Mohan Vaidya (Bigg Boss Tamil) Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Sushma Vaidya
Education: Diploma In Music
Age: 59 Years

Mohan Vaidya

Other NameMohan Vaithya
Profession(s)Singer, Violinist, Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutTV: Marmadesam (1997)
Tamil Film: Sethu (1999)
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 November 1959
Age (as in 2018) 59 Years
BirthplacePurasawalkam, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
SchoolMCTM Higher Secondary School, Tamil Nadu
College/UniversityMadras Music Academy
Educational QualificationDiploma in Music
CasteTamil Brahmin
HobbiesTraveling and Dancing
Relationships & More
Marital StatusWidower
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseSushma Vaidya (Died in a train accident)
ChildrenNot Known
ParentsFather- K.M. Vaidyanathan (Ghatam Vidwan)
Mother- Vasantha Vaidyanathan (vainika)
Mohan Vaidya parents
SiblingsBrother- Ashok Raam (Work in DataPrompt International, Chennai), KV Ravichandran (Former Jr.Executive Officer (Admin) in AARDO-New Delhi), Rajhesh Vaidhya (Veena Player)
Mohan Vaidya brother Ashok Raam
Mohan Vaidya brother KV Ravichandran
Mohan Vaidya brother Rajhesh Vaidhya
Sister- Not Known

Mohan Vaidya

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mohan Vaidya

    • He was born and brought up in Purasawalkam, Tamil Nadu.
  • Mohan Vaidya comes from a family having a background in the field of music. His father, K.M. Vaidyanathan was a Ghatam Vidwan and his mother, Vasantha Vaidyanathan was a Vainika.
  • It was his father who brought Mohan and his siblings into the musical world. However, it was his uncle, G. Ramanathan, celebrated film composer, who had a greater influence on his music career.
  • Mohan’s voice did not break until he reached his late 20s. On the change of his voice’s pitch, Mohan says-

    I had a clearly feminine voice and even sang for Kamesh’s light music troupe when I was in Class 6. In fact, my nickname those days was ‘Mayil. In college, my voice came in handy when my friends had to call their girlfriends!”

  • After his college, Mohan learned violin from Radha Sundaresan followed by vocal lessons from various gurus such as Tiruvavur Sethuraman, Srirangam Ranganathan, K.C. Thyagarajan (he did Gurukulam for six years with him) and Anayampati Ganesan.
  • Thereafter, he went to Delhi, where he met dancer Saroja Vaidyanathan and started singing for her. He went on to lend his voice to Vilasini Natyam exponent Swapnasundari, Leela Samson, Yamini Krishnamurthy and Bharathi Shivaji.
  • With these associations, Mohan got attracted to dancing and started learning the art.
  • He also appeared in the show ‘Sevikkum Suvaikkum’ where he combined ragas and recipes.
  • Thereafter he returned to Chennai where ‘Ragam Sangeetham’ happened.
  • In 2002, he appeared as Abitha’s uncle in the Telugu Film “Seshu.”
  • He has also judged the Zee Tamil TV show “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge.”
  • In 2005, he did the role of Krishna in the Tamil Film “Anniyan.”

  • He is the owner of Chennai’s Mohan Vaithya Anusham Academy and Sai Sishya Music Schools, where they teach children B-Boying, Hip-Hop, Locking Popping, Zumba, Kathak, Salsa, Contemporary and Hula Hoop.  Mohan Vaidhya's Sai Sishya
  • He loves cooking, and in 2015, he appeared in the Celebrity Kitchen Show.

  • In June 2019, he participated in the famous TV reality show- Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3.  Mohan Vaidya