Shobha Mohan, the graceful actress of Malayalam movies, has marked her presence in numerous films. Character role gets first preference to her. She was born to the well-known late actor Kottarakara Sreedharan Nair, who won two Kerala state film awards in 1969 & 1970. Sreedharan is still remembered till date for his role as Chempankunju in the National Award winning movie Chemmeen directed by
. Malayalam actor Saikumar is her brother.
Shobha Mohan set her foot in this mortal world in Kottarakkara to the veteran actor Sreedhar Nayar & Vijaya Lakshmi. In 1982, she cast her appearance for the first time in the movie “Balloon" as the lead actress. She tied the knot to Malayalam theater actor Mohan Kumar on 5th November 1984. They had two sons who also opted to be an actor like their mother. Alongside movies, she was also cast in dramas.
Some of her imprinted work in movies are as follows: In 1965, she earned popularity & positive feedbacks in the form of a child artist in Thommante Makkal movie. Under Lal Jose's direction in 2006, “Classmates" hit the theaters, the film got a 7.9 rating from IMDb. The plot signifies a group of classmates in college who arranged a reunion after ten years that suffers a weird & confused situation. Friendship undergoes cracks, love gets a look into & secrets from the past gets into the spotlight. Shobha Mohan performed te role of “Lakshmi " in the film granting huge hits in its favor.
Some of her notable films are Cycle, which was directed by Johny Antony & produced by Thilakan Thandasseri, Sunny Kuruvilla & Viswanathan Nair. She played a role featuring Roy’s mother in the film & it hit the screens on 16th February 2008. In Ulakam Chuttum Valiban, she acted as Madhaviyamma, which released on 9 September 2011. Raj Babu, the director, cast Sayaram in the lead for the role of Jaya Sankar. For 7th day, she portrayed herself as Vinu's mother..the film was a crime thriller under directions of Syamdhar & was released on 12 April 2014. Other Works She appeared in various Tv Serials & advertisements.The Series Choodu gave her the opportunity to act brilliantly & win the Kerala State Television Award for Best Second Actress for her performance.Surya TV has her recent television show entitled as “Sivakami”.