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Suresh Gopi Biography, Age, Filmography, Awards, Family and Photos…

Suresh Gopi

Suresh Gopi (born 26 June 1958) is an Indian film actor, politician, playback singer and television presenter. He works predominantly in Malayalam cinema and has also appeared in few Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bollywood films. Suresh has acted in more than 200 films and is a recipient of a National Film Award and Kerala State Film Award. He currently serves as a Member of Parliament (MP) in Rajya Sabha. Suresh is also a philanthropist, social worker, and advocates for environmental protection.

Suresh Gopi’s Early life

Suresh Gopi was born on 26 June 1958 in Alappuzha, Kerala, India to K. Gopinathan Pillai, a film distributor, and V. Gnanalekshmi Amma, as their eldest son. He has three younger brothers—Subhash Gopi, Sunil Gopi and Sanil Gopi (the latter two are twins). Suresh was brought up in Kollam. He completed his school education from Infant Jesus Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School in Kollam. Suresh joined Fatima Mata National College in Kollam for higher studies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and Master of Arts degree in English literature.

Suresh Gopi’s Film career

Suresh Gopi played a small role as a child artist in Odayil Ninnu (1965). Later he made his adult acting debut through the minor role of a prospective groom in T. P. Balagopalan M. A. (1986). After playing various villain and supporting roles throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s, Suresh Gopi got a break through Shaji Kailas’s Thalastaanam (1992) which was written by Renji Panicker.

Shaji and Renji’s combination films turned Suresh Gopi into an overnight star during the 1990s especially through police roles. Popular films include Ekalavyan (1993), Mafia (1993), and Commissioner (1994). Along with Lelam (1997) and Pathram (1999), which were both written by Renji Panicker and directed by Joshiy. The role of Kannan Perumalayan in Jayaraj’s Kaliyattam (1997) won him the National Film Award for Best Actor and the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor.

In 2010 he appeared in the film Christian Brothers. In 2011, Gopi acted in the film Melvilasom. In 2012 he acted in The King & the Commissioner. Gopi also worked in Tamil film I as Dr. Vasudevan. In 2012, he hosted the game show Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran on Asianet, which was the Malayalam version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. He continued to host its four seasons. In March 2019, he made a comeback announcement in acting by joining Vijay Antony starrer Tamil film Thamilarasan.

Suresh Gopi’s Personal life

On 8 February 1990, Suresh married Radhika Nair, the granddaughter of actress Aranmula Ponnamma. They have five children—Lakshmi Suresh, Gokul Suresh, Bhagya Suresh, Bhavni Suresh, and Madhav Suresh. Lakshmi died in a car accident while she was one-and-a-half years old. Gokul Suresh is an actor in Malayalam cinema. Suresh resides with family in Sasthamangalam, Thiruvananthapuram.

Suresh Gopi’s Biography

AboutSuresh Gopi 
NameSuresh Gopi
Nick Name
ProfessionActor
NationalityIndian
Physical Stats
Height (Aprox.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (Aprox.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176.37 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 June, 1959
Zodiac SignCancer
Age (as of 2019)59
Birth PlaceKollam , Kerala
Home Town/StateKollam , Kerala
School Infant Jesus Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School
CollegeFatima Mata National College
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Science (Degree in Zoology),
Master of Arts (Degree in English literature)
Father NameK. Gopinathan Pillai
Mother NameV. Gnanalekshmi Amma
Brother(s)Subhash Gopi, Sunil Gopi and Sanil Gopi
Sister(s)N/A
ReligionHindu
HobbiesSinging
Marital StatusMarried
AffairsN/A
Husband/SpouseRadhika Nair
ChildrenLakshmi Suresh, Gokul Suresh, Bhagya Suresh, Bhavni Suresh,
Madhav Suresh

