Lal (Aka) M.P. Michael

 Kochi, Kerala, India
 Manathe Kottaram (1994)

About Me

Paul Michael, better known by his stage name Lal, is a Malayali Indian film director, script writer, actor, producer, and film distributor. He was born on 2 December 1958 in Kochi, Kerala, India. He entered into Tamil industry in the year 1994. He started acting in Tamil films with N. Linguswamy`s Sandakozhi. Lal`s other major roles include Jeevan in Ormacheppu, Devin Karlos Padaveedan in Black, Sathyan in Thommanum Makkalum and the title role in Banglowil Outha and Raveendran Pillai in Madhupal`s Thalappavu.

He became a producer and distributor in the Malayalam film industry in the mid-1990s and established a film production and distribution company named Lal Creations. The first film he produced was Hitler, which was directed by Siddique and starred Mammootty. He then produced Thenkasipattanam by the Rafi-Mecartin duo, in which he played a major role with Suresh Gopi. He also produced Rafi-Mecartin`s Superman and Chathikkatha Chanthu. Other films he has produced include Siddique`s Friends, Lal Jose`s Chanthupottu and Renjith`s Black.