Thursday, May 22, 2008

Gopika






Gopika is a Malayalam actress born in a small town in Kerala. she is currently acting in many malayalam ,tamil and telengu films .
Her parents :
Father’s Name : Anto Francis
Mother’s Name : Dessy Anto Birth
Place : Thrissur, Kerala

She has only one sister, Klinli. After completing her 12th standard in St. Raphel’s, Ollur she did her sociology from the Calicut University. She is also talented in classical dance which she learned from her teacher Kamalam.

About her place Ollur- trichur :

Ollur is a fast-growing village, situated in the beautiful State of Kerala, India. The name of Ollur originated from OLLUR KAVU (temple). There is no documentry evidence for this - only a myth !!. Ollur desom (village) is surrounded by canals connected by four bridges.

Career

Crowned as Miss College during her farewell, she was admired for her beauty and charming smile. She aimed to be an airhostess but landed into the film industry with great movies to her credit such as Kanaa Kanden, Thotti Jaya, Autograph, 4 students, Ponniyin Selvan. She claims that she never wanted to be an actress.

She did her own dubbing for her movies in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil. The beauty contest Miss Thrisoor was turning point in her life. Though she did not win the title she stood as the first runner up in the contest which gained her few modeling assignments.

Director Tulasi Das gave her a debut in his “Pranayamanithooval” which did not do well but got her recognition in the film industry. She got a second movie “For the People” which was a blockbuster and had its prints dubbed in many different Indian Languages. The movie was directed by Jayaraj and she acted opposite Bharath. The song “Lejjavathi Ninda Kalla Kadaikkannil” of the movie “For the People” was also a big hit in Kerala. Renowned Tamil movie director, Cheran singed her up for his movie Autograph which was another big hit in 2004.She also enacted in Kana Kandein.

Among her other movies she has acted in four Malayalam films, Kanada film “Kanasina Loga” and the Telgu remake of “Azhagi”. Her Telgu film Leta Manasulu crashed the box office was directed by Raju Upati. She is going to star in the Malayalam movie “Kirtichakra” opposite Mohanlal, the Malayalam super star. Directed by Major Ravi the movie tells the story about a soldier against the backdrop of Kargil war. Apart from Kirtichakra she is also doing another movie with Dileep “Pachakuthira”. Her previous movie with Dileep “Chahnthupottu” was a big hit.

In the Tamil film industry she is working on “Ashokamitran” staring opposite Dhanush. She is now set to star in Suresh Gopi’s, Janman. She will be one of the movie’s three heroines.

About the Beauty - Gopika :
Gopika, this petite young girl is well known for her bright and a cheerful smile. Girly Anto (her real name) is from a small town in Kerala. She did her 12th standard in St.Raphel’s, Ollur and took up sociology at Calicut University. She had so many fans for her beauty and grace and she even got Miss College title during her farewell. This simple chirpy beauty is comfortable with almost all the South Indian languages (Yes, she did her own dubbing for her movies in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil). But did this cutest Malayalee ‘Girly’ ever had a plan for acting in movies? No, definitely not. Her ambition was to become an air hostess. But fate had better plans for her.

It was her Miss Trichur beauty contest that showcased her to light, changing her plan of action. Though she did not win the title, even her getting first runner up made her so popular and she was invited into the modeling world with a few assignments. Her face became popular in many magazines and it was director Tulasi Das who gave her a debut in his “Pranayamanithooval” and changed Girly into “Gopika”.

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