Mamta Mohandas is a popular Malayalam actress. She attended the Indian School, Bahrain till 2002.
Mamta, who originally hails from Kerala, grew up in Bahrain is a tall (6 feet) model and is currently undertaking a degree at Mount Carmel, Bangalore. Before films, Mamta was modelling for quite some time, doing both print ads for such names as IBM and Kalyan Kendra and on the ramp for the Mysore Maharajah and Raymonds.
Mamta debuted in the Malayalam film Mayookham in 2005 directed by Hariharan. Although the film did not do well at the box-office, Mamta attracted attention for her sensitive portrayal. Her breakthrough was the role of Mammootty's sister in the successful Bus Conductor.
She then acted with Suresh Gopi in Adhbutam and Lanka and Jayaram in Madhuchandralekha. She was later roped in to play heroine in Keerthi Chakra with Mohan Lal, but opted out later due to date problems.
Later she did a Tamil language film entitled Sivapathigaram opposite Vishal Reddy to be directed by Karu Pazhaniappan. Recently, she was approached by renowned Telugu producer, M.S. Raju to do the role of the heroine in his upcoming Telugu film, Hare Rama Hare Krishna opposite Mahesh Babu. Mamta has also signed her next Malayalam film tentatively titled Baba Kalyani opposite Mohan Lal to be directed by Shaji Kailas. Her next project titled Yamadonga opposite NTR Jr. directed by Rajamouli commences in December. Meanwhile, her first song titled Rakhee with music director Devi Sri Prasad got launched and is at No.1 on Telugu charts. Her Malayalam film Lanka got dubbed into Telugu and is titled Pokiri Pilla.
Mamta is trained in Carnatic and Hindustani music. She made her singing debut with Rakhee movie in which Devi Sri Prasad scored great music.
Mamta has also made her entry in Kollywood playback singing by crooning a tune named "Kaalai Kaalai" in the film Kaalai, which stars Silambarasan, Vedhika as well as Nila in a guest role. The film's music is composed by G.V Prakash Kumar and is directed by Tarun Gopi.
Mamta once wanted to become a motorbike racer because of her love for speed and her interest in motorcycle riding. She loves to race in open roads at over 200 km/hr on her Honda CBR 1000RR motorcycle.