The precious icon of the Indian music industry, Gopi Sundar has composed his soulful music for more than fifty movies to date. In 2014, he composed the songs & background score for the Malayalam movie "
1983" and was awarded the National Award.the movie got a good critic rating of 3.5 out of 5.abrid shine, the debut director of the movie was awarded the Kerala State Awards in the category of the best debut director. Alongside the film bagged two more awards for the category of best & second best actor in the same award ceremony of 2014. He was born in Kochi & opted for joining the music industry for his career. Gopi has a good knowledge of instruments like Tabla & keyboard & has worked as a keyboard programmer in some of Bollywood hit films.
Almost all the members of his family are linked with the Film Industry. Gopi’s father was a businessman in the field of recording studio and theater. His uncle came out to be a successful actor. the legendary Malayalam film director Ramu Kariya is also a part of his family.
In 1965, Ramu directed Chemmeen that led him to bag the national award. He passed away at the age of 52. Gopi tied the knot with Priya in 2001. He is the father of two sons Yadhan & Madhav.
Apart from composing & writing songs, Gopi has sung many songs for the Malayalam Movies.for his background score in the movie “
Ustad Hotel” he became popular as one of the greatest composers in the music industry. The debut film for
Deepika Padukone, “
Om Shanti Om” gave him the musical platform to program the keyboard for the song “Aakhon Mein Teri”. The song was sung by the sensational singer of Bollywood, Krishnakumar Kunnat( KK). The lead roles were cast with the king of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan & Deepika Padukone, daughter of famous tennis player Prakash Padukone.
From 2011, awards started roaming in his hands. Categories like best music director & background score never got away without his nominations. In 2015, the SIIMA & Filmfare awards were bagged for his name.