Chandra Mohan (Telugu actor)

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Chandra Mohan
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Actor Chandra Mohan
Born
Mallampalli Chandrasekhara Rao

OccupationActor

Chandra Mohan (born Mallampalli Chandrasekhara Rao) is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema and a few Tamil films. He has garnered two Filmfare Awards and seven Nandi Awards.[1] He received critical reception for his performance in box office hits such as Rangula Ratnam, for which he received the state Nandi Award for Best Actor, Padaharella Vayasu (1978), alongside Sridevi, for which he won the Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu) and Siri Siri Muvva (1978). His first Tamil film was Naalai Namadhe (1976). Some of the films in which he starred as the lead actor are Seetamalakshmi, Radha Kalyanam, Rendu Rella Aaru, Chandamama Raave and Ram Robert Rahim.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

He was born in 1945 or 1946[1] at Pamidimukkala (Village and Mandal) in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh in a Telugu Brahmin family. He graduated from the agriculture college of Bapatla. He has a brother named Chinnayya and an elder sister named Satyavathi. He is the cousin of veteran filmmaker K. Viswanath.

Early career[edit]

Chandra Mohan was introduced to the Telugu film industry through the film Rangula Ratnam in 1966. In 1968, he starred in Sukha Duhkalu, as the caring brother of Vanisri, for which he received awards.[2][3]

Awards[edit]

Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards South

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Character Main cast
1966 Rangula Ratnam Vasu Anjali Devi, Ram Mohan, Vanisri, Vijaya Nirmala
1968 Bangaru Pichika Vijaya Nirmala, G. Varalakshmi, Rajababu
Sukha Dukhalu S.V. Ranga Rao, Vanishri, Rama Krishna, Jaya Lalitha
1969 Aatmiyulu Chandram Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vanisri, Gummadi
1970 Talli Tandrulu
Sambarala Rambabu Raja Rao
1971 Bomma Borusa Sekhar
Lal Patthar
Ramalayam Son of Kantham
1972 Kalam Marindi Sobhan Babu, Sharada, Gummadi
1973 Jeevana Tarangalu Ananth
Meena
Ganga Manga
1974 Alluri Seetharama Raju Govindu Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala, Jaggaiah
O Seeta Katha Chandram Roja Ramani, Shubha, Devadas Kanakala
Ammayi Pelli Ravi N.T. Rama Rao, Bhanumathi, Gummadi
1975 Naalai Namadhe M.G. Ramachandran, Latha
Yashoda Krishna Narada Jamuna, S. V. Ranga Rao, Baby Sridevi
1976 Secretary Siva Ram ANR, Vanisri, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Ranganath
Paadipantalu
1977 Kurukshetram Abhimanyu Krishna, Sobhan Babu, Jamuna, Vijaya Nirmala
Kurukshetra
Khaidi Kalidasu Raghu
Devathalara Deevinchandi Muralikrishna
1978 Karunamayudu Bartimaeus, the Blind man, whom Christ healed while leaving Jericho Vijayachander, Kongara Jaggaiah
Padaharella Vayasu Gopala Krishna Sridevi, Nirmalamma
Pranam Khareedu Devudu Rao Gopal Rao, Jayasudha, Chiranjeevi
Seetamalakshmi Kondayya Talluri Rameshwari, Sridhar, Vankayala Satyanarayana
Siri Siri Muvva Sambayya Jayaprada, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Devadas Kanakala
1979 Sankarabharanam Kameswara Rao J. V. Somayajulu, Manju Bhargavi, Rajya Lakshmi
Tayaramma Bangarayya Chiranjeevi, Madhavi, Satyanarayana Kaikala
Intinti Ramayanam
Korikale Gurralaite
Mangala Toranalu
Sangham Chekkina Silpalu
Nagamalli Deepa
1980 Ram Robert Rahim Rahim Krishna, Rajnikanth, Anjali Devi
Gayyali Gangamma Rajani, Suryakantham, Nagabhushanam
Subhodayam Chandram Sulakshana, Manorama, Sakshi Ranga Rao
Pakkinti Ammayi Bujji Jayasudha, S.P Balasubrahmanyam, Chakravarthi
1981 Priya Chiranjeevi, Radhika, Swapna
Radha Kalyanam Palghat Madhavan Raadhika, Sarath Babu, Kanta Rao
Deiva Thirumanangal [ Tamil ] as Lord Siva
1982 Kalahaala Kapuram Saritha
Kotha Neeru Mohan Babu, Deepa
1983 Santoshimata Vratam Nirmalamma, Rajanala, Satyanarayana Kaikala
Mudu Mullu Radhika Geeta
1984 Adigo Alladigo Suhasini Maniratnam
Inti Guttu Chiranjeevi, Nalini, Rao Gopal Rao, Suhasini
Kanchana Ganga Prabhakar Saritha, Swapna
1985 Muchataga Mugguru Ram Babu Tulasi, Poornima, Rajendra Prasad
1986 Rendu Rella Aaru Sadguna Rao Rajani, Rajendra Prasad, Suthi Veerabhadra Rao
Chantabbai Kalyan Chiranjeevi, Suhasini, Allu Aravind
Sri Shirdi Saibaba Mahathyam Nanavali Vijayachandar, Anjali Devi, Somayajulu
1987 Gandhinagar Rendava Veedhi Prasad Rajendra Prasad, Gauthami, Jayasudha
Manmadha Leela Kamaraju Gola Manmadha Rajendra Prasad, Kalpana
Makutamleni Maharaju Ganapathi Krishna, Sridevi, Rajendra Prasad
Kaboye Alludu Ram Babu Rajendra Prasad, Kalpana
Damit Katha Adam Thirigindi Chandram, Parvateesam, Ganapathi (Triple role) Rajendra Prasad, Naresh, Jeevitha Rajashekar
Naku Pellam Kavali Ramudu Rajendra Prasad, Kalpana, Shanti Priya
Dabbevariki Chedu Lakshmikanth Rajendra Prasad, Seeta
Trimurtulu himself Venkatesh, Arjun, Rajendra Prasad
1988 Trinetrudu Saleem Chiranjeevi, Bhanupriya,
Yogi Vemana Abhirama Vijayachander, Archana, K. R. Vijaya
Asthulu Anthasthulu Sivaiah Rajendra Prasad, Ramya Krishna
Thodallullu Mohan Rajendra Prasad, Gauthami
Bharya Bhartala Bhagotham Ganapathi Rajendra Prasad, Ashwini, Jeevitha Rajashekar
Chinnodu Peddodu Peddodu Rajendra Prasad, Kushboo
Vivaaha Bhojanambu Vasu Rao Rajendra Prasad, Ashwini
1989 Sakshi Shekar Rajendra Prasad, Lijji
Zoo Laka Taka Madhava Chary Rajendra Prasad, Tulasi, Kalpana
Preminchi Choodu Mohan Rajendra Prasad, Silk Smitha
Jayammu Nischayammu Raa Suribabu Rajendra Prasad, Sumalatha
Geethanjali Akkineni Nagarjuna, Girija, Vijayakumar
Chinnari Sneham Raghu, Seetha, Malashri, Daggubati Raja
1990 Ramba Rambabu Narada Maharshi Rajendra Prasad, Parijatha
Alludugaru Anand Mohan Babu, Sobhana, Kongara Jaggaiah
1991 Aditya 369 Tenali Rama Krishna
1992 Peddarikam Rama Krishna
Chillara Mogudu Allari Koduku chandramohan,Jayasudha,Giri babu
1994 Aame Subrahmanyam Srikanth, Ooha, Chandra Mohan
1996 Gulabi Chandu's father J. D. Chakravarthi, Maheshwari, Brahmaji
Ramudochadu Chandraiah
Ninne Pelladatha Murthy Nagarjuna, Tabu, Chalapathi Rao, Manju Bhargavi
1997 Preminchukundam Raa Chakrapani Venkatesh, Anjala Zaveri, Sudha
1998 Chandralekha Pandu Nagarjuna, Ramya Krishna, Murali Mohan, Isha Kopikar
Premante Idera Subba Rao Venkatesh, Preity Zinta
Andaru Herole
1999 Iddaru Mitrulu Vijay's father Chiranjeevi, Sakshi Shivanand, Ramya Krishna
Ravoyi Chandamama Meghana's father Akkineni Nagarjuna, Anjala Zaveri, Kirti Reddy, Jagapathi Babu
