Bharath Gopi

Other names of Bharath Gopi: Gopinathan Velayudhan Nair, Kodiyettam Gopi, Bharat Gopy
Birthday: 08-11-1937
Date of death: 29-01-2008
Star sign: Sagittarius
Bharath Gopi was the evergreen pride of Malayalam media with his superlative performances which were well rewarded with four national awards, five state awards, six international awards and much more. He was neither handsome nor a grand master of dance and stunt moves or style. But he still carved out his niche in the industry with his unique acting skills and performance. He was born in 1937 at Trivandrum as the son of Velayudan Pillai and Parvathy Amma. He was very active in the film industry from 1972, until his death in 2008. His is survived by wife Jaya Lekshmi, Son Murali Gopi, and daughter Meenu Gopi. Murali Gopi is also an actor in Malayalam movies. Bharath Gopi has done many television shows and serials as well. 
Like many of his contemporaries, Bharath Gopi started his passion for acting through amateur theater and later became a professional drama actor & writer. His first movie was Swayamvaram released in 1972. His performance in the movie Kodiyettam fetched the first national award for best actor in 1978. He has acted in two Hindi movies also. Murali has also donned the caps of director and producer as well. Unfortunately, Bharath Gopi faced a massive physical paralysis in the year 1986 which was a huge blow to his brilliant acting career. After few years, he returned as a director & producer. Bharath Gopi also penned a book on his experiences, ‘Abinayam, Anubavam’ which won a national award as well. Bharath Gopi was felicitated by Padmashree in 1991. His intellect was a unique merge of massive talent, blazing zeal and flawless genuineness.
Yadhu Krishnan Malayalam Actor

Yadhu Krishnan

Yadhu Krishnan is an actor in Malayalam cinema industry and tele serial industry. He was born and brought up in Trivandrum. He debuted his acting career as a child artist in a film Vivahithare Ithile directed by Balachandra Menon in 1986. Then he acted in many films like Nilakurinhi Poothappol (1986), Unnikale Oru Kadha Parayam (1987), , Sreedharante Onnam Thirumurivu (1987). He is remembered for his role of Monukuttan in Sanmanassulavarkku Samadhanam (1987) and  Rameshan ,  Mohanlal’s little brother, in Kireedam (1989) as a child artist. He was also part of Chenkol (1993), the sequel of Kireedam. He also played the character role of Sethurama Iyyer, brother-in-law of Kavya Madahavan, in director Kamal’s Perumazhakkalam (2004) and a small role in Shafi’s Thommanum Makkalum (2005). He has done good characters in  some offbeat movies like director Snehajith’s Scene No.001 (2011) and director Vijayakrishnan’s Umma (2011) He became popular as an actor in teleserials.His debut serial was AD 2000 by director Satheesh Ananthapuri in Doordarshan in which, Yadhu paired with Actress Manjusha. He did many serials since then. His role in the serial Indraneelam on Surya TV, directed by Arun , Yadu played the important role of character Hari. He also played a good role in Sanjeev Sivan’s Veera Marthanda Varma  on Surya TV. He has played the negative character of Adarsh (Jithin’s son in law) in the recently completed popular mega serial Kungumappovu on Asianet. Most of his roles are negative, but he won best character  award from Asianet in 2009 for a teleserial Malayogam directed by Shiva Mohan Thampi. In Malayogam, he played the lead positive role as Madhavankutty. He is also playing important characters in serial Chandrodayam on Doordarshan and Kadhanayika on Surya TV. Yadhu Krishnan has been hosting the programme Thiranottam, on Asianet Cable Vision channel, based on Superstar Mohanlal acting career and the program completed almost 350 episodes. He is also anchoring the Friday morning phone in programme American Cafe on Kairali channel since 2011. Yadhu was trained classical dancer like Kathakali and Mohiniattam in his school days for 12 years and won many prizes in dance competitions. He got opportunity as child artist in  films through this.Yadhu Krishna’s brother Vidhu Krishnan was also a child actor in films, like Mayilpeelikkavu (1998), and acted in some teleserials. Yadhu Krishna’s  father is a retired as senior manager from Canara bank. Yadhu Krishnan  got married to Lakshmi in 2008 and the couple has a daughter Aradhya, born in 2011.

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