Pinnamaneni Gopi Mohan, popularly known as Gopimohan is an Indian writer who has penned several movies in Tollywood. Gopimohan was born on 1 July 1974 in Kurumaddali which falls under Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh. He developed his passion for cinema from his childhood itself. Starting out as an assistant director, he assisted N Shankar’s Yamajathakudu in 1999. In 2000, he worked in Vamsi under the guidance of B Gopal. Later, he took one step ahead as he served in writing the script alongside assisting the director for Nuvvu Nenu, which turned out to be successful in the year 2001.
Then, Gopimohan decided to concentrate on his career as a writer with Santhosham in 2002. Having written the screenplay, Santhosham featured the debutant
in a special appearance. The movie got off to a magnificent start, and the experts termed it as a commercial success. Since then, he has been behind the screenplay of various Telugu films like Lakshyam, Venky, Sri, Dhee, Mr & Mrs. Sailajakrishnamurthy, Ashok,
, Dubai Seenu, Swagatam,
Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda
, Loukyam (starring
Rakul Preet Singh
), Alludu Sreenu, Dictator, and Shourya.
He made his debut as a story writer with the romantic-comedy film “Ready. The audience loved the outing for its script. Eventually, Ready went on to win several awards. In 2011, its Hindi remake released in the theaters to a positive feedback. The producers of Hindi version credited Gopimohan for his script. Between 2008 and 2011, he wrote stories for King, Raam, Namo Venkatesa, and Uthama Puthiran( Tamil). Uthama Purithan is the Tamil version of Ready which released in 2010. In 2011, he came up with his next project Dookudu. This action thriller drama became one of the “blockbusters” at the Box-Office in the same year.
With Mahesh Babu featuring as an IPS officer and Samantha Ruth Prabhu portraying the role of his girlfriend, Dookudu broke numerous records. During the production of the action flick, Gopimohan admitted that the producers wished to make a love story but included action and comedy in the script as they felt the script was “incomplete.” Dookudu remains one of the top grosser in Telugu film industry by earning over 1 billion rupees and won many awards as well. Its Bengali remake, “Challenge 2” acknowledged his involvement too. He has written Shadow, Baadshah,
, Dictator, and Mister.
He has partly helped the makers of films such as Sarainodu, Krishna, Adurs, and much more regarding production. Gopimohan married Praveena on 22 November 2007 in Kondapur. He has announced his intentions of becoming a director with his new project “Ishtamga Santoshamga Anandamga,” and it will focus on the theme of friendship. He has often teamed up with Sreenu Vytla, G Nageswara Reddy, Teja,
. Leading tabloids suspected a rift between Gopimohan and Vytla but the writer quashed all of these fake news and assured that there had not been any dispute between them.