Thammudu Kutumba Rao Pawan Kalyan, Preeti Jhangiani, Aditi, Achyuth
Seetharama Raju Raghava Raju Nagarjuna, Sakshi Shivanand, Sanghavi, Hari Krishna
2000 Manoharam Usha's father Jagapathi Babu, Laya, Prakash Raj, Vinod Bala
Tirumala Tirupati Venkatesa Srikanth, Ravi Teja, Brahmanandam, Roja
Rayalaseema Ramanna Chowdary Mohan Babu, Jaya Sudha, Achyuth
Chiru Navvuto Venu's uncle Venu Thottempudi, Shaheen Khan, Prakash Raj, Prema
2001 Manasanta Nuvve Mohan Rao Uday Kiran, Reemma Sen, Tanu Roy
Ishtam Subbu Karthik, Shriya
Nuvvu Naaku Nachav Sekharam Venkatesh, Aarti Agarwal, Asha Saini, Prakash Raj
2002 Manmadhudu Maheswari's uncle Nagarjuna, Sonali Bendre, Anshu
Nuvve Nuvve Rishi's father Tarun, Sreya, Prakash Raj
Nuvvu Leka Nenu Lenu Siva Prasad Tarun, Aarti Agarwal, Kiran Rathod, Laya
Santosham Chandram Nagarjuna, Gracy Singh, Sreya, Prabhu Deva
Ninu Choodaka Nenundalenu Sachiin J Joshi, Bhavna Pani
2003 Okkadu Swapna's father Mahesh Babu, Bhoomika Chawla, Prakash Raj
Sambhu Aryan Rajesh, Sarika, Srinivasa Reddy, Chitram Seenu
Vasantham Peter Venkatesh, Kalyani, Aarti Agarwal, Tanikella Bharani
2004 7G Brindavan Colony Ravi's father Ravi Krishna, Sonia Agarwal, Suman Setty
Varsham Venkat's uncle Prabhas, Trisha, Gopichand, Prakash Raj
2005 Andagadu Rajendra Prasad, Damini, Bhavana, Harika
Andarivadu Chiranjeevi, Rimi Sen, Tabu, Rakshita
Athanokkade Ram's father Kalyan Ram, Sindhu Tolani, Prakash Raj, Ashish Vidyarthi
Jagapathi Jagapathi Babu, Rakshita, Navneet Kaur, Sai Kiran
Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana Jailor Siddharth, Trisha, Srihari, Veda
Sankranti Rama Chandraiah Venkatesh, Sneha, Aarti Agarwal, Srikanth
2006 Boss Girls Orphanage warden Nagarjuna, Nayanatara, Poonam, Sreya
Chinnodu Jailor Sumanth, Charmi, Brahmanandam
Evandoi Srivaru Srikanth, Sneha, Nikitha
Ranam Chinna's father Gopichand, Kamna Jethmalani, Biju Menon
Raraju Gopi Chand, Meera Jasmin, Shivaji, Ankita
2007 Desamuduru Chandra Mohan Allu Arjun, Hansika Motwani, Pradeep Rawat, Subbaraju
Dhee Narayana Vishnu, Genelia, Srihari, Tanikella Bharani
Hello Premisthara Sairam Shankar, Sheela, Sunil, Brahmanandam
Satyabhama Shivaji, Bhoomika Chawla, Nimisha
State Rowdy 2007 Shivaji, Mallika Kapoor, Madhushalini, Venu Madhav
Yogi Chandranna Prabhas, Nayantara, Sarada, Kota Srinivas Rao
2008 Baladoor Purushotham Teja, Anushka, Krishna
Chintakayala Ravi Chintakayala Govinda Rao Venkatesh, Anushka, Mamata Mohandas, Lakshmi
Donga Sachinollu Krishna Bhagavan, Raghu Babu, Rambha
Hare Ram Kalyan Ram, Priyamani, Sindhu Tolani, Kota Srinivasa Rao
King Narayana Nagarjuna, Trisha, Mamata Mohandas, Srihari
Krishna Chandra Sekhar Ravi Teja, Trisha, Brahmanandam
Maa Ayana Chanti Pilladu Shivaji, Meera Jasmin, Sangeetha, Venu Madhav
Ready Janaki's father Ram, Genelia, Brahmanandam, Kota Srinivasa Rao
Salute Vishaal, Nayanatara, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Brahmanandam
Siddu From Sikakulam Siddhu's Father Allari Naresh, Manjari Phadnis, Shraddha Das, Venue Madhava
Ullasamga Utsahamga Narayana Rao Yasho Sagar, Sneha Ullal
2010 Namo Venkatesa Venkata Ramana's uncle Daggubati Venkatesh, Trisha Krishnan
Darling Bhadram Prabhas, Kajal Aggarwal
2011 Mirapakaay Vishwanatha Shastri Ravi Teja, Richa Gangopadhyay, Deeksha Seth
Wanted Tottempudi Gopichand, Deeksha Seth
Kandireega Vishwanatham Ram Pothineni, Hansika Motwani, Sonu Sood
Dookudu Ajay's Uncle Mahesh Babu, Samantha Ruth Prabhu
2012 Yamudiki Mogudu Naresh's Father Allari Naresh, Richa Panai
2013 Sarocharu Sandhya's father Raviteja, Kajal Aggarwal
Okkadine Nara Rohit, Nithya Menon
Baadshah Rama Rao's Uncle Jr. NTR, Kajal Aggarwal
Potugadu Neelakanta Shastri Manchu Manoj, Simran Kaur Mundi, Sakshi Chaudhary
2014 Loukyam Meka Papa Rao "Puppy" Tottempudi Gopichand, Rakul Preet Singh
2015 Bandipotu Allari Naresh, Eesha Rebba, Rao Ramesh
Lion Bhoopathi Nandamuri Balakrishna, Trisha, Radhika Apte
2016 Manamantha Sairam's Uncle Mohanlal, Gautami
2017 Duvvada Jagannadham DJ's Uncle Allu Arjun, Pooja Hegde
Goutham Nanda Nanda Kishore's father Gopichand, Hansika Motwani
Mister Senior Pichchaiah Naidu's brother Varun Tej, Hebah Patel, Lavanya Tripathi
Oxygen Sanjeev's father Gopichand, Raashi Khanna, Anu Emmanuel, Jagapati Babu

Unreleased filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Co-Stars Director Notes References
1978 Thiranottam Mohanlal Ashok Kumar Debut film for Mohanlal, Priyadarshan [4]

Television[edit]

Gangato Rambabu - Zee Telugu as Kameshwara Shastri

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "My First Break: Chandra Mohan". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 28 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Chandramohan really worth Rs 300 Cr?". The Times of India.
  3. ^ a b "Old Heroine's Lucky Hero - AP Chit-Chat". AP Chit-Chat. Archived from the original on 22 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Mohanlal's debut 'Thiranottam'". mohanlalfansassociation.

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