MohanPublished: January 30, 2015
Mohan Rao known by her stage name as Mohan is an Indian film actor, known for his works predominantly in Tamil cinema, and a few Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam films. He is also known as Kokila Mohan after his debut as an actor in a film called Kokila. In 1982, he received the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actor for his work in Payanangal Mudivathillai. Playback singer and dubbing actor S.N.Surendar has given voice for Mohan for more than 75 films.
Mohan was born and brought up in ITI Colony, Bangalore. He hails from Udupi district of Karnataka. His father was a restaurateur who owned restaurants at various places in south Karnataka and in Bangalore. He completed his education in Bangalore. Mohan was introduced into the world of theatre by B. V. Karanth and trained by the likes of G. V. Iyer. Mohan was spotted by B. V. Karanth at a restaurant and asked to join the theatre group. Mohan’s first stage play was praised by critics from places like Delhi. Mohan was introduced to the cinema by Balu Mahendra in his movie Kokila in 1977 alongside Tamil actor Kamal Haasan. Mohan was introduced in the Tamil film Nenjathai Killathey by director Mahendran. In 1980 he acted in dual roles for the first time in Gandar Golam which was directed by director Singeetham Srinivasa Rao. Nenjathai Killaadhey marked the beginning of the peak of Mohan’s career. Kilinjalgal, Payanagal Mudivathillai had Silver Jubilee. Mohan became a major star through Payanangal Mudivathillai.
|Real Name||Mohan Rao|
|Place of Birth||Bangalore|
|Debut movie||Kokila (Kannada)|
|Known For||Vidhi,Nooravathu Naal,Mouna Ragam|
|Date of Marriage|