Mohan Raman, also known as Mohan V. Ram (born 3 April 1956),[3] is an Indian actor[4] and writer. In 2017 and 2019, he was a Jury member for the National Film Award for Best Writing on Cinema.[5] Raman is a film historian and writes for The Hindu.[6][7][8] He has also worked on Hindi-language films including Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995) and Chennai Express (2013).[9]

Mohan Raman
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Mohan Raman at an event
Born
P. V. Raman

(1956-04-03) 3 April 1956 (age 66)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active1991 — present
Children2 (incl. Vidyullekha Raman)[1]
Parents
[2]

Partial filmographyEdit

Tamil filmsEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1991 Idhayam
1992 Endrum Anbudan Nandhini's father
1994 Mahanadhi
Sethupathi IPS Police inspector
Honest Raj
Duet Guna
Pathavi Pramanam Governor of Tamil Nadu
1995 Mr. Madras
Kattumarakaran Senthilnathan
Seethanam
1996 Minor Mappillai Rajalakshmi's husband
Tamizh Selvan Collector
Sivasakthi
Senathipathi Rangachari
1997 Minsara Kanavu Amalraj's assistant
Sishya
Once More Tension Thyagarajan
Nerrukku Ner Anantharaman
Aahaa
1998 Ulavuthurai Venkatraman
Thulli Thirintha Kaalam Job officer
Harichandra
Sollamale Vikram's father
Guru Paarvai Pooja's father
Iniyavale
1999 Ninaivirukkum Varai Aravind's father
Chinna Raja
Padayappa Lawyer
Suyamvaram Wedding guest
Malabar Police Raja's Father
2000 Kannukkul Nilavu
Eazhaiyin Sirippil Doctor
Kakkai Siraginilae
Kandukondain Kandukondain Parameshwaran
Sabhash Advocate Mohan
Rhythm Srikanth's father
2001 Little John Vishwanath
Asokavanam
Paarthale Paravasam
2002 Devan Lawyer
Yai! Nee Romba Azhaga Irukke! Raji's father
2003 Anbe Anbe Vishali's father
Anjaneya Divya's father
2004 Udhaya Professor
2005 Kundakka Mandakka
2007 Kalakkura Chandru Advocate
Naan Avanillai Lawyer
Periyar B. R. Ambedkar
Puli Varudhu Judge
2008 Kuselan Ashok Kumar's P.A
2009 TN 07 AL 4777 P.K.V Hariharan
Guru En Aalu Sheila's Father
Enga Raasi Nalla Raasi Police inspector
Achchamundu! Achchamundu! Party guest
2010 Irumbu Kottai Murattu Singam Sheriff
2011 Payanam Mr. Venkat Raman
Sabash Sariyana Potti "Sabash Sariyana Potti" judge
2013 Ramanujan
2014 Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaniyum Kundalakesi
Poriyaalan Shastri
2015 Sandamarutham Subramani
36 Vayadhinile Nalabagam Chellur Pichai
Andhadhi
2016 Pichaikkaran Audi car owner
24 Raghu
2017 Si3 Judge
2018 Traffic Ramasamy
60 Vayadu Maaniram Balachadran (Balu)
Kaatrin Mozhi Viji's father
2019 Thanimai
Azhiyatha Kolangal 2 Doctor
2020 Ka Pae Ranasingam
2021 Cinderella Advocate
2022 Rocketry: The Nambi Effect Udupi Ramachandra Rao

Hindi filmsEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1995 Sabse Bada Khiladi Defense Lawyer
2005 White Rainbow TV Presenter
2009 Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani Seshadri
2013 Chennai Express Village Priest
2017 Golmaal Again Ram Krishna Iyer (Ghost)

Telugu filmsEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2008 Kathanayakudu Ashok Kumar's P.A
2011 Gaganam Mr. Venkat Ram
2017 Kaadhali

Dubbing artistEdit

TelevisionEdit

Television series Year Role Notes
Marmadesam - Ragasiyam 1995 Dr. Vishwaram (Jr. Psychiatrist)
Marmadesam - Vidathu Karuppu 1997 Dr.Nanda (Reena & Rathna's Superstitious Mentor)
Kadhal Pagadai 1997–1998
Premi 1997 second hand car dealer and anonymous caller
Mr. Brain 1997 Nagarajan
Chithi 1999–2001 Prabhavathy's Lawyer Manickavelu
Gopi 2000–2001 Naatamai
Nambikkai 2001-2002 Advocate Krishna
Chinna Papa Periya Papa 2002–2004 Vasudevan (Loosu Devan)
Aasai 2003 kannan's father
Anandham 2003–2009 Srinivasan
Janaki 2003-2004 Janaki and Nandini's father
Chidambara Rahasiyam 2004–2006
Alli Raajiyam 2005-2006 Gulabi Seth
Chellamadi Nee Enakku 2006–2008
Vaira Nenjam 2007–2009 Manicka vinayagam (dubbed as aadajanma on Star Maa and Swarna manasu on Asianet)
Arasi 2008–2009
Mama Mappla 2010–2011

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Comedienne can be sexy too, says Tamil actor Vidyullekha Raman". Manorama Online. 21 November 2017. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  2. ^ Elias, Esther (18 August 2014). "Opening new doors". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Drama awards 2004". The Hindu. 18 November 2005. Archived from the original on 27 April 2006.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  4. ^ "Mohan Raman joins Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan!". Times of India. 24 December 2019.
  5. ^ "66th National Film Awards for 2018 announced" (Press release). Press Information Bureau. 9 August 2019. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  6. ^ "City of stars: Mohan V Raman on how cinema evolved in Chennai over the years". The New Indian Express.
  7. ^ Raman, Mohan (3 January 2015). "KB: Kollywood's Discovery Channel" – via www.thehindu.com.
  8. ^ Subramanian, Anupama (25 December 2019). "Mohan Raman reveals his look in Ponniyin Selvan". Deccan Chronicle.
  9. ^ "Mohan Raman lauds SRK as superstar sans stardom". News18.

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