Birth: 14-11-1985, Manama, Bahrain
Mamta Mohandas is an Indian film actress and playback singer. She has acted mainly in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films.Mamta is also an acclaimed playback singer. She made her singing debut as a playback singer, with the Telugu film. `Rakhee`, singing the title track under Devi Sri Prasad's direction. She debuted as a singer before debuting as an actress. She went on to win the 2007 Filmfare Best Telugu Female Playback Singer Award for that song.
In 2005, Mamta débuted in the Malayalam film, `Mayookham`, directed by Hariharan. She went on to act alongside Mammootty in 'Bus Conductor', with Suresh Gopi in the films, `Adbutham` (2006) and `Lanka` (2006); and alongside Jayaram in `Madhuchandralekha` (2006). She also performed in `Baba Kalyani` with Mohanlal. Later that year, she debuted in the Tamil film industry, starring in the Karu Pazhaniappan-directed film 'Sivappathigaram', alongside Vishal Krishna.
In 2007, she acted with Mammootty in the blockbuster film 'Big B'. She eventually stepped into the Telugu film industry as well, appearing in supporting roles in the film 'Yamadonga', directed by SS Rajamouli. The film became one of the biggest hits of the year. She lent her voice for a couple of songs in this film too. In 2008, she appeared in 7 films, predominantly Telugu. She debuted in the Kannada Film Industry with the film, `Gooli'.
In 2009, she made a comeback to Tamil and Malayalam films, starring in the comedy film 'Guru En Aalu', alongside Madhavan, and the thriller film 'Passenger', sharing screen space with Dileep and Sreenivasan, respectively. While the former had an average run at the box office, the latter was declared a surprise sleeper hit in Malayalam. In 2010, she worked with Jayaram in the critically acclaimed 'Kadha Thudarunnu' directed by Sathyan Anthikkad. Her other projects includes 'Musafir' with Rahman, 'Ragupati Raghava Raja Ram' and 'Anwar' with Prithiviraj, and the Telugu film, 'Kedi' with Nagarjuna.
Mamta is a cancer survivor. She battled Hodgkin's lymphoma with positive energy and confidence. In some parts of her movie, `Anwar`, she has managed to conceal the difference with wigs. Not many were aware of this situation until late 2010.