Suresh Gopi’s Filmography

Malayalam films

Year Film Role Director Notes
2019 Untitled Anoop Sathyan film TBA Anoop Sathyan Pre Production
2019 Lelam-2 Anakkattil Chackochi/Jacob Stephen Nithin Renji Panicker Filming
2019 Thamilarasan Babu Yogeswaran Filming
2015 My God Aadhiraja Bhattathiri M. Mohanan
2015 Rudra Simhasanam Rudra Simhan Shibu Gangadharan
2015 Chamante Kabani CBI Officer (Guest Appearance) Ambili
2015 Compartment Himself (Cameo) Salim Kumar
2014 The Dolphins (film) Panayamuttam Sura Diphan
2014 Apothecary Dr. Vijay Nambiar Madhav Ramadasan
2014 Salaam Kashmier Tomy Eappan Devassy Joshiy
2013 Geethaanjali Nakulan (Cameo) Priyadarshan
2012 The King & The Commissioner Bharath Chandran IPS Shaji Kailas
2011 Ven Shankhu Pol Nandan Asok R Nath
2011 Collector Avinash Varma IAS Anil C. Menon
2011 Melvilasom Captain Vikas Roy Madhav Ramadasan
2011 Christian Brothers Joseph Vadakkan IPS Joshiy
2010 Sahasram Sahasranamam IPS Dr. Janardhanan
2010 Kanyakumari Express Mohan Shanker T. S. Suresh Babu
2010 Sadgamaya Dr. Ravi Varma Harikumar
2010 Raama Raavanan Thiruchelvam Biju Vattappara
2010 Ringtone Ninan Koshy Ajmal
2010 Mummy & Me Ameer Jeethu Joseph
2010 Kadaksham NathanSasi Sasi Paravoor
2010 Janakan Vishwanathan Sanjeev N. R. 200th film

2000s

Year Film Role Director
2009 Kerala Cafe Ramesh Menon Shaji Kailas
2009 Vairam: Fight for Justice Adv. Ravi Varma M. A. Nishad
2009 Kancheepurathe Kalyanam Kalarikkal Achuthankutty Fazil Jayakrishna
2009 Black Dalia Dr. Aadikesavan Baburaj
2009 Boomi Malayalam Ananthan Master/Narayanan Kutty T. V. Chandran
2009 I G Inspector General IG Durga Prasad IPS B. Unnikrishnan
2009 Hailesa Unnikrishnan Thaha
2008 Bullet Parasuraman Bhatteri Nizar
2009 Thavalam Sivan Bhaiju
2008 Pakal Nakshatrangal Vaidhyanath Rajeevnath
2008 Madampi Narrator B Unnikrishnan
2008 Twenty:20 Antony Punnekadan IPS Joshiy
2008 Aayudham Rishikesh IPS M. A. Nishad
2008 Sound of Boot SP Siddharth Mahadev IPS Shaji Kailas
2007 Black Cat Ramesh Sharma Vinayan
2007 Kichamani MBA Kichamani Samad Mankada
2007 Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri Sharafudeen Tharamasi IPS K. Madhu
2007 Bharathan Effect Dr. Pandala Anil Das
2007 Time Dr. Appan Menon IPS/Vishwanatha Menon Shaji Kailas
2007 Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal Rajeevan Harikumar
2007 Detective Shyam Prasad/Mohan Kumar Jeethu Joseph
2006 Notebook Brigadier Alexander Rosshan Andrrews
2006 Smart City Madhavan B. Unnikrishnan
2006 Bada Dosth Daya Shankar/Bada Dosth Viji Thampi
2006 Pathaaka George Tharakan K. Madhu
2006 Ashwaroodan Veerabhadran Jayaraj
2006 Chinthamani Kolacase Adv. Lal Krishna Viradiyar Shaji Kailas
2006 Rashtram Maliyekkal Thommi Anil C Menon
2006 Lanka Saravanan A. K. Sajan
2005 The Tiger Chandrasekharan IPS Shaji Kailas
2005 Bharathchandran I.P.S. Bharathchandran IPS Renji Panicker
2005 Makalkku Warrier Jayaraj
2005 Ullam Kuttan M.K.Sukumaran
2004 Sasneham Sumithra Balachandran Ambadi Krishnan
2004 Agninakshathram Thalakkulathu Thampi Karim
2003 Thillana Thillana Himself (Cameo) T.S.Saji
2003 Swapnam Kondu Thulabharam Vishnu Rajasenan
2003 Relax Susi Fazil
2002 Www.anukudumbam.com Rajeev Menon/Rajeev’s father O M Gireesh
2001 Nariman Ashok Nariman K. Madhu
2001 Sundara Purushan Suryanarayanan Jose Thomas
2001 Meghasandesam Balagopal Rajasenan
2001 Randam Bhavam Navaneeth Krishnan/Anantha Krishnan Lal Jose
2001 Saivar Thirumeni Devadathan Namboothiripadu Shajoon Karyal
2000 Thenkasipattanam Kannan Rafi Mecartin
2000 Cover Story Vijay G. S. Vijayan
2000 Dreamz Dr. Roy Shajoon Karyal
2000 Mark Antony Anthony T. S. Suresh Babu
2000 Millennium Stars Karunan Jayaraj
2000 Pilots Bobby Nair Rajiv Anchal
2000 Sathyameva Jayathe Chandrachoodan Viji Thampi

