Manjima Mohan is an Indian film actress, working predominantly in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films. Manjima, hailing from Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, started her career as a child artiste in late 1990's and early 2000's Malayalam films. her first Malayalam film as a heroine Oru Vadakkan Selfie with Nivin Pauly second film in Tamil Achcham Enbadhu Madamaiyada she received Best Female Debut at 64th Filmfare Awards South 2017.
11 March 1993
|Residence||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Years active||1998 - 2004,2015 - present|
Manjima Mohan is the daughter of cinematographer Vipin Mohan and dancer Kalamandalam Girija. After completing her schooling at Nirmala Bhavan Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, she pursued a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics from Stella Maris College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Manjima was a leading child artist in Malayalam film industry in early 2000's later she also hosted a television call-in show for kids by the name ‘Hai Kids’ on Surya TV for three years which rose her fame among Malayali audience.
Despite having had acting experience, she said that she was "not at all confident" when she started shooting for the film and that the initial days were "terrifying". Oru Vadakkan Selfie, which was directed by G. Prajith and scripted by Vineeth Sreenivasan, featured Manjima Mohan as the female lead.
Upon the release of Oru Vadakkan Selfie, Manjima landed her first Tamil film, Achcham Enbadhu Madamaiyada. Its director Gautham Menon, who was impressed with her work in Oru Vadakkan Selfie, cast Manjima as the female lead, after she had gone through an audition.
In 2017 she had two Tamil Films opposite to Udhayanidhi Stalin and Sathriyan opposite to Vikram Prabhu.In 2019 , she made her come back to Malayalam with Mikhael opposite to Nivin Pauly for the second time. She has replaced Amala Paul in Zam Zam , official remake of Queen. She also has a few Tamil films in her kitty.
|1997||Kaliyoonjal||Younger Ammu||Malayalam||Child artist|
|1998||Mayilpeelikkavu||Gayathri's relative||Child artist|
|Thenkasipattanam||Younger Devootty||Child artist|
|2001||Sundara Purushan||Suryanarayanan's daughter||Child artist|
|2002||Thandavam||Uncredited Role||Child artist|
|2015||Oru Vadakkan Selfie||Daisy George|
|2016||Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo||Leela||Telugu|
|Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada||Tamil|
|2019||N. T. R. Kathanayakudu||Nara Bhuvaneshwari||Telugu|
|N.T.R: Mahanayakudu||Nara Bhuvaneshwari||Telugu|
|Zam Zam||Zama Nazreem||Malayalam||Post-Production|
|Untitled Jiiva film||TBA||Tamil||Filming|
|Faizal Ibrahim Raiz||TBA||Filming|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2001||Asianet Film Awards||Best child artist||Priyam||Won|
|2001||Kerala State Film Award||Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist||Madhuranombarakattu||Won|
|2016||SIIMA||Best Debut-Female (Malayalam)||Oru Vadakkan Selfie||Nominated|
|2017||Filmfare Award||Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South||Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada||Won|
|2017||6th South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Debut-Female (Tamil)||Nominated|
|2017||Edison Awards (India)||Best debut actress||Won|
- "64th Filmfare Awards South 2017: R Madhavan wins Best Actor, Suriya bags Critics Award". India Today.
- "Manjima is the new heroine for Simbu". 14 May 2015.
- "Manjima: From child actor to Daisy".
- "She is Back!".
- Krishnakumar, G. (5 April 2015). "Selfie clicks, becomes year's first super-hit" – via www.thehindu.com.
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- "Lady luck smiles on Manjima Mohan". 14 May 2015.
- "Udhayanidhi - Gaurav project titled as Ippadai Vellum". 5 January 2017.
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- "Manjima Mohan cast opposite Vikram Prabhu - Times of India".