Lakshmi Gopalaswamy is a popular South Indian film actress and an exponent of 'Bharatanatyam' Classical Dance.Even though she hails from Bangalore,Karnataka State, she debuted in a Malayalam film and acting predominantly in Malayalam Language.In 2015 she has acted in the lead role of a Hindi film also.She has worked in several Kannada and Tamil films as well.
Lakshmi Gopalaswamy is the daughter of Gopalaswamy and Dr.Uma from Bangalore.She is a Post Graduate Degree holder and while as a student received several prizes in dance competitions.Her younger brother is a Scientist.
She debuted in Malayalam by the film 'Arayannangalude Veedu' directed by A.K.Lohithadas in 2000.Mammootty was the male lead of that film which was a big hit and received much appreciation from the audience and critics.Lakshmi Gopalaswamy received Kerala State Film Award as the second Best actress for that film.She also received 'Asianet film award' as the Best New face for the role in that film.Her next Malayalam film 'Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal' directed by Sathyan Anthikkad was also a super hit film in which Jayaram was the hero.The role she depicted in that film was as a Classical dancer who when gets award and fame starts to ignore her husband and child.It was a novel theme which drew much attention from the critics and viewers.Her classical dances were also included in the film which were liked by the viewers.
She acted along with Mohan Lal in many films like 'Vamanapuram Bus route', 'Keerthi Chakra', 'Paradeshi','Bhagawan','Shikkar','Oru Arabikkadha','Ividam Swargamanu','Alexander the Great'etc.
The Kannada film in which she acted opposite the super star Vishnu Vardhan 'Aptharakshaka' in 2010 became a blockbuster film which was the last film of the 'Superstar Vishnu Vardhan'.Lakshmi Gopalaswamy received much accolades for her performance in this film which was directed by P.Vasu.She depicted a Bharatanatyam dancer 'Saraswathy' in this film which also contained her dance sequences.Sandhya,Bhavana,Vimala Raman etc also acted along with her in this film.
She was the female lead opposite Mohan Lal in the award winning film 'Paradeshi' directed by P.T.Kunju Muhammed.She received best Supporting actress award for her performance in this film from 'Filmfare (South) Awards'.
She received Kerala State film award for second Best actress for her performance in the film 'Thaniye' written and directed
In the year 2007 she was the female lead of the film 'Paranju Theeratha Viseshangal' in which Suresh Gopi was the hero.Harikumar directed this film.
In the film 'Oru Indian Pranaya Kadha' she acted along with the lead pair 'Fahadh Fazil and Amala Paul.Sathyan Anthikkad directed this film in which she depicted the role of ' Thulasi' an Ayurvedic Doctor who owned a hospital and who was the real mother of 'Irene Gardner' the character of Amala Paul.
In the hit film 'Mathai Kuzhappakkaranalla' she acted as the wife of Dr.Nanda Gopan (Mukesh).The character 'Mathai' portrayed by Jayasoorya resolves the problems between the Doctor and his wife.
Lakshmi Gopalaswamy has acted in T.V.Serials also.She appeared as judge of a dance reality show on Asianet.
Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal
Kanavu Meippada Vendum
Vamanapuram Bus Route
Paranju Theeratha Viseshangal
Alexander the Great
Kadal Kadannoru Mathukutty
Oru Indian Pranaya Kadha