1990s

Year Film Role Director
1999 Crime File Idamatton Palackal Easo Panicker IPS K. Madhu
1999 F.I.R. Mohammed Sarkar IPS Shaji Kailas
1999 Pathram Nandagopal Joshiy
1999 Vazhunnor Kuttappayi Joshiy
1999 Prem Poojari Guest Appearance in Song Hariharan
1999 Saaphalyam G. S. Vijayan
1998 Kallu Kondoru Pennu Dr. Suresh Shyamaprasad
1998 Pranayavarnangal Vinayachandran IAS Sibi Malayil
1998 Rakthasakshikal Sindabad Urmees Tharakan Venu Nagavally
1998 Summer in Bethlehem Dennis Sibi Malayil
1998 Thalolam Haridas Jayaraj
1998 Thirakalkkappuram Chengan Anil Adithyan
1997 Kaliyattam Kannan Perumalayan Jayaraj
1997 Anubhoothi Sivankutty I. V. Sasi
1997 Bhaaratheeyam Shyam Mohan Suresh Krishnan
1997 Bhoopathi Hariprasad Joshiy
1997 Gangothri Adv. Sharath Chandran P. Anil
1997 Guru Vijayanathan Rajiv Anchal
1997 Janathipathyam R.D.Nayanar IPS K. Madhu
1997 Kulam Bhranthan Channan Lenin Rajendran
1997 Lelam Anakkattil Chackochi/Jacob Stephen Joshiy
1997 Masmaram Gautham Thampi Kannanthanam
1997 Suvarna Simhaasanam Kannoth Ramanathan P. G. Viswambharan
1996 Mahathma Devadevan Shaji Kailas
1996 Rajaputhran Anand Shajoon Kariyal
1996 Yuvathurki Sidhartha Bhadran
1995 Saadaram Raghunandana Menon Jose Thomas
1995 Sakshyam Sunny Mohan
1995 The King Bharat Chandra IPS (Cameo) Shaji Kailas
1995 Sindoora Rekha Balachandran Sibi Malayil
1995 Thakshashila Gautham Krishna K. Sreekuttan
1995 Radholsavam Muthu Anil Kumar
1995 Karma Achuthankutty Jomon
1995 Highway Sreedhar Prasad Jayaraj
1995 Aksharam Ananthakrishnan Sibi Malayil
1994 Manathe Kottaram Satheesh Nair Sunil
1994 Rudraksham Vishwanathan Shaji Kailas
1994 The City Ravi Prasad I. V. Sasi
1994 Commissioner Bharathchandran IPS Shaji Kailas
1994 Kashmeeram Shyam Rajiv Anchal
1994 Chukkan Gauri Shankar Thampi Kannanthanam
1993 Aacharyan Azad Ashokan
1993 Ithu Manjukaalam Thulasidas
1993 Manichitrathazhu Nakulan Fazil
1993 Yaadhavam Vishnu Jomon
1993 Mafia Ravi Shankar Shaji Kailas
1993 Samooham Sudhakaran Sathyan Anthikad
1993 City Police Arun Kumar Venu Nair
1993 Ekalavyan Madhavan IPS Shaji Kailas
1993 Paithrukam Somadathan Jayaraj
1993 Injakkadan Mathai & Sons Thankachan Anil Kumar
1993 Ponnu Chami Ponnu Chami Ali Akbar
1993 Dhruvam Jose Nariman Joshiy
1993 Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans Razak (Cameo) Shaji Kailas
1993 Paamaram Unreleased
1992 Mahaan Jackson Albert Mohan Kumar
1992 Ponnaramthottathe Raajaavu Jacob Anil Kumar
1992 Sathyaprathinja Sreedharan Suresh Unnithan
1992 Daddy Antony Sangeeth Sivan
1992 Naadody Shivan Thampi Kannanthanam
1992 Simhadhwani K. G. Rajasekharan
1992 Pappayude Swantham Appoos Suresh Fazil
1992 Nakshthrakoodaram Jeevan Roy Joshy Mathew
1992 Thalastaanam Harikrishnan Shaji Kailas
1992 Aham Captain Mahendran Rajeevnath
1992 Ente Ponnu Thampuran Vinod A.T.Abu
1992 Savidham George Kithu
1992 Ponnurukkum Pakshi Ananthan Adoor Vaisakhan
1992 Aadhaaram Vasu George Kithu
1992 Utsavamelam Jayadevan Suresh Unnithan
1991 Sandhwanam Sibi Malayil
1991 Kadalora Kattu Balan C.P.Jomon
1991 Chakravarthy Unni Shankar A.Sreekumar
1991 Athirathan Sethu Pradeep Kumar
1991 Bhoomika Gopi I. V. Sasi
1991 Aanaval Mothiram Nandakumar G. S. Vijayan
1991 Ente Sooryaputhrikku Dr. Srinivasan Fazil
1991 Kuttapathram Alex R.Chandru
1991 Parallel College Ananthan Thulasidas
1991 Sundhari Kakka Mahesh Soman
1990 Parampara Chanthu Sibi Malayil
1990 Nagarangalil Chennu Raparkam Christopher Luke Viji Thampi
1990 Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu Christy Joshiy
1990 In Harihar Nagar Sethumadhavan Siddique-Lal
1990 Saandhram Sreeraman Thaha
1990 Kouthuka Varthakal Ravi Thulasidas
1990 Arhatha Mahesh I. V. Sasi
1990 Minda Poochakku Kalyanam Kumar Alleppey Ashraf
1990 Thoovalsparsham Ananda Padmanabhan Kamal
1990 Midhya Rajashekharan I. V. Sasi
1990 Rajavazhcha Govindankutty J. Sasikumar
1990 Orukkam Sethumadhava Kuruppu K. Madhu
1990 Varthamana Kalam Balagopal I. V. Sasi

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1980s

Year Film Role Director
1989 Nair Saab Cadet Gopakumar Joshiy
1989 Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha Aromal Chekavar Hariharan
1989 Aksharathettu Prakash Menon I. V. Sasi
1989 Innale Dr. Narendran Padmarajan
1989 Annakutty Kodambakkam Vilikkunnu Babu Jagathy Sreekumar
1989 Vachanam Ravi Lenin Rajendran
1989 Douthyam Capt. Suresh G. Nair P. Anil
1989 Kaalal Pada Baby Viji Thampi
1989 The News Rishi Menon Shaji Kailas
1989 Varnatheru Antony Eastman
1989 New Year Vinod Viji Thampi
1989 Nagapanjami J. Sasikumar
1989 Vaadaka Gunda Gandhikuttan
1989 Varnam Manu Vishwanath Ashokan
1989 Miss Pameela Ranji Thevalakkara Chellappan
1988 Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas Parasuraman Kamal
1988 Oru Vivada Vishayam P. G. Vishwambharan
1988 Shankhanadam T. S. Suresh Babu
1988 Oru CBI Diary Kurippu Harry K. Madhu
1988 Anuragi Roy I. V. Sasi
1988 Alila Kuruvikal Ranganmane S.L Puram Anand
1988 Dhwani Dinesh A.T.Abu
1988 Manu Uncle S.I Minnal Prathapan Dennis Joseph
1988 Moonnam Mura Vaishakan K. Madhu
1988 Witness Alex Williams Viji Thampi
1988 1921 Unnikrishnan I. V. Sasi
1987 New Delhi Suresh Joshiy
1987 Sreedharante Onnam Thirumurivu Vinayachandran Sathyan Anthikkad
1987 Bhoomiyile Rajakkanmar Jayan Thampi Kannanthanam
1987 Ivide Ellavarkkum Sukham Haridas Jeassy
1987 Irupatham Noottandu Shekaran Kutty K. Madhu
1987 January Oru Orma Raju Joshiy
1987 P.C. 369 Gopikuttan P. Chandrakumar
1987 Vazhiyorakazchakal Ashok Thampi Kannanthanam
1987 Yaagagni Shantan P. Chandrakumar
1987 Vrutham Sunny Abraham I. V. Sasi
1986 Nandi Veendum Varika Balan P. G. Viswambharan
1986 Sayam Sandhya Ravi Joshiy
1986 Adiverukal Jayan P. Anil
1986 Manasilloru Manimuthu J. Sasikumar
1986 Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal Suresh Fazil
1986 Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare Man at the beach Raghunath Paleri
1986 Rajavinte Makan Kumar Thampi Kannanthanam
1986 T. P. Balagopalan M.A. Prospective Groom Sathyan Anthikkad
1986 Yuvajanotsavam Dileep Sreekumaran Thampi
1986 Niramulla Raavukal N. Sankaran Nair

