Tamil Actor Mohan Rao Profile
Place of born : Bangalore
Other names : Kokila Mohan
Occupation : Actor, producer
Years active : 1977 – 1991 , 2008 – present
Spouse(s) : Gowri (1987-present)
Mohan is a popular Kollywood actor. His actual name is Mohan Rao hailing from Udupi district of Karnataka. He derived his name Kokila Mohan by acting in film called Kokila. Mohan is a Popular Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada actor. Mohan is one of the top actors in the history of the Indian Cinema.
Mohan was Called, in the industry as the ‘silver jubilee hero’ in 1980s for almost all movies featuring the actor witnessed a fantastic run then, Mohan disappeared from the filmdom following a series of flops.
He took a new avatar as the producer of tele-serials and managed successfully to come out with a serial in a prominent Tamil satellite channel. How ever, Mohan portrayed negative characters in the movies “Vidi, Nooravathu Nal, Nan ungal rasigan and December pookal”… and those films were super hits as well. The audience accepted Mohan as a hardcore romantic, villain as well as comedian.
Mohan’s versatility as an actor in various roles was accepted by the public as well as the critics alike. Mohan always gave sensitive performances straight from the heart.
“Payanangal Mudivathilla” saw perhaps his greatest ever performance as a singer and a man stricken with cancer. Mohan gave his best performance in the movie “Mouna Ragam”, which won National Award for Best Tamil Film.