Kalamandalam Gopi

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Vadakke Manalath Govindan Nair
Kalamandalam Gopi during a public function in 2011.
Born (1937-05-21) 21 May 1937 (age 82)
Other namesKalamandalam Gopi
OccupationKathakali Actor, actor

Vadakke Manalath Govindan Nair (born 21 May 1937), popularly known as Kalamandalam Gopi, is an Indian dancer of the Kathakali tradition. He has also worked on film. The Government of India awarded him the civilian honour of Padma Shri in 2009.[1]


  1. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.

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