Thilakan is an unhappy man these days. He has been making provocative statements about both Mammotty and Mohanlal as well as others like Nedumudi Venu.
The superstars are highly insecure. They don’t even like others matching up to their level, leave alone outperforming them. They will not — and they can’t — take the slightest competition. I have outperformed them in many films, which obviously has not gone down well with them. If someone outperforms them, it is an open challenge to their stardom. People and media praised my performance in their films. It might have been difficult for them to digest. They tried to push me around on screen. Once that failed, they tried it off the screen as well.[‘The Malayalam superstars are highly insecure’]
And here is what the superstars had to say about Thilakan. Mammooty writes the following in his autobiography.
This is what Mohanlal had to say