We bet you didn’t know these facts about Moothon director Geetu Mohandas!

Here are #5 fun facts about Geetu Mohandas that are surely going to amaze you!

Tom Francis

August 12, 2020


3 min


Award-winning Malayalam film director Geetu Mohandas is a fan favourite in the industry for her recent hit, Moothon. With heart-touching characters and an unconventional approach to film making, Geetu showed the audience that she is all set to make new records. For everyone who loved the Malayalam movie Moothon, here are #5 facts about the director Geetu Mohandas, that are surely going to amaze you!

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#1 Started her acting career at age five

Geetu made her debut in the industry at an early age of five with a Malayalam movie Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare. She won all Malayali hearts with her phenomenal performance as the little girl who finds her father in an anonymous telephone caller. The superhit 1986 movie also starred Mohanlal in the lead role along with Asha Jayaram.

#2 Won the Kerala State Film Award for acting twice

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Geetu Mohandas has won the Kerala State Film Award for best actress twice. Once as a child artist in her first-ever role at age five for the film Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare. Her second award came later in 2004 for the films Akale and Oridam.

#3 Married to cinematographer Rajeev Ravi

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Hand in glove comrade 😊

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Geetu Mohandas married popular cinematographer Rajeev Ravi in 2009. The couple has a daughter named, Aradhana. Interestingly her husband Rajeev has been the cinematographer for her two movies Liar’s Dice and Moothon.

#4 Award-winning director

Geetu is also credited with the rare achievement of being an award-winning director and actress. She has won the National Award for the movie Liar’s Dice for Best Director as well as the Kerala State Award in the same category.

#5 Career shift from an actress to director

Geetu Mohandas is one of the few in the industry to undergo a transformation from being a successful actress into a film director. She has made three films until now that all have been credited with many awards and nominations. Geetu’s Liar’s Dice was even selected as India’s official contender for the 87th Academy Awards.

How many of these interesting facts about Geetu Mohandas did you guys know? Tell us in the comments below!

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