Personal Life of Manjima Mohan
Manjima Mohan has become a very familiar face to the Malayalee viewers through the Kunchacko Boban film Priyam. Yes, the small cute chubby girl of Priyam is now a lead actress. Manjima Mohan hails from Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala. She was born on 11th March 1993 to Mr. Vipin Mohan, a cinematographer and a dancer Kalamandalam Girija. Being born to a cinematographer, she had the chance to enter the world of screens at a very young age. Manjima has completed her schooling from Nirmala Bhavan Higher Secondary School, Trivandrum, Kerala. Further she pursued a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics from Stella Maris College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Malayalee audience through out the world was happy to know that the child artist Manjima is back to the screens as a heroine. There were very anxiously waiting to see her again. After years of break, Manjima proved her presence through the Nivin Pauly film "Oru Vadakkan Selfie" as Daisy George. Her cuteness is still there and her amazing acting skills did not make her audience sad. The film was a hit at the box office and Manjima became recognized once again. Apart from acting, Manjima Mohan is a trained classical dancer too. Her skills in dancing was very helpful for her in doing justice to her characters.
Career Life of Manjima Mohan
Manjima Mohan is the daughter of veteran cinematographer Vipin Mohan, hence the world of screens is very familiar to her. She made her debut in the silver screens as a child artist in the year 1998. Her debut movie was "Kaliyoonjal", directed by Anil Babu. It is a Mamooty film where Manjima appeared as his sister Gauri (portrays young age of Shalini). In her very first film itself Manjima made her presence known through her cuteness. Also she was lucky to start her career with megastar Mamooty. In the same year itself another movie of Manjima was released. It was a Kunchako Boban film "Mayilpeelikavu", starring Jomol in the female lead role. In this film Manjima appeared as the relative of Gayathri, the female lead. This role too was a prominent one for little Manjima, who has put her full efforts to make it successful.
The 1999 movie "Saaphalyam" was the next release of Manjima Mohan. The film directed by G.S Vijayan, had Suresh Gopi and Sangita in the male and female lead roles respectively. Manijma was successful in her acting so far which gave her more opportunities. The year 2000 was a blessed year for the small girl. Her first release of the year was the Kunchako Boban film "Priyam", directed by Vasudev Sanal. In this film Manjima got a very prominent role and she started to be noticed by one and all. The name of her character was 'Anu'. The film had good collection at the box office, which gave more fame to the child artist. Further she got yet another chance to act in a Suresh Gopi film "Thenkasipattanam" starring Kavya Madhavan and Samyuktha Varma. Manjima was portrayed as younger Devooty, Kavya Madhavan's childhood character. Luck was always with Manjima Mohan, this movie too was a hit at the box office.
In the year 2000 itself yet another movie of Manjima was released. It was a Biju Menon starring movie named "Madhuranombarakattu", directed by famous director Kamal. The film has Samyuktha Varma in the female lead role. The film was a great success and it won the Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Film of the year. Manjima Mohan appeared as 'Maya' in this film. Maya is the daughter of Vishnu (Biju Menon) and Priyamvadha (Samyuktha). Manjima had put forward amazing performances as Maya and the industry and the audience did recognize her talents. She was awarded the Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist for her performance in this film.
The Malayalam films 'Sundara Purushan' and 'Thandavam' are her other movies as a child artist. The actual twist in her life occurred through the 2015 Malayalam film "Oru Vadakkan Selfie", directed by G. Prajith. It is a comedy thriller movie scripted by Vineeth Sreenivasan, the son of veteran actor Sreenivasan. The film features Nivin Pauly, Manjima Mohan, Aju Varghese, Neeraj Madhav and Vineeth Sreenivasan in the lead roles. The movie is about how the social networking medias can be used to cheat people and about the intensity of such cheating. The film was a super hit at the box office and was one of the biggest grosser of the year. In the film "Oru Vadakkan Selfie", Manjima Mohan appeared as 'Daisy George', a Christian girl who shifts to a house Near Nivin Pauly's (Umesh) house with her family. Daisy is in love with Hari Narayanan through facebook but she has never seen him. One fine day Daisy will be missing and Umesh will be caught by the people for Daisy's missing. Then the story revolves around how Umesh finds out Daisy and then her love story with Hari Narayanan is revealed. But later on when they search for Hari, they came to know that Hari is not alive and it was one of his fraud friend who was cheating Daisy in the name of Hari to make money.
Manjima Mohan had put forward outstanding performances as Daisy George which kept her close to the audience. Her cuteness and innocence was seen through out the movie. Another important element to be mentioned is that Manjima's dedication to her career. She was on full diet and has reduced around eight Kilograms to match her character Daisy George. She who is ambitious to be known as a renowned film actress is looking forward for more opportunities her way.
Upcoming Movies of Manjima Mohan
Manjima's acting in the Malayalam movie 'Oru Vadakkan Selfie', paved her way to other film industries as well. Popular director Gautham Menon who was impressed with Manjima's work in 'Oru Vadakkan Selfie' has given her an opportunity in his Tamil film "Achcham Enbadhu Madamaiyada". Thus Manjima made her debut in Tamil industry as well. Further she got yet another offer from Telugu film industry. It was for the film "Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo" , written and directed by Gautham Menon. Manjima Mohan is climbing greater heights and she surely will be seen in more Malayalam films.
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