Saranya Mohan was born on 9th February 1989 into a Palakkad Iyer family in Alappuzha, Kerala, India. She attended St. Joseph’s College in Alappuzha and holds bachelor’s degree in English literature. She is an accomplished bharatanatya dancer and performed in her school functions. She started her film career as a child artist through Aniyathi Pravu in 1997 co-starring Kunchacko Boban,Shalini and Thilakan. She did three more movies as a child artist and took long break to pursue her studies.
Saranya Mohan made her debut in lead role with Tamil film Oru Naal Oru Kanavu in 2005 co-starring Srikanth, Sonia Agarwal and Nizhalgal Ravi. She subsequently appeared in numerous commercial successful films like Yaaradi Nee Mohini co-starring Dhanush, Nayantara, Karthik Kumar and Raghuvaran, Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu co-starring Vishnu Vishal, Kishore and Srithika, Eeram co-starring Aadhi, Nandha and Sindhu Menon, Velayudham co-starring Vijay, Genelia D’Souza, Hansika Motwani and Santhanam, among other films.
Saranya Mohan family members’ names and photos
She was born to Mohan and Kalamandalam Devi, both of them are classical dance teachers and runs Y.K.B dance academy in Alappuzha.
She has a sister named Sukanya, a classical dancer.