Chandra Mohan was born on 23rd May 1945 in Pammidimukala village, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh. Chandra Mohan’s original name is Mallampalli Chandrasekhara Rao. He has done his graduation at the Agriculture College, Bapatla. His brother’s name is Chinnayya.
Chandra Mohan is a versatile and popular Telugu actor. He was introduced with the Telugu film
in 1966. He has acted in nearly 500 films. He has acted as a hero, as a supporting actor and as a comedian. Some of his Telugu films are- Sukhadukhalu, Kotha Neeru, Siri Siri Muvva, Shankarabharanam,
, Rendu Rella Aaru,
, Ram Robert Rahim, Chandamama Rave, Padaharella Vayasu etc. He has also acted in Tamil films. Naalai Namadhe is Chandra Mohan’s first Tamil film. Later, he has acted in some other Tamil films. Many actresses who worked with him in their first film have later on become big heroines. In September 2012, Chandra Mohan has announced that he will retire in 3 years time.
Chandra Mohan has received many awards like- Filmfare Award for Best Actor in 1978 for Padaharella Vayasu, Nandi Award for Best Character Actor in 2005 for Athanokkade and Raghupathi Venkayya Award in 2005.
Chandra mohan has acted in some Telugu TV serials. He has acted in the serial Anubandhalu for Gemini TV and he is currently acting in the serial Gangatho Rambabu as Kameshwara Shastri for ZEE Telugu.
Mallampalli Chandrasekhara Rao is the full name of the actor Chandra Mohan. He was born on May 23rd, 1945. He is 71 years old and was born in Pamidimukkala (Mandal and Village), Krishna District located in Andhra Pradesh, India. He is an Indian fim actor by profession, who majorly works for Telugu Film Industry and has also worked for few of Tamil films. He completed his graduation from Baptala’s Agricultural College (University). He has two siblings, a brother and an elder sister named Chinnayya and Satyavathi respectively. K. Viswanath, a veteran film maker is one of his first cousins.
His debut film “Rangula Ratnam” was released in the year 1966. Then he starred in “Sukha Dukhau” which was released in the year 1968. In this movie, he played the role of a caring brother of the actress Vanisri for which he was well appreciated and received many awards. In his career, he has received two Filmfare Awards for his contribution to the industry and also awarded with Nandi Awards, that too 7. For the movie “Rangula Ratnam” he was awarded State “Nandi Award For The Best Actor.” His movie “Padaharella Vayasu” released in the year 1978, starring Sridevi opposite him won the prestigious “Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu).” His first Tamil film was “Naalai Namadhe” which was released in the year 1975 starring M.G. Ramachandran and Latha. He has also enacted the lead role in the movies like “Rendu Rella Aaru,” “Seetamalakshmi,” “Chandamama Rave,” “Radha Kalyanam” and “Ram Robert Rahim.” He also did a movie alongside the famous actress Jayaprada named “Siri Siri Muvva” which was released in the year 1978.
He also did a movie named “Thiranottam” in the year 1978 starring “
” directed by
which was never released due to some issues in the production. He also played the character of Kameshwara Shastri in the T.V. show named Gangato Rambabu for the channel “Zee Telugu.” He has acted in more than 200 films till now and still says that he wants to work more. He says that he take retirement from his profession when he would complete his 50 years in the industry. Currently he plays the old aged role in the movies.
His recent releases include “Ninu Choodaka Nenundalenu” in the year 2002, “
” in the year 2003, “7G Brindavan Colony” in the year 2004, “Andagadu” in the year 2005, “
” in the year 2013, “
” in the year 2014, “
” in the year 2016 to name a few.
Chandra Mohan was last seen in the 2017 Telugu film Oxygen with
, directed by
. Chandra Mohan had been suffering from some health-related issues. In November 2023, Chandra Mohan had some cardiac problem and was admitted to the hospital. He passed away on 11th November 2023 in Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad. He is survived by Jaladhara, his wife and two daughters.