known script writers of Mollywood. Bobby is now practicing medicine. The movies for which Bobby wrote scripts are all hits.