Malavika Mohanan

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Malavika Mohanan
Malavika Mohanan grace the Asia Spa Awards 2017 (02) (cropped).jpg
Malavika at Asia Spa Awards 2017
Born (1992-08-07) 7 August 1992 (age 26)
Mumbai, India
Years active2013–present
Home townPayyanur, Kannur, Kerala, India

Malavika Mohanan is an Indian film actress, who predominantly appears in Malayalam films. She also appeared in a Bollywood and a Kannada film. Malavika made her debut with Malayalam film Pattam Pole in 2013.

Early life[edit]

Born in 1992, Malavika is the daughter of cinematographer K. U. Mohanan. She hails from Payyanur in Kannur, India, but was brought up in Mumbai.


She made her film debut in 2013 with the Malayalam film Pattam Pole, portraying the leading role of Riya, a girl who grew up in a village in Alappuzha, but follows a bit modern lifestyle. The film was directed by cinematographer Alagappan N., which also happened to be his directorial debut.[1][2][3] In her next venture titled Nirnayakam,[4] a social-drama that narrates the issues of common-man and questions those in power neglecting their responsibilities. In the film, she played the girlfriend of the lead Asif Ali. For her performance, she won the Special Jury Award at the Jaycey Awards.[5][6][7] She has also acted in several advertisements, including Hero Honda in Hindi and Mathrubhumi Yathra.


Year Title Role Language Notes
2013 Pattam Pole Riya Malayalam
2015 Nirnayakam Saral Malayalam
2016 Naanu Mattu Varalakshmi Varalakshmi Kannada
2017 The Great Father Meera Malayalam
2018 Naale Angeline Malayalam Delayed
2018 Beyond the Clouds Tara Hindi
2019 Petta TBA Tamil Post-production


  1. ^ Saraswathy Nagarajan. "Malavika Mohan: a breath of fresh air in Mollywood". The Hindu.
  2. ^ "Malavika Mohan is Dulquer's new heroine". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Pattam Pole Malayalam Review". CinemaScoop.NET. 2016-11-07. Retrieved 2016-11-08.
  4. ^ "'Nirnayakam' Starring Asif Ali, Malavika Mohan". International Business Times, India Edition. 5 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Nirnaayakam | Lensmen Movie Review". 2015-06-05. Retrieved 2016-08-09.
  6. ^ "Review: Pattam Pole is old wine in new bottle". Retrieved 2016-08-09.
  7. ^ "Pattam Pole Review - Malayalam Movie Pattam Pole nowrunning review". Retrieved 2016-08-09.

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