16 June 1987
|Alma mater||St. Aloysius College , Whistling Woods International Institute|
|Occupation||Film actor, television presenter, VJ|
|Parent(s)||Govind Menon, Malathy|
|Awards||Kerala state awards 2016 for Best Anchor Kerala state award 2017 for Best Anchor|
Govind Padmasoorya, popularly known as GP is a television presenter and film actor who works mainly in Malayalam cinema. He made his debut in the movie Atayalangal directed by M. G. Sasi. He is popular among malayali audiances through the reality show D 4 Dance. He directed a featured film for Malayalam television channel Asianet for their 25 years celebration.
Early and Personal Life
Govind Padmasoorya popularly known as GP was born on June 16, 1987 at Pattambi, as the son of Govind Menon, (Bank Manager CSB) and Malathy (SDE BSNL). He completed his graduate in Master of Business Administration in St.Aloysius College in Manglore. Later, he went to Whistling Woods International to complete his media studies. He has a younger brother named Govind Amrithsoorya.
GP made his debut in Malayalam cinema as the protagonist in Atayalangal, directed by M. G. Sasi and produced by Aravind Venugopal. The film was based on the life and literature of the writer Nandanar. The film won five Kerala State Film Awards including Best Film. Next, GP portrayed the role of Vinu, the brother of the IG (Suresh Gopi) in B. Unnikrishnan's IG, who transforms from a loving brother to a ruthless terrorist towards the end of the movie. He was also cast as Sreekanth, an Indian cricketer, in Daddy Cool. Then on he did lead roles in many films including 32aam adhyayam 23aam vaakyam along with Lal & Miya directed by Arjun Prabhakaran and Gokul Ramakrishnan. He played a zumba dancer in his latest film Pretham directed by Ranjith Shanker. He was shot to fame hosting the super hit reality show D 4 Dance in Mazhavil Manorama. He also won the Kerala state award for hosting the show Adi Mone Buzzer in Asianet. Currently he is playing antihero in his debut Tamil movie with Jiiva.He has also acted in music albums like Monjulla Painkili and Kumkumam.
|1||2008||Atayalangal||Padathuparambil Gopinathan – Gopi||Nominated, Amrita TV Film Awards – Best Male Debutant|
|6||2013||Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla||Moby|
|7||2013||72 Model||V. Sajan|
|8||2014||Ettekal Seconds||Sandeep S Nair (Sandu)|
|11||2015||32aam adhyayam 23aam vaakyam||Freddy Abraham|
|13||2018||Pretham 2||Shibu Majeed||Cameo appearance|
|2014||D 4 Dance||Co-Host with Jewel Mary||Malayalam||Mazhavil Manorama||Reality show|
|2015||Gum on D2||Co-Host with Pearle Maaney|
|2015||Thengakola Mangatholi||Himself||Mazhavil Manorama||Music album|
|2015–2016||Adi Mone Buzzer:Fastest Family First||Host||Asianet||Game show|
|2016||Asianet Film Awards 2016||Host with Meera, Gayathri Suresh||Award night|
|2016||Singapore Onam||Host / Performer||Stage show|
|2017||Asianet Film Awards 2017||Host with Meera Nandan||Award night|
|2017||D 4 Junior v/s Senior||Guest||Mazhavil Manorama||Reality show|
|2017-2018||Dare The Fear : Aarkunde ee Chankoottam?||Host||Asianet|
|Dare The Fear : Extra time||Host|
|2019||21st Asianet Film Awards||Host with Nyla Usha||Award night|
- JC award 2007 for best debut actor
- ALA film award 2008 for best new face
- Asiavision Awards 2014 – Best Anchor for D2
- Asianet Television Awards 2016 – Best Anchor (Male) for Adi Mone Buzzer:Fastest Family First
- Kerala State Television Awards 2016 – Best Anchor for Adi Mone Buzzer: Fastest Family First
- Kerala State Television Awards 2017 – Best Anchor for Adi Mone Buzzer: Fastest Family First
- 2018 : JCI young personality of the year
- Flowers TV awards 2017 – Best Anchor for Adi Mone Buzzer: Fastest Family First
- സി.ശ്രീകാന്ത് (1 October 2012). "'തകര'യുടെ തകര്പ്പന് വരവ്" (in Malayalam). Mathrubhumi.
- Deepa Soman (22 September 2014). "Dance is my fear factor but I dared to do that too: Govind Padmasoorya". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
- "Stepping into Nandanar's shoes". Rediff. 5 May 2008.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 September 2009. Retrieved 6 February 2010.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
- "A thriller Outing". The New Indian Express. 16 June 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2016.