Naadodigal Gopal

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Naadodigal Gopal
K.K.P. Gopalakrishnan
Died5 February 2020(2020-02-05) (aged 54)
Other namesGopalakrishnan
  • Character actor
  • comedian
Years active2009–2020

Naadodigal Gopal was an Indian character actor and comedian who works in Tamil Cinema. He has acted in over 30 films.

Career[edit | edit source]

Originally a farmer, Gopal made his debut Naadodigal (2009) as Ananya's father and the success of the film meant that he appended the film to his stage name.[1][2] Gopal played Kalaiyarasan and Kaali Venkat's father in Raja Manthiri (2016).[3] His portrayal of Sivakarthikeyan's alcoholic uncle in Namma Veetu Pillai (2019) garnered acclaim. He has since acted in several films with his last film being Naadodigal 2 (2020).[1][2]

Death[edit | edit source]

Gopal died from a heart attack on 5 February 2020. He was 54 years old at the time of his death.[1][2]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Film Role Notes
2009 Naadodigal Nallammaal's father
2011 Vettai
2013 Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam
2014 Nimirndhu Nil Basavayya
2016 Rajinimurugan Thotathree's father
Raja Manthiri Karthi and Suriya's father
Kidaari Pulikutthi's brother
2017 Guru Uchaththula Irukkaru
Thiruttu Payale 2
2018 Azhagumagan
Seema Raja Selvi's adopted father/uncle
2019 Kolanji
Namma Veetu Pillai Arumpon's paternal uncle and Paramu's father in law
Adutha Saattai Aadhi's father
2020 Naadodigal 2 Gopal
Short films
  • Wake Up Call (2016)[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Naadodigal actor Gopalakrishnan passes away". The Times of India. 5 March 2020. Retrieved 26 July 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "பிரபல நடிகர் மரணம்! திரைத்துறையினர் அதிர்ச்சி! [Death of a famous actor! Shocking!]". Nakkheeran.
  3. Suganth, M (16 January 2017). "Raja Mandhiri will be like Aan Paavam: Kaali Venkat". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 July 2020.
  4. Jeshi, K. (14 April 2016). "A desire for change". The Hindu.

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