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|Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai (born October 27, 1967), better known by his stage name Dileep, is an Indian film actor, mimicry, producer, assistant director and businessman.
Dileep began his film career as an assistant director in Kamal's 1991 film, Vishnulokam. He achieved popularity through his acts of mimicry in stage performances and Comicola, a comedy television series broadcast on Asianet.
He made his acting debut in a small role in the 1992 film by Kamal Ennodu Ishtam Koodamo. His role as Dileep in the 1994 film Manathe Kottaram paved the way for his acting career.
Profile ( Personal Info)
|Real Name||:||Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai|
|Age||:||54 years in (2023)|
|Profession||:||Actor, Producer, Playback singer, Entrepreneur|
|Date of Birth||:||27 October 1968|
|Born In||:||Aluva, Kerala, India|
|Height in Feet Inches||:||5.7|
Wife / Spouse / Partner Photos Details
|Wife||:||Kavya Madhavan (Actress, m. 2016)
Manju Warrier (Actress, div. 2015)
Children Photos Details
Father - Brother - Mother - Sister -Relatives (Family Photos)
|Father||:||Father- Padmanabhan Pillai|
Qualification ( Education, School and College )
|School||:||VVBHS High School, Aluva, Kerala|
|College/ University||:||Union Christian College, Aluva, Kerala; Maharaja's College, Ernakulam, Kerala|
|Educational and Qualification||:||Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics, Master of Arts (M.A.) in History|
|Films such as Sallapam (1996), Ee Puzhayum Kadannu (1996), Punjabi House (1998) and Chandranudikkunna Dikhil (1999) established his status as a leading actor in the late 1990s. After consecutive successes at the beginning in the 2000s with films such as Thenkasipattanam (2000), Joker (2000), Ee Parakkum Thalika (2001), Ishtam (2001), Mazhathullikkilukkam (2002) and Kalyanaraman (2002), Dileep established itself as a bankable main star in the Malayalam film industry with the blockbuster success of Meesa Madhavan (2002).
He won his first Kerala State Film Award (Special Jury) for his performance as Vimal Kumar (Kunjan) in Kunjikoonan (2002) and won the Best Actor Award for his performance of Mukkom Shajahan in the film Vellaripravinte Changathi (2011). ). Dileep's Two Countries in 2015 and Ramleela in 2017 cost more than £ 50 crores, making them two of the ten most profitable Malayalam films.
The movie Manathe Kottaram (1994), directed by Sunil, gave him the first break and his nickname Dileep set up through the character of the same name he played. Sainyam de Joshi (1993), Sindoora Rekha of Sibi Malayil (1995), Pidakozhi Koovunna Nootand of Viji Thampi (1994), Ulladakkam of Kamal (1993) and Sudhinam (1994), Thooval Kottaram (1996), Swapna Lokathe Balabhaskaran also played a minor role. (1996), Ee Puzhayum Kadannu in 1996.
Sallapam (1996) gave him the necessary break and he became a recognizable figure in the film industry. He played a supporting role in I. V. Sasi's Varnapakittu in 1997. Punjabi House (1998) was another great success for the actor and saw the beginning of the popular Dileep-Harishri Asokan combo.
His other films Meenathil Thalikettu (1998) and Chandranudikkunna Dikhil (1999) also performed well.