Vismaya Mohanlal was born on June 2, 1991, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. She is a writer as well as a director. She is the daughter of Mohanlal, a well-known Mollywood actor, and
. She has only one sibling,
. She attended Hebron School in Ooty, Tamil Nadu, and graduated from Kerala University. Maya had a passion for writing throughout school, and she used to write novels and poetry.
Her debut book, Grains of Stardust, was recently published, and it is said to be a combination of poems and paintings. Vismaya has also worked in the Malayalam film business as an assistant film director. She has become a source of inspiration for many people after losing 22 kg via hard effort and sharing her stories on social media. She was recently spotted engaging in Muay Thai, or Thai boxing, a Thai martial art.