5 interesting similarities between Chackochan and Shalini
Kunchacko Boban and Shalini Kumar are one of the most celebrated onscreen couples ever in the history of Malayalam film industry. It is true that, many of us wished to get them married in real life as well. However, Shalini married Tamil actor Ajith in 2000 and Kunchacko Boban married Priya Ann Samuel in 2005. Here are some interesting similarities between Kunchacko Boban and Shalini.
1. November babies
They both are November babies, sounds interesting, right? Kunchacko Boban was born to Boban Kunchacko and Molly Kunchacko on November 2, 1976 while Shalini Kumar was born to Babu and Alice on 20 November 1979. Chackochan’s father was a film director while Shalini’s was an aspiring film actor, who couldn’t make it big in film industry.
2. Badminton players
They both are good badminton players. Shalini has even played some state level badminton championships. Recently, Ajith Kumar, husband of Shalini, has converted the backyard of their house into a badminton court to support her. Likewise, Kunchacko Boban has represented Kerala Royals in Celebrity Badminton League held in 2016.
3. Have two siblings
Chackochan is the eldest of three children while Shalini is the middle child. He has has two younger sisters and Shalini has one elder brother and younger sister. Interestingly, her sister Shamlee has shared screen space with Chackochan in the 2016 Malayalam movie Valleem Thetti Pulleem Thetti.
4. Debuted with Mohanlal starrers
Kunchacko Boban debuted with the 1981 Malayalam movie Dhanya, starring Mohanlal and Srividya in lead roles, as a child artist. Shalini’s debut movie as a child artist was Ente Mamattukkuttiyammakku, which was released on 1983, starring Mohanlal and Bharath Gopi in lead roles. Interestingly, both movies were directed by Fazil.
As all we know, Aniyathipraavu is the first movie in which they had appeared in lead roles. The movie was a blockbuster and ran over 300 days in many centers. Later, they have enthralled the audience with their incredible chemistry in movies including Nakshathrathaarattu, Prem Poojari and Niram.