Gayathri Mohandas (born 14 February 1981) known professionally as Geetu Mohandas is an Indian film actress and director known for her works in Malayalam cinema and Bollywood.
In 2013, she directed the socio-political film Liar’s Dice which has received two National Film Awards, was premiered at Sundance Film Festival, and was chosen by the Government of India as India’s entry for the U.S. 87th Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, but was not shortlisted or nominated.
Geetu Mohandas Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Gayatri Das|
|Age||(as in 2020) 39 Years|
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|Birth Place||Ernakulam, India|
|Date of Birth||8 June 1981|
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Geetu Mohandas (born 1981) is a Malayalam film actress who acted alongside Madhavan in Nala Damayanthi. She has acted in several other Malayalam films.
After attending primary classes in Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Geethu moved to Canada with her family. During her school days, she won many prizes for painting. Studied Acting at Toronto University.
Child artiste turned Malayalam film heroine. When director Fazil came to know that she was in Kerala for vacations, he approached her with his offer of a role in Life Is Beautiful (2000), which ended up relaunching her career.
Won the Kerala State Award for Best Child Artiste for her role in Onnu Muthal Poojaym Vare (1986), in which the wide-eyed five year-old girl stole the audiences’ heart.
Tied with Kavya Madhavan for the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for her performances in Syamaprasad’s Akale (2004), and Pradeep Nair’s “Oridam”.
Geetu’s actual name is Gayathri Mohandas. Affectionately called Geetu by her family, the name was adopted as her screen name when she starred in her first movie Onnu Mudhal Poojyam Vare in 1986 with Mohanlal in the lead role.
Geetu was five years old then and captured the hearts of Malayalam filmgoers as a fatherless child who discovers a father in an anonymous telephone caller. She acted in the top grosser En Bommukutty Ammavukku as the title role, which was the Tamil remake of Fazil’s Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku (Malayalam) done by Baby Shalini in the title role.
Geetu is now working on a film she plans to direct shortly.
Geetu Mohandas Net Worth
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|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$1 Million - $5 Million (Approx.)|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actress, Film director|
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Geetu Mohandas Career
Geetu’s actual name is Gayathri Mohandas. Affectionately called Geetu by her family, the name was adopted as her screen name when she starred in her fourth movie Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare in 1986 with Mohanlal in the lead role. Geetu was five years old then and captured the hearts of Malayalam filmgoers as a fatherless child who discovers a father in an anonymous telephone caller. She acted in the top grosser En Bommukutty Ammavukku as the title role, which was the Tamil remake of Fazil’s Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku (Malayalam) done by Baby Shalini in the title role. Geetu’s first movie as an adult was Life is Beautiful starring Mohanlal in the lead. She went on to act in Thenkasi Pattanam, Valkannadi, Nammal Thammil and several other Malayalam movies. The high point of her career was Akale directed by Shyamaprasad, and produced by Tom George Kolath which won her the Kerala State Award for Best Actress in 2004. Geetu also won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam, for her role as Rose, in Akale.
Her first directorial venture was Kelkkunnundo which won recognition at several film festivals, including Best Child Actor at the National Awards. The film has been included as a chapter in the 12th standard Kerala state syllabus since 2014.
Geetu’s second directorial venture Liar’s Dice (film) received its world premiere at 2013 Mumbai Film Festival and went on to screen at Sundance Film Festival and International Film Festival Rotterdam. It won a special jury award at Sofia International Film Festival.
Geetu Mohandas Personal life
She was born as Gayathri to Mohandas and Latha on June 8, 1981 at Ernakulam. Her mother belongs to Tamil community. She has a brother, Arjun. On 14 November 2009, she married cinematographer Rajeev Ravi. The wedding took place at night in Kochi, Kerala, India.
The couple have a daughter, Aradhana.
|1986||Onnu Muthal Poojaym Vare Deepa Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist|
Sayam Sandhya Vinu Mol
|1988||En Bommukutty Ammavukku Tinnu Tamil film|
|2000||Life Is Beautiful Bala|
Pakalppooram Seemandini / Ghost
Krishna Gopalakrishna Gayathri
Kakke Kakke Koodevide Sudharma
|2003||Sahodharan Sahadevan Arathi|
Mullavalliyum Thenmavum Eva Cherian
Shingari Bolona Maya
Choonda Mohini Varma/Archana
Nala Damayanthi Damayanthi Tamil film
|2004||Oridam No name in the movie|
Akale Rose Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam
Rappakal Malavika Varma
|2006||Kisan Ammu/Ambili Varma|
Poi Ramya Tamil film
|2007||Bharathan Effect Geetha|
Naalu Pennungal The Virgin aka Four Women (Canada: English title: festival title)
|2008||Akasha Gopuram Catherine Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam|
|2009||Seetha Kalyanam Abhirami|
Nammal Thammil Anu
|2009||Kelkkunnundo Malayalam Short Film|
|2014||Liar's Dice Hindi Special Jury award at the 18th Sofia International Film Festival|
Received two National Film Awards
|2019||Moothon Malayalam Global filmmaking award for story in Sundance film festival 2016|
Geetu Mohandas Awards
|1986||Film Chamber of Commerce Award for Best Child Artist – Onnu Mudal Poojyam Vare|
Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist – Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare
Filmfare Awards South
|2001||Best Actress – Shesham|
|2002||Ala Award for Best Popular Actress – Valkannadi|
South Indian Cinematographers Association Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannagi
Film Critics Award for Best Actress – Shesham
|2004||Ala Award for Best Actress – Akale|
Amrita Film Fraternity Award for Best Actress – Akale
Film Critics Award for Best Actress – Akale
Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress – Akale, Oridam
Special Jury Award – Akale
Best character Actress – Akale
Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam – Akale
Special Jury Mention – Akale
|2009||IFFI Golden Lamp Tree Award for Best Film and Director – Kulkkunnundo Film Chamber of Commerce|
|2010||Jury Award – Kelkkunnundo|
Film Critics Award for Best Short Film – Kelkkunnundo