Kunchacko Boban and Chandini - I Personally
Kunchacko's debut was as a child in his fathers film Dhanya (1981) at the age of four. He acted in a leading role in the 1997 romantic drama Aniyathipraavu and received an early breakthrough, the film turned to be the highest-grossing Malayalam film ever. He starred in successful romance films in late 1990s, with films such as Mayilpeelikkavu (1998), Nakshatratharattu (1998), Niram (1999), Priyam (2000) and Sathyam Sivam Sundaram (2000). Unlike his regular star-crossed romantic roles, he appeared as a common man[disambiguation needed] in Sathyan Anthikkad's satirical drama Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka (2001) and Lohithadas's drama film Kasthooriman (2003), both critically praised and commercially successful. Kunchacko won the Kerala State Film Award – Special Mention for his performance in the 2004 film Ee Snehatheerathu. His career took a setback after few box office failures during mid-2000s. He took a break from films and concentrated on real estate business.
He made a successful comeback in 2009 with the comedy Gulumal: The Escape, which was well received. Later, he went on to act in successful films such as Mummy & Me (2010), Elsamma Enna Aankutty (2010), Traffic (2011), Seniors (2011), Doctor Love (2011), Ordinary (2012), Mallu Singh (2012), Romans (2013), Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum (2013), How Old Are You? (2014), Madhura Naranga (2015), Jamna Pyari (2015), Kochauvva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho (2016), Take Off (2017), Shikkari Shambhu (2018), Kuttanadan Marpappa (2018) and Panchavarnathatha (2018),Thattumpurath Achuthan(2018) and Allu Ramendran(2019). In 2016, Kunchacko produced the film Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho through Udaya Pictures, in the process reviving the studio after a 30-year hiatus.
Beside, films and business, Kunchacko also promotes social causes. In 2015, he opened Al Fasht Medical Centre in Sharjah, a medical centre for child behaviour, autism, and adult psychiatry, providing comparatively low-cost health care.
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