ZEE5 – Yaaradi Nee Mohini – A thriller, family drama

Recently, I have started watching movies and shows from other languages – including Malayalam, Telugu, and Tamil. While I was googling for a recommendation for a new show, I stumbled upon Yaaradi Nee Mohini, and Shreekumar.  It is claimed to be the second-highest budgeted series running on ZEE5 in South Indian television.


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Yaaradi Nee Mohini

It is an Indian Tamil language thriller soap opera starring many famous tv names such as – Shreekumar, Nachathira, Fathima Babu, Chaitra Reddy, Yamuna Chinnadurai, Surjith Ansary and Baby Lisha.

It’s a Tamil television soap opera with hints of Thriller, Revenge, Supernatural, Romance, Family, Drama in it.

Shreekumar from the ZEE5 Tamil show, caught my attention, as I thought his acting was superb.

Shreekumar Velumani Ganesh

He was born on February 1, 1978. in Chennai. He is the son of famous music director Sankar Ganesh, who is generally named with his partner Shankar.

He started his acting career with supporting roles in several Tamil Films such as Bambara Kannaley and television Series such as Ahalya (2005–2006). He also has been a part of many reality tv shows such as Jodi Number One: Season 2, Zee Dance League, Nanbenda which were aired on ZEE Thamizh.

He is best recognized for playing numerous roles in Super Hit Serials Anandham

Current Work –

Currently, he is working in Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2018–present)

The underlying story of Yaaradi Nee Mohini  is that Mutharasan (Sanjeev/Shreekumar) is the grandson of a rich landowner. He loses his mother and his father remarries Nilambari (Fathima Babu). Neelambari clandestinely plots against him to obtain his father’s possessions for her kids; however, a clause in the will forbids her, as it says Mutharasan’s wife must sign.

Character Name – Shreekumar as Mutharasan

Shreekumar is the central character of the series Yaaradi Nee Mohini on ZEE5. He is rich and good-hearted and supports everyone in his town. He has a small love with Vennila although he is supposed to marry Swetha.

Social media handles –

He can be found at his social handles at –

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/sreekumar.ganesh.7

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/sreekumar.ganesh/

Family –

Shreekumar  is married to Shamitha Shreekumar (married in 2009–present) and has a baby girl, Rayna

Debut show

Shreekumar made his acting debut in the Tamil television serial “Ahalya” along with Manjari, directed by K.Rajeev Prasad and produced by SAN Media Limited.

Previous show details

He is well known for playing the lead role in Super Hit Serials Uravugal, Idhayam (2009 – 2012) and Bommalattam (2012 – 2016) on Sun TV. He is well noted for his leading roles in the Nanal (2008 – 2009), Pillai Nila (2012- 2014) and Thalayanai Pookal (2016 – 2018). He also appeared in many Tamil movies.


Shreekumar Awards and nominations 

Year Awards Actor Series Role Result
2009 Tamil Nadu State Award for Television Best actor Uravugal, Sivasakthi Krishna, Kannan Won
2014 Sun Kudumbam Awards Best Couple Sirija & Shreekumar Bharathi & Santhosh Nominated

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11 thoughts on “ZEE5 – Yaaradi Nee Mohini – A thriller, family drama

  1. This looks like a wonderful series for Tamil audience. I have a very dear friend will surely suggest this to her on Zee5. Loved how you have described the show in details.

  2. ZEE5 is one interesting OTT platform which has all kind of interesting stuff. Kids also have lot of variety. Regional movies and series are good and can be watched with subtitles.

  3. I love thriller based TV shows. The plot sounds intriguing and crisp, and performance by the cast in series is so entertaining. indeed a binge watch this weekend.

  4. I was actually on a look out for an interesting drama to watch. ZEE5 has been one of my favourite platforms as it gets a variety of genres and regional languages show under one place

  5. Glad to see regional content being aired on ZEE5. And with subtitles anyone can easily enjoy the shows. Yaaradi Nee Mohini looks like a fab thriller show that can be watched by entire family.

  6. Zee5 has some very good web series and as you rightly said other language series looks quite promising . Will definitely recommend.

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