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Indian movie actress Malavika Mohanna primarily works in the Malayalam film industry. The actress who made her debut with the Malayalam-language film Pattam Pole (2013) gained wide popularity with her performances in Nirmayakam (2015), Naanu Mattu Varalakshmi (2016) and The Great Father (2017). Her 2018 release includes Beyond The Clouds. Now she is part of the first big-budget theatrical release in the country after the pandemic, with Vijay’s Master.

Famous Role‘Saral’ in the Malayalam film “Nirnayakam” (2015)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Malayalam): Pattam Pole (2013)
Film (Tamil): Petta (2019)
Film (Kannada): Naanu Mattu Varalakshmi (2016)
Film (Bollywood): Beyond The Clouds (2017)
AwardSpecial Jury Award at the Jaycey Awards for her performance in the Malayalam film “Nirnayakam” (2015)
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 August 1992 (Tuesday)
Age (as in 2019)27 Years
BirthplacePayyanur, Kannur District, Kerala
Zodiac signLeo
HometownPayyanur, Kannur District, Kerala
College/UniversityWilson College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduation in Mass Media
HobbiesDancing, Listening to Music
ControversyIn May 2019, Malavika was trolled for posting a bold picture of her on her Instagram handle. However, the actress shut her trollers with a beffiting reply. She wrote, "So many comments and opinions about how a respectable girl should dress. On that note, here, take one more picture of me sitting very respectably wearing whatever the hell I want to wear.”
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsVicky Kaushal (Rumoured)
Malavika Mohanan with Vicky Kaushal
ParentsFather- K. U. Mohanan (Cinematographer)
Mother- Beena Mohanan
SiblingsBrother- Aditya Mohanan
Sister- None
Favourite Things
FilmPattanapravesham (Malayalam, 1988)
Film DirectorWong Kar-wai

Some Lesser Known Facts About Malavika Mohanan

  • Does Malavika Mohanan drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Malavika is the daughter of famous cinematographer K.U. Mohanan, who has worked on popular Bollywood films like “Don” (2006), “Talaash” (2012), “Fukrey” (2013), “Raees” (2017).
  • She was born in Payyanur, Kannur District, Kerala and grew up in Mumbai.
  • Once while Malavika was preparing herself for further studies, she accompanied her father to the shoot of a fairness cream, which starred the Malayalam actor, Mammootty. During the shots, Malavika got to talk to Mammootty and the latter enquired about Mohanan’s interest in acting. He offered Malavika a role opposite his son, Dulquer Salmaan, in his film “Pattam Pole.”
  • Malavika received huge popularity after appearing in the film “Nirnayakam.”
  • She has also featured in the Kannada film “Naanu Mattu Varalakshmi,” Hindi film “Beyond The Clouds,” and Tamil film “Petta.”
  • Besides films, she has also featured in a few advertisements incuding “Hero Honda” and “Mathrubhumi Yathra.”
  • In 2017, Malavika got selected to play the role of Ishan Khatter’s sister in the Bollywood film “Beyond The Clouds.” Earlier, Deepika Padukone and Kangana Ranaut were being considered for the role.
  • Mohanan wanted to become a film director or cinematographer.
  • She designed her own clothes for the film “Pattam Pole” because the costume designer of the film fell ill after a week of the beginning of the shoot.
  • During that period, Malavika developed an interest in fashion. She, later, founded a fusion clothing brand “The Scarlet Window.”
  • Mohanan has also worked in the Tamil shelved film “Hero.”
  • Malavika has walked the ramp for various fashion designers.
  • In 2019, she featured on the cover of the SMARTlife Magazine.
  • Mohanan is fond of rings and loves to collect them.
  • During her college days, Malavika was a part of the eve-teasing campaign “Chappal Maarungi.”
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