G. Keshava Pillai known as G K Pillai is a celebrated actor who has been in the industry for close to 60 years. G K Pillai was born in the year 1924 at Trivandrum to Govindapillai and Saraswathi Amma. He served the Indian army since the age of sixteen before joining the entertainment industry. He has been a part of many wars. His entry into the filmdom was through the 1954 movie Snehaseema. He debuted as a 60-year-old villain even before he turned thirty. He performed consistently for six decades and has been felicitated with many awards. He was married to late Ulpalakshiyamma and has six children.
His unique body language and amazing voice were his unique traits which helped him to conquer many highlights. Currently, he is focusing on television serials. His role as Verma is the mega hit serial Kumkuma Poovu was hugely popular. This serial revolved around the life of Professor Jayanthi and the complexity of relationships. G.K Pillai has strong political affiliations, and he campaigns during every election season. G.K Pillai has a very systematic schedule in his day to day life. His latest movies include Malayalam Medium, Warning, Karyasthan, Sanchari, Tatvamasi, etc. G.K Pillai is respected by artists in the entertainment industry. He has more than 300 movies to his credit.