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Full Name  Mohan Rao
Occupation  Actor, producer

Name   Mohan Rao
Role  Film actor
Spouse  Gowri (m. 1987)
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Born  August 23, 1956Bangalore
Other names  Kokila MohanMike Mohan
Years active  1977 – 19912008 – present
Awards  Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Movies  Mouna Ragam, Kokila, Payanangal Mudivathillai, Mella Thirandhathu Kadhavu, Udaya Geetham
Similar People  Poornima Jayaram, Nalini, Ilayaraja, R Sundarrajan, Revathi

Mohan Rao, known mononymously 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 film Kokila. In 1982, he received the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actor for his work in Payanangal Mudivathillai


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Playback singer and dubbing actor S.N.Surendar has given voice for Mohan for more than 75 films.

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Mohan was introduced to the world of theatre by B. V. Karanth, who spotted him at a restaurant. Mohan's first stage play was praised by critics from places like Delhi. Mohan was introduced to the cinema in Kannada by Balu Mahendra in his movie Kokila in 1977 alongside Tamil actor Kamal Haasan. Kokila was a hit and Mohan was catapulted into the limelight; since release of Moodu Pani in 1980 he has become one of the biggest stars of the Tamil cinema industry. He is called the "Silver Jubilee Star" and "Rajendra Kumar of Tamil Film Industry" since almost all movies featuring Mohan witnessed a fantastic run.

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After Kokila, Mohan starred in a Malayalam movie titled Mathalasa. Furthermore, immediately after the success of the Malayalam movie, Mohan went on to sign a Telugu film titled Thoorpu Velle Railu, which was a remake of the Tamil film Kizhakkae Pogum Rail. The Telugu version was directed by Bapu. After that Mohan was introduced in the Tamil film Nenjathai Killathey by director Mahendran. Nenjathai Killathey marked the beginning of the peak of Mohan's career. Kilinjalgal, Payanagal Mudivathillai had Silver Jubilee. Mohan became a major star through Payanangal Mudivathillai (1982).


  • 1982 – Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actor for Payanangal Mudivathillai
  • References

    Mohan (actor) Wikipedia