Mamta Mohandas life and biography

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Mamta Mohandas biography

Date of birth : 1985-11-14
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Manama, Bahrain
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-07-30
Credited as : Bollywood actress, playback singer,

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Mamta Mohandas is an Indian film actress and playback singer. She has mainly acted in Malayalam films, besides few Telugu and Tamil productions and one Kannada film. She has won two Filmfare Awards, for Best Female Playback Singer in Telugu in 2007 and for Best Actress in Malalayam in 2010.

Mamta was born on 14 November 1985 in Bahrain into a Malayali family. She attended the Indian School, Bahrain until 2002. She pursued a Bachelor's degree at Mount Carmel College Bangalore. She modeled for print ads for companies such as IBM and Kalyan Kendra and modeled on the ramp for the Mysore Maharajah and Raymonds. Mamta is trained in Carnatic and Hindustani music.

Mamta débuted in the 2005 Malayalam film Mayookham, directed by Hariharan. Although the film did not do well at the box office, Mamta attracted attention for her sensitive portrayal of Indira.

Mamta is as an acclaimed playback singer in Indian films as well. Mamta, who is trained in Carnatic and Hindustani music, first sang playback in the Telugu film Rakhee, singing the title song under Devi Sri Prasad's direction, making her début in the Telugu film industry as a singer before making her acting début in Telugu. She went on to win the 2007 Filmfare Best Telugu Female Playback Singer Award for that song.

Subsequently, she acted alongside Mammootty in Bus Conductor, with Suresh Gopi in the films Adbutham (2006) and Lanka (2006), and alongside Jayaram in Madhuchandralekha (2006). She also played the female lead in Baba Kalyani with Mohanlal. Later that year, she débuted in the Tamil film industry, starring in the Karu Pazhaniappan-directed film Sivappathigaram opposite Vishal Krishna, which turned out to be an average grosser.

Mamta is a cancer survivor. She battled Hodgkin's lymphoma with positive energy and confidence. She had to cut her hair off for chemotherapy sessions. In some parts of her film Anwar, she managed to conceal the difference with wigs. Not many were aware of this situation until late 2010.

Mamta is the brand ambassador of Kochi International Fashion Week [KIWF]which is going to be held from August 4th to 7th.

Filmography:

2011 : Race; Musafir ; Leela ; Nayika ; Mathilukalkappuram ; Singaravelan
2012 : Thadaiyara Thaaka

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