Mohan

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Mohan may refer to:

People[edit]

Sole name[edit]

  • Krishna, an avatar of Vishnu in Hindu Mythology
  • Mohan (actor) (born 1956), Kollywood film actor
  • Mohanlal (Malayalam, born 1960), South Indian film actor
  • Crazy Mohan (born 1949), popular Tamil comedy actor, script writer and playwright

Given name[edit]

  • Mohan Agashe, Indian actor
  • Mohan Babu (born 1952), born as Manchu Bakthavatsalam Naidu, is an actor, producer, politician from Andhra Pradesh, India. He has achieved the prestigious national honor Padma Shri in 2007, by the President of India
  • Mohan Bam, Nepalese judoka
  • Mohan Bhagwat (born 1950), veterinary doctor and the current Sarsanghachalak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
  • Mohan Chand Sharma (1965–2008), Indian Police Inspector who served in the Delhi Police, Special Cell
  • Mohan Das, more commonly known as Lotan Baba (or "rolling saint"), an Indian holy man promoting peace by rolling his body along the ground when he travels
  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869–1948), better known as Mahatma Gandhi
  • Mohan Rakesh (1925–1972), major figure of 20th century Hindi literature
  • Ram Mohan Roy (1774–1833), founder of Brahmo Samaj, a 19th-century spiritual and religious reformation
  • Mohan al-Furayji, a general in the Iraqi Army who planned the 2008 Iraqi operation against militias in Basra
  • Mohan Gokhale (died 1999), Indian film, television and theater actor who has worked in art films such as Sparsh, Bhavni Bhavai and Mirch Masala
  • Mohan Krishna Indraganti, award-winning Telugu film director from India
  • Mohan Jena (born 1957), member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India representing the Jajpur constituency of Orissa, and a member of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) political party
  • Mohan Kanda (born 1945), Indian civil servant and a member of the National Disaster Management Authority
  • Mohan Kumaramangalam (1916–1973), Indian politician and communist theorist who was a member of the Indian National Congress, and later, the Communist Party of India
  • Mohan Lal Grero, Sri Lankan educationist and politician, currently a member of the Provincial Councilor of the Western Province
  • Mohan Lal Sukhadia (1916–1982), political and social leader who served as Chief Minister of Rajasthan for 17 years (1954–1971)
  • Mohan Maharishi, Indian theatre director, actor and a playwright
  • Mohan Munasinghe, Sri Lankan physicist
  • Mohan Patel (born 1952), former field hockey player from New Zealand, who was a member of the national team that won the Gold medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
  • Mohan Rawale (born 1948), member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India representing the Mumbai South Central constituency of Maharashtra and a member of the Shiv Sena (SS) political party
  • Mohan Saliya Ellawala (1948–2009), governor of Sabaragamuwa Province in Sri Lanka from October 2, 2008 up until his death in 2009
  • Mohan Sharma, Indian film actor in Malayalam films, Chattakari fame
  • Manmohan Singh (born 1932), Prime minister of India
  • Mohan Singh (born 1945), Indian politician, currently the General Secretary of the Samajwadi Party
  • Mohan Bikram Singh, often referred to as MBS, party name Gharti, a Nepalese politician
  • Mohan Singh Deb (1909–1989), Indian Military officer and member of the Indian Independence Movement
  • Mohan Singh Kohli (born 1931), internationally renowned Indian mountaineer
  • Mohan Sinha Mehta, founder of Vidya Bhavan group of institutions and Sewa Mandir in Udaipur in Rajasthan
  • Mohan Singh Oberoi (1900–2002), widely regarded as the father of 20th century India's hotel business
  • Mohan Sithara, a Malayalam film music composer in Kerala
  • Mohan Sivanand (born 1951), Indian journalist and artist
  • Mohan Upreti (1925–1997), Indian theatre director, playwright and a music composer, considered one of the pioneers in Indian theatre music

Surname[edit]

  • A. G. Mohan, Indian yoga teacher, yoga therapist and author
  • C. Mohan, computer scientist and IBM Fellow
  • Chander Mohan, former Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana State in India
  • Chandra Mohan (disambiguation)
  • Chinta Mohan (born 1954), member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India representing the Tirupathi constituency of Andhra Pradesh, and a member of the Indian National Congress
  • Dominic Mohan (born 1969), British journalist originally from Bristol, England
  • Earl Mohan (1889–1928), American film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 50 films between 1915 and 1927
  • John Mohan, American bridge player
  • Keith Mohan (born 1935), English cricketer who played for Derbyshire in the County Championship in 1957 and 1958
  • Kim Mohan (born 1949), American author and editor
  • Mac Mohan (1938–2010), Indian character actor in Hindi language films
  • Madan Mohan, Indian music director
  • Murali Mohan (born 1940), South Indian film actor, producer and politician
  • Narendra Mohan (1934–2002), Indian industrialist, chairman and managing director of the Rs 874-crore Jagran Prakashan publisher for India's largest selling Hindi newspaper Dainik Jagran
  • Nicky Mohan (born 1970), English former professional footballer who played in defence
  • Radha Mohan (born 1965), Tamil movie director
  • Raja Mohan, Indian academic, journalist and foreign policy analyst
  • Rakesh Mohan (born 1948), Indian economist and former Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India
  • Ram Mohan, veteran in the Indian animation industry
  • Saira Mohan (born 1978), fashion model of Indian, Irish and French heritage
  • Saranya Mohan (born 1989), Indian film actress who has acted in Malayalam and Tamil films such as Yaaradi Nee Mohini and Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu
  • Satish Mohan, former town supervisor of Amherst, New York
  • Shweta Mohan (born 1986), Indian playback singer who has sung in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages, daughter of Sujatha Mohan
  • Sujatha Mohan (born 1964), Indian playback singer who has sung in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi movies
  • Vinu Mohan, Indian actor in Malayalam cinema, son of actress Sobha Mohan

Places[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Mohan (legendary), a name applied to several supernatural creatures in Latin American folklore
  • Mohan (Mohyal), a Punjabi Brahmin clan, one of the seven clans of the Mohyals
  • Mohan, the founding father of the captive bred white tigers of Rewa
  • Melaleuca viminea, a shrub or tree from Western Australia with the common name Mohan
  • Mohan Meakin Brewery, a large group of companies started with Asia's first brewery, incorporated in 1855
  • Mohan (1947 film)
  • Pyare Mohan, a Bollywood film released in 2006, a remake of Tamil film Aandipatti Arasampatti