Jeyamohan is one of the most influential contemporary, Tamil writer and literary critic from Nagarcoil in Kanyakumari district in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. From the time he entered the world of Tamil literature in the 1990s, Jeyamohan has had a deep impact on the Tamil literary landscape as it emerged from the post-modern phase. His best-known and critically acclaimed work is Vishnupuram, a deeply layered fantasy set as a quest through various schools of Indian philosophy and mythology. In 2014 he started his most ambitious work Venmarasu, a modern adaptation of the epic Mahabharatha. His other well-known novels include Rubber, Pinthudarum Nizhalin Kural, Kanyakumari, Kaadu, Pani Manithan, Ezham Ulagam, and Kotravai. Drawing on the strength of his life experiences and extensive travel around India, Jeyamohan is able to re-examine and interpret the essence of India’s rich literary and classical traditions.
He has also collaborated on screenwriting for three Malayalam and three Tamil movies. Ozhimuri, the Malayalam film penned by him got much critical acclaim. The film depicted the lives of Nair families in the present day Kanyakumari district.