Sunday, October 19, 2014


Superstar Suresh Gopi is mainly a popular Malayalam actor  who  has  appeared in other south Indian languages also.He is a versatile actor who is but excellent in Police Officers roles and action roles.This gorgeous actor has obtained National Award as Best Actor for his brilliant performance in the film 'Kaliyattam' which was directed by Jayaraj.
He rose to the height of popularity by the police officer roles in several films directed by Shaji Kailas which were all scripted by Ranji Panicker.
He was born as Suresh Gopinathan on June 25, 1958 at Kollam to parents Gopinathan Pillai and Gnanalekshmi Amma.
His entry to films was as a child artist for the Sathyan starrer film 'Odayil Ninnu'(65) directed by K.S.Sethumadhavan.
He returned to films after his studies in 1986 and had a small role in the film T.P.Balagopalan M.A. directed by Sathyan Anthikkad.Then he acted in the film Rajavinte Makan directed by Thampi Kannamthanam.His acting skill along with Babu Antony in the film 'Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal' was well noted and the two tall and well built actors got numerous roles mostly as supporting actors and as negative characters.
In the year 1986 itself he could act in well noted film 'Yuvajanolsavam' directed by Sreekumaran Thampy.
The role as Sekharan Kutty in the 1987 film 'Irupatham Noottandu' was also well noted and the role in 'Innale' which was directed by P.Padmarajan.
In the 1989 film he acted as the hero opposite Sudha in the film 'Aksharathettu' directed by Sreekumaran Thampi.
In the year 1981 his films 'Satyapratinja'  'Parallel College'  'Ente Sooryaputhrikku'  etc  earned good opinion in which he was the hero.
Rnte Sooryaputhrikku directed by Fazil in which Amala was the heroine was a blockbuster film.
In the film 'Pappayude Swantham Appoos' his supporting role as Dr.Gopan earned applause.
'Thalasthanam' was directed by Shaji Kailas in 1992 which was scripted by Ranji Panicker which earned critical acclaim.
'Aham,Adharam and Samooham' received critical acclaim in 92 and were successful films.Mohan Lal,Suresh Gopi,Urvashy were the main actors of 'Aham'.
'Adharam' directed by George Kithu written by Lohitahadas witnessed good acting talent of Suresh Gopi in an entirely varied role.The film in which Mrali,Geetha,Sudheesh etc acted was well received by the audience.
'Samooham' was a clean nice picture directed by Sathyan Anthikkad.
He also played characters of substance in films like 'Paithrukam'(93).

Manichitrathazhu directed by Fazil was well noted for his role as Shobhana's husband.This psychological thriller became a blockbuster success and eminent directors like Priyadarshan,Sibi Malayil,Siddique Lal were also involved in its production by 2nd unit directors.Shobhana received National Award as Best Actress for this film.Mohan Lal,Suresh Gopi,Shobhana,Vinaya Prasad,Innocen,K.P.A.C.Lalitha,Ganesh Kumar,Kuthiravattam Pappu,Thilakan,Nedumudi Venu etc acted in it.

'New Delhi' was an action thriller film in which Suresh Gopi acted in a supporting role as Suresh.Tamil actor Thyagarajan also acted in this film.
His Police Office roles in films like 'Thalasthanam(92), Ekalavyan(93),Mafia(93),Commissioner (94) all by Shaji Kailas boosted his image as an action hero and he rose to the heights of immense popularity by the role as 'Bharatchandran I.P.S in the film 'Commissioner'.These films were dubbed in to Telugu and released in Andhrapradesh where also he became very popular.Thus Suresh Gopi later acted in several Telugu films also.
His roles in films like 'Lelam,Vazhunnor,Pathram,Nasrani' etc also drew much attention and critical as well as audience acclaim.

In the film 'Kashmiram' he acted as an 'NSG Officer' Shyam.Lalu Alex,Sharada,Priya Raman,Ratheesh' etc acted in it.Director was Rajiv Anchal.
In the year 1997 he acted the role as 'Kannan Perumalayan' in the film 'Kaliyattam' directed by Jayaraj and received National Award as Best Actor.The director Jayaraj also received National Award for this film.
'Lelam' was a super hit film directed by Joshy and it was the last film of the great actor M.G.Soman.
Suresh Gopi and Jayaram acted in main roles of 'Summer in Bethlahem' directed by Sibi Malayil.The film shot in Ootty was a splendid visual treat.
In the year 2010 he acted along Mohan Lal,Dileep and Sarathkumar in the film 'Christian Brothers'.
In 2011 'Melvilasam' earned critical acclaim and in 2012 actd along with Mammootty in 'King and the  Commissioner'.
He was part of the well noted film 'Salam Kashmir' directed by Joshi in 2014, and also acted in 'Apothcary' directed by Madhav Ramadasan.
Suresh Gopi married Radhika and they have four Children.He is settled in Thiruvananthapuram.

Selected Filmography
Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal
Rajavinte Makan
T.P.Balagopalan M.A.
New Delhi
Oru CBI Diarykurippu
Manu Uncle

Bhoomiyile Rajakkanmar
Ee Thanutha veluppan Kalathu
Aanaval Mothiram
Kauthuka Varthakal
Ente Soorya Puthrikku
Pappayude Swantham Appoos
Nakshatra Koodaram
City Police Rudraksham

Sathyameva Jayathe
Agni Nakshatram
The Tiger
Note Book
Nadia Kollapetta Rathri
Black Cat
Bullet Black Dalia
Ring Tone
Kanyakumari Express
Christian Brothers
The King and the Commissioner
Salam Kashmir

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