Raja Mohan is an art director and production designer of Tamil cinema. Raja Mohan is from Chennai. His schooling is from I.G.M.M. (Indira Gandhi Memorial Matriculation) Higher Secondary School in Thirunagar, Madurai. He has done his Bachelors in Engineering in Electrical, Electronics and Communications in the year 2007. Next, he joined the famous Loyola College for post graduation. He completed his post graduation in filmmaking in 2010. He entered the Tamil film industry in April 2011. He always wanted to be a production designer. From childhood, he was attracted to the colors and making designs out of them. Raja Mohan has won various competitions and awards in stage setting, painting and concept designing. That inspired him to enter the business of art. When in High school, he won an International award which boosted him to follow his desire of excelling in art. Raja Mohan started his career by working in the art department for advertisements as an Assistant in Chennai and Mumbai. In the year 2009, S. Raja Mohan established a design and direction (art direction) company- DAD Interiors. The company is situated in Porur (in Chennai city) of Tamil Nadu. He was an assistant art director for the 2011 romance thriller, mystery, and action movie- 7 Aum Arivu.
Raja Mohan believes that this period of working in the 7 Aum Arivu played an immense role in framing his professionalism. Next, he worked on the film
Maan Karate- a fantasy motion picture (directed by
Kris Thirukumaran) in 2014 as an art director. Maan Karate was his debut film. In the next year, he did a marvelous job as an art director in other Tamil action-romance film- Valiyavan, directed by M. Saravanan. In 2016, S.
Mohan Raja has yet worked as an art director for two more films. Gethu (January 2016) was another project of his art direction. Gethu was a Tamil crime-action film directed by Kris Thirukumaran. S. Mohan Raja was very pleased to work with the visual energy director of Gethu- Thirukumaran. Mohan was grateful to Thirukumaran for recognizing him as a production designer. He calls Kris (Thirukumaran) his Guru, who sculpts him. His latest release of art direction is the movie ‘
Zero’. Zero released in India in March of the year 2016. It was a horror-fantasy drama directed by
Arun Kumar. S. Raja Mohan is passionate to play a notable role in making a film by merging his love for heart skilfully with implicit knowledge and create such production designs which inspire.