Born on 24 June 1940, Murali Mohan is one of the most versatile actors of the Telugu Film Industry, who has been working in the field for over five decades now. He has featured in over 350 films, in various roles, from supporting characters to that of a leading man. He has also donned the cap of a producer, apart from just being an actor, and has even served in various positions in the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) and the Andhra Pradesh Film Development Corporation. He even served as the Honorary President of the Telugu Movie Artists Association until the elections in 2015. He has also won three Nandi awards for his performances. He is also the chairman of the multi-crore construction company Jayabheri Group, which has several ventures in Hyderabad.
It is estimated that Murali Mohan’s net worth is over Rs. 100 Crores in 2022. His career in films and his real estate business are the main sources of income for the actor.
The actor has been doing very few films in recent years, and was last seen in Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Godfather. Exact details about his remuneration are not known, but it can be assumed that he earns anywhere between 50 Lakhs to 1 Crore for a film.
His annual income is estimated to be over 40 Crores, owing to his real estate business.
Murali Mohan is married to Vijaya Lakshmi, with whom he has a daughter, Madhu Bindhu, and a son Ram Mohan.
Murali Mohan made his acting debut in 1973, with Jagame Maya, produced by Atluri Poornachandra Rao, but gained recognition in 1974 with the film Tirupati, directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. He has acted in 350 films since. He turned a producer in 1981, with Varala Abbayi, which was his 100th film. He produced 25 films, of which Superstar Mahesh Babu’s Athadu is one.
Murali Mohan has also been an active part of politics, through the Telugu Desam Party. He contested in the 15th Loksabha elections in 2009 as the TDP’s candidate from the Rajahmundry parliamentary constituency of Andhra Pradesh, but failed to win. In 2014, he won the 16th Loksabha elections as a member of Parliament from Rajahmundry.