Mime Gopi

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Mime Gopi
Born (1975-06-29) 29 June 1975 (age 46)
OccupationActor

Mime Gopi is an Indian stage and film actor who has appeared in predominately Tamil films including Madras (2014), Kathakali (2016), and Kabali (2016).[1][2]

Career[edit]

Mime Gopi already acted in Saravanan Meenatchi season 1 along with Mirchi Saravanan as money launderer. Prior to his entrance into the film industry, Gopi was a renowned mime actor in Chennai and headed G Mime Studio, a studio which exhibited the art form. In his role, he worked closely with children with special needs to help them adapt miming skills. The actor celebrates every birthday and festivals by doing charity work across Tamil Nadu. He also had contributed money to the local festivals of the religious organisations. He is an inspiration to the upcoming theatre actors.[3] He had set up the studio in 1994 and had worked to expand the art across Chennai.[4] Mime Gopi shot to fame with director Pa. Ranjith's Madras (2014) and he gave notable performances in Maari (2015), Maya and Kabali (2016).[5] He has been working in Bairavaa (2017) with Vijay.[6] Gopi has stated that his biggest regret in life as a growing actor is that he wasn't able to act in Seyal (2018). The actor disclosed that though he was approached earlier for the role of a villain, he couldn't accept the offer as he was shooting for another film. But now after seeing the film in a private screening the actor feels like he has really missed out on a fantastic role.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2008 Kannum Kannum Shiva
2009 Aadatha Aattamellam Uncredited role
2010 Drohi Karuna's Friend
2011 Uyarthiru 420 Rowdy
2013 Inam Mime Gopi
2014 Vaayai Moodi Pesavum Politician
Madras Perumal
Kayal
Ennamo Nadakkudhu OC Kumar
2015 Maari 'Bird' Ravi
Papparapaam [8]
Maya RK
Unakkenna Venum Sollu Mathew
Dummy Tappasu
2016 Gethu Kandhan
Kathakali Gnanavel Rajarathnam
Uriyadi Kumar
Kabali Loganathan (Loga)
Mo Senthil Nathan
2017 Bairavaa Karuvadu Kumar
Kattappava Kanom Vanjaram
8 Thottakkal Gunasekaran
Senjittale En Kadhala Dhamodaran
Maragadha Naanayam John
Uru Thomas
Thappu Thanda Karna
Theru Naaigal Maruthamuthu
Maayavan Mime Gopi
Velaikkaran Kishta
2018 Chalo Veeramuthu Telugu film
Madura Veeran Malaiswamy
Mr. Chandramouli Pugazhendhi
Marainthirunthu Paarkum Marmam Enna Mattai
Adanga Maru Muthukarappan
2019 Viswasam Aavudaiyappan
Nedunalvaadai Kombiah
100 Daas
Lisaa Shankar
Jiivi Kathir
Jackpot Rahul's father
Brother's Day Peeli's father Malayalam film
Petromax Guru
Sangathamizhan Gopi
V1 Chain snatcher's father
2020 Pizhai Vedi's father
Kanni Maadam Paramasivam
Bheeshma Purushottam Telugu film
Cocktail JP
Lock Up Sampath
Routtu
Kavalthurai Ungal Nanban Inspector Kannabiran
2021 Sundari Sundari's father Guest appearance
Mathil Senathipathi A ZEE5 original film
Gully Rowdy Bairagi Naidu Telugu film
3:33
Pushpa: The Rise Chennai Murugan Telugu film
2022 Hero Arjuna Telugu film
Anbulla Ghilli Sundaram [9]
Clap Coach Also in Telugu

Television[edit]

Year Series Role Language Network Notes
2021 Sundari Kalyanasundaram Tamil Sun TV Guest appearance
The Family Man Bhaskaran Palanivel Hindi Amazon Prime Video Season 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Perumal' Mime Gopi to Play Villain in Rajinikanth's Kabali". 9 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Young directors have a lot of clarity: Mime Gopi - Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. ^ Keerthana, R. (23 May 2012). "Lights, camera, mime!". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  4. ^ "For the love of mime". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Mime Gopi touches the sky to help Children - Tamil News". IndiaGlitz.com. 27 September 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  6. ^ "Mime Gopi As Karuvattu Kumar!". nettