Murali Gopy is a very revered name in the Malyalam film industry. He has written, acted and sung for various films. He is best known for Ee Adutha Kaalathu and Left Right Left. He reprised the role of an actor, screenwriter and singer for his debut film Rasikan (2004). He then returned to the big screen after a five year hiatus with Bhramaram (2009) opposite stalwarts like Mohanlal. The film gave him instant recognition and fetched him the Filmfare Award for best supporting actor.
After starring in Gadhama (2011), Murali again returned to acting-writing with Ee Adutha Kaalathu, which again tasted success. The film received awards for both his acting and the story. He was seen in about seven films in 2013, most notable ones being Left Right Left and
His talent has crossed all borders of entertainment. From his fascinating collection of short stories in the book Murali Gopiyunde Kadhakal to anchoring in popular TV, reality shows like
- Murali has done it all. He has sung a song for four of his films and also for the recent hit Premam. Adding more badges of glory, there’s an AIR program that he was part of, played the role of editor or sub-editor for various big newspapers and magazines.
Films ran in his genes, as his father
was a big actor himself. He was married to Anjana, a simple bank employee, who unfortunately died due to a heart attack. He has two children-a daughters, Gauri and a son, Gaurav.
The numerous awards that Murali has got are no small feat. His works have helped to gather appreciation from the increasingly-maturing audiences to big writers like N.S Madhavan. He is constantly appreciated for writing on challenging themes like human desire in Kanyaka Talkies and untapped genres like a black comedy in Ee Adutha Kaalathu. Murali is in a very interesting stage of his career where many from the industry and the audience are eagerly waiting for his next venture.