Birthday: 03-04-1956
Age: 63
Star sign: Taurus
Mohan Raman is a Tamil actor who appears mostly in comedy and supportive roles in cinema and as lead negative roles in TV serials. In addition to being an actor, he is also a Management trainer and Philatelist.. He is the son of politician V.P.Raman and the brother of P.S.Raman, a former advocate general of Tamil Nadu. His daughter Vidyullekha Raman is also an actress now.


Born in 1956 as PattabhiVenkat Ram, Mohan Ram attended VidhyaMandir and the MCC School. He is a graduate in Physics and pursued MBA in XLRI, Jamshedpur. He calls himself as the only ‘Entertrainer’ in south India.

Raman did several child characters in his young ages. After completing college, he a compered national level stage dramas and was a famous public speaker. He debuted in the Tamil movie ‘ Idhayam’ and then went on to act in classics like ‘ Mahanadi’ and ‘Kaatumatakaran’. His simple and clean acting style gained him an entry into serials when Naga made him act in his supernatural thriller ‘MarmaDesam’.

Since then, there was no turning back for Mohan Raman who started to excel in all the roles he earnt. He was widely appreciated for his negative roles in serials. He also did several supporting roles in Tamil movies. Meanwhile, he also starred in 2 Bollywood movies. His last Hindi movie was Rohit Shetty’s masala entertainer ‘ Chennai Express’ starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone.

Raman is a frequent blog writer, most of his blogs being about cinema and cricket. His daughter Vidyullekha Raman debuted in Gautham Vasudev Menon’s ‘ Neethane En Ponvasantham’ in a supporting role opposite Santhanam.

DOB: 3rd April, 1956

Serials acted: Marmadesam, KadhalPagadai, ChidambaraRagasiyam, Anandham, Arasi and more

Movies acted: Over 40 Tamil movies

INTERVIEWS WITH MOHAN RAMAN