Malavika Mohanan is an Indian film actress who made her debut in the Malayalam film industry with Pattam Pole opposite Dulquer Salmaan.
Malavika Mohanan was born to the cinematographer K. U. Mohanan. Basically Malavika is from Payyanur in Kannur Dist, but has lived in Mumbai her entire life.
She made her cinematic debut in 2013 with Pattam Pole, portraying the role of Riya a girl who grew up in a village in Alappuzha, but a bit modern. The movie was scripted by Girish Kumar and directed by renowned cinematographer Alagappan, which happened to be his directorial debut as well. Archana Kavi, Anoop Menon, Jayaprakash and Lalu Alex also played pivot roles in the movie.The film did an average business at the box office, but became a huge television success later on. In her next venture titled Nirnayakam, which narrated the tale of arrogance of those who are in power who never care about the agonies of the common man, she played the role of girlfriend of the lead Asif Ali. She won the special jury award at the prestigious Jaycey awards for her performance in the film. She is currently filming a Malayalam movie opposite Fahad Fasil. Her debut film in Kannada ‘Naanu mathu Varalakshmi’ is slated for release by September 2016 end.