P. Gopikumar

P. Gopikumar (12 July 1943 - 19 October 2020) was a Malayalam film director.[1]

P. Gopikumar
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Born(1943-07-12)12 July 1943
Died19 October 2020(2020-10-19) (aged 77)
OccupationDirector
Years active1970–2003
Family

CareerEdit

He made his debut with the Kamal Haasan starrer Ashtamangalyam in 1977. Gopikumar has directed ten films.[2] His brothers P. Chandrakumar and P Sukumar are also Malayalam film directors.[3][4][5]

Gopikumar's major films were Harshabashpam, Manoradham, Pichipoo, Ival Oru Naadody and Thaliritta Kinakkal starring Bollywood actors Tanuja and Madhu Malini, that also had a sound track of Mohammed Rafi.[6] His 1981 film Kaattupothu starring Madhu and Shankar that had chartbusters, failed to get a theatrical release.

Gopikumar's tried to make a comeback with Saudhamini (2003), a film he directed after 22 years, starring Jagadish, Krishna and Captain Raju failed at the box office.[7]

DeathEdit

P.Gopikumar died at Palakkad due to decrepitude.[8][9][10]

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ List of Malayalam Movies directed by P Gopikumar at malayalachalachithram.com
    - P Gopikumar at Malayam Music & Movie Encyclopedia
  2. ^ P. Gopikumar Movies List at Spicy Onion
    - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Swale Review | Swantham Lekhakan User Reviews, kerala9.com, 29 October 2009
  4. ^ "സംവിധായകൻ പി.ഗോപികുമാർ അന്തരിച്ചു". Manorama Online. 20 October 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "മലയാള ചലച്ചിത്ര സംവിധായകൻ പി. ഗോപികുമാർ അന്തരിച്ചു". News18 Kerala. 20 October 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "ഋതുഭേദങ്ങളുടെ ഗായകൻ; മുഹമ്മദ് റഫി വിടവാങ്ങിയിട്ട് ഇന്ന് 40 വർഷം". Manorama Online. 31 July 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Nair, Tejas (11 October 2020). "Four Bizarre, Kitschy Malayalam Horror Films To Watch This Halloween". Reddit. Retrieved 20 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "സംവിധായകൻ പി ഗോപികുമാർ അന്തരിച്ചു". Indian Express Malayalam. 20 October 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "സംവിധായകന്‍ പി. ഗോപികുമാര്‍ അന്തരിച്ചു". Eastcoast Daily. 20 October 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "സംവിധായകൻ പി ഗോപികുമാർ അന്തരിച്ചു". Samakalika Malayalam Vaarika. 20 October 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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