Born on 26th August 1984, Gopika is a south Indian actress. She has mainly worked in Malayalam films. Before entering the film industry, Gopika was a model. Her debut film was Pranayamanithooval. She has over 35 films to her credit. She has also worked in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. Girly Anto is Gopika’s original name. Hailing form Thrissur, Kerala, she is a Syrian Christian. She graduated in Sociology and also learnt dancing. The turning point in her life was when she was the first runner in Miss Thrissur contest. This fetched her some modeling projects. Gopika once told that her ambition was not to become an actress; she wanted to become an air hostess.Her debut film Pranayamanithooval, which was directed by Thulasi Das didn’t fare well. All the same, her role was acknowledged. It was her second film '
4 The People
' which was a milestone in her career; it was declared as a blockbuster. She starred opposite Tamil actor Bharath in the film and the song “Lejjavathiye” was a superhit in Kerala. Later she acted in popular Tamil director Cheran’s movie '
'. This film was also a superhit. Gopika’s Malayalam film Chanthupottu with actor Dileep was a superhit. Another Malayalam film Verutha Oru Bharya was also declared a big hit. It gained her the accolades that she very much deserved.On her personal front, Gopika wedded Dr. Ajilesh in 2008. She didn’t quit films after marriage;she even told once that her spouse is no hindrance to her acting career. Gopika was liked for her pretty face and mesmerizing smile. Some of her good movies include , Autograph, Kana kanden, Thotti Jaya, Ponniyin Selvan and 4 The People. She dubbed for her voice in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. Gopika has many awards to her credit. There is no denying the fact that Gopika is indeed a talented actress.