1960s

Year Film Role Director
1965 Odayil Ninnu Son of the feudal lord K. S. Sethumadhavan

Tamil films

Year Film Role Director
2019 Mahavir Karna Duryodhana R. S. Vimal
2019 Thamilarasan TBA Babu Yogeswaran
2015 I Dr. Vasudevan Shankar
2002 Samasthanam Surya Raj Kapoor
2001 Dheena Adikesavan A. R. Murugadoss
1991 Karpoora Mullai Guest appearance in song Fazil
1984 Niraparaadhi Sub-Inspector Balan K. Vijayan

Telugu films

Year Film Role Director
2009 Aa Okkadu Adv. Sri Krishna N S Murthy
1988 Antima Theerpu Suresh Joshy

Hindi films

Year Film Role Director
2019 Mahavir Karna Duryodhana R. S. Vimal
1988 New Delhi Suresh Joshiy

Kannada films

Year Film Role Director
1988 New Delhi Suresh Joshiy

Playback singer

Year Film Song(s) Co-Singer(s) Lyricist Music Director
1998 Pranayavarnangal Oru kulappoo pole Solo Sachithanandan Puzhankara Vidyasagar
2000 Pilots Doore Pooppamparam Dr Sam,Chorus Gireesh Puthenchery MG Radhakrishnan
2000 Sathyameva Jayathe Ambilipooppennium Solo Kaithapram M Jayachandran
2002 Janmangalaay Ponninchellulla Sunny Viswanath, Jayasree Krish Sunny Viswanath
2003 Shabby Baby Sharon Baby Thillaana Thillaana Alex Kayyalaykkal Gireesh Puthenchery Thankaraj
2009 The Stars Manajaniyum Margazhiyil Mamtha Mohandas K A Latheef
2009 Kannimala Swami Saranamanthram Padum,Neyyabhishekam Solo Thankan Thiruvattoor Perumbavoor G Raveendranath
2010 Je Aime Tu Manjin pookkalil,Kathil Thenkanam Solo Rafeeq Ahammed Sharath
2013 One Love Mazhavil Niramezhum Solo Gemini Unnikrishnan Gemini Unnikrishnan
2014 Idavazhiyile Eenam Oru Sandhyayil Radhika Suresh G Madhavi Menon Kallara Gopan
2014 Irumkulagara Amma Amme Ninnude Solo M G Radhakrishnan
2016 Manjupookalil Love song (Flowers TV) Solo

Television

No Year Title Role Channel Notes
1 2000 Appoppanthadi cameo Doordarshan
2 2010 Idea Star singer season 4 Guest Asianet
3 2010 Munch Star Singer Junior Guest Asianet Grand finale
4 2012 Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran Host Asianet
5 2013 Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran Host Asianet season 2
6 2014-2015 Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran Host Asianet season 3
7 2014 Indian Voice Junior Guest Mazhavil Manorama Grand finale
8 2016 Manjupookalil (Love song) Himself Flowers (TV channel) musical album
9 2016 D 4 Dance Guest Mazhavil Manorama Grand finale
10 2017 Adi Mone Buzzer Guest Asianet Inaugural Episode
11 2017 Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran Host Asianet season 4
12 2017 Udan Panam Himself Mazhavil Manorama
13 2019 Padam Namuk Paadam Himself Mazhavil Manorama Inaugural episode

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