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Chandra Mohan (Telugu actor)

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]

Chandra Mohan
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Actor Chandra Mohan
Born
Mallampalli Chandrasekhara Rao

OccupationActor

Early lifeEdit

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 careerEdit

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]

AwardsEdit

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Film Role Note(s)
1966 Rangula Ratnam Vasu
1968 Bangaru Pichika
Sukha Dukhalu
1969 Aatmiyulu Chandram
1970 Talli Tandrulu
Sambarala Rambabu
1971 Bomma Borusa Sekhar
Lal Patthar
Ramalayam Son of Kantham
1972 Kalam Marindi
1973 Jeevana Tarangalu Ananth
Meena
Ganga Manga
1974 Alluri Seetharama Raju Govindu
O Seeta Katha Chandram
Ammayi Pelli Ravi
1975 Naalai Namadhe Radhan
Yashoda Krishna Narada
1976 Secretary Siva Ram
Paadipantalu
1977 Kurukshetram Abhimanyu
Khaidi Kalidasu Raghu
Devathalara Deevinchandi Muralikrishna
1978 Karunamayudu Bartimaeus, the Blind man, whom Christ healed while leaving Jericho
Padaharella Vayasu Gopala Krishna
Pranam Khareedu Devudu
Seetamalakshmi Kondayya
Siri Siri Muvva Sambayya
1979 Sankarabharanam Kameswara Rao
Neeya (Tamil)
Tayaramma Bangarayya
Intinti Ramayanam
Korikale Gurralaite
Mangala Toranalu
Sangham Chekkina Silpalu
Nagamalli


1980 Ram Robert Rahim Rahim
Gayyali Gangamma
Subhodayam Chandram
Pakkinti Ammayi Bujji
1981 Priya
Radha Kalyanam Palghat Madhavan
Deiva Thirumanangal [ Tamil ] as Lord Siva
1982 Kalahaala Kapuram
Kotha Neeru
1983 Santoshimata Vratam
Moodu Mullu
1984 Adigo Alladigo
Inti Guttu
Kanchana Ganga Prabhakar
1985 Muchataga Mugguru Ram Babu
1986 Rendu Rella Aaru Sadguna Rao
Chantabbai Kalyan
Sri Shirdi Saibaba Mahathyam Nanavali
1987 Gandhinagar Rendava Veedhi Prasad
Manmadha Leela Kamaraju Gola Manmadha
Makutamleni Maharaju Ganapathi
Kaboye Alludu Ram Babu
Damit Katha Adam Thirigindi Chandram, Parvateesam, Ganapathi (Triple role)
Naku Pellam Kavali Ramudu
Dabbevariki Chedu Lakshmikanth
Trimurtulu himself
1988 Trinetrudu Saleem
Yogi Vemana Abhirama
Asthulu Anthasthulu Sivaiah
Thodallullu Mohan
Bharya Bhartala Bhagotham Ganapathi
Chinnodu Peddodu Peddodu
Vivaaha Bhojanambu Vasu Rao
1989 Sakshi Shekar
Zoo Laka Taka Madhava Chary
Preminchi Choodu Mohan
Jayammu Nischayammu Raa Suribabu
Geethanjali
Chinnari Sneham
1990 Ramba Rambabu Narada Maharshi
Alludugaru Anand
1991 Aditya 369 Tenali Rama Krishna
1992 Peddarikam Rama Krishna
Chillara Mogudu Allari Koduku
1994 Aame Subrahmanyam
1996 Gulabi Chandu's father
Ramudochadu Chandraiah
Ninne Pelladatha Murthy
1997 Preminchukundam Raa Chakrapani
1998 Chandralekha Pandu
Premante Idera Subba Rao
Andaru Herole
1999 Iddaru Mitrulu Vijay's father
Ravoyi Chandamama Meghana's father
Thammudu Kutumba Rao
Seetharama Raju Raghava Raju
2000 Manoharam Usha's father
Tirumala Tirupati Venkatesa
Rayalaseema Ramanna Chowdary
Chiru Navvuto Venu's uncle
2001 Manasanta Nuvve Mohan Rao
Ishtam Subbu
Nuvvu Naaku Nachav Sekharam
2002 Manmadhudu Maheswari's uncle
Nuvve Nuvve Rishi's father
Nuvvu Leka Nenu Lenu Siva Prasad
Santosham Chandram
Ninu Choodaka Nenundalenu
2003 Okkadu Swapna's father
Sambhu
Vasantham Peter
2004 7G Brindavan Colony Ravi's father
Varsham Venkat's uncle
2005 Andagadu
Andarivadu
Athanokkade Ram's father
Jagapathi
Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana Jailor
Sankranti Rama Chandraiah
2006 Boss Girls Orphanage warden
Chinnodu Jailor
Evandoi Srivaru
Ranam Chinna's father
Raraju
2007 Desamuduru Chandra Mohan
Dhee Narayana
Hello Premisthara
Sathyabhama
State Rowdy 2007
Yogi Chandranna
2008 Baladoor Purushotham
Chintakayala Ravi Chintakayala Govinda Rao
Donga Sachinollu
Hare Ram
King Narayana
Krishna Chandra Sekhar
Maa Ayana Chanti Pilladu
Ready Janaki's father
Salute
Siddu From Sikakulam Siddhu's Father
Ullasamga Utsahamga Narayana Rao
2010 Namo Venkatesa Venkata Ramana's uncle
Darling Bhadram
2011 Mirapakaay Vishwanatha Shastri
Wanted
Kandireega Vishwanatham
Dookudu Ajay's Uncle
2012 Yamudiki Mogudu Naresh's Father
2013 Sarocharu Sandhya's father
Okkadine
Baadshah
Potugadu Neelakanta Shastri
2014 Loukyam Meka Papa Rao "Puppy"
2015 Bandipotu
Lion Bhoopathi
2016 Manamantha Sairam's Uncle
2017 Duvvada Jagannadham DJ's Uncle
Goutham Nanda Nanda Kishore's father
Mister Senior Pichchaiah Naidu's brother
Oxygen Sanjeev's father

Unreleased filmographyEdit

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

TelevisionEdit

Gangato Rambabu - Zee Telugu as Kameshwara Shastri

ReferencesEdit

  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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