Malavika Mohanan

Malavika Mohanan

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Malavika Mohanan Biography

Malavika Mohan is an actress associated with Malayalam cinema. She made her debut in Malayalam cinema with Pattam Pole, opposite Dulquer Salmaan. She is the daughter of noted cinematographer K U Mohananan. She accompanied her father in the sets of one of the ad shoots for actor Mammootty and it changed her life. Her real dream was to become a cinematographer like her father. However the movie received negative response from critics and was a box office flop.

 
Malavika grew up in Mumbai, where she completed her graduation in media studies and advertisement in 2012. She has also visited many Bollywood film sets aside her father and has always believed that she is best behind the camera. She completed both cinematography and photography courses and had just taken decision to assist her father behind camera. Once she accompanied her father for an ad shoot with Mammootty. The megastar impressed by her looks offered her the lead role opposite his son in the upcoming movie. Mammootty also showed Dulquer Salmaan’s photographs and Malavika was bit surprised when she got such a big offer in Malayalam movies. Though she told that she has no previous acting experience, the megastar assured her that acting could be learnt and only a nod is needed.


In her debut movie, Pattom Pole, released in 2013, she played a girl who grew up in a village in Alappuzha, but a bit modern. The movie was scripted by Girish Kumar and directed by renowned cinematographer Alagappan, which happened to be his directorial debut as well. Archana Kavi, Anoop Menon, Jayaprakash and Lalu Alex also played pivot roles in the movie.

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Updated: June 03, 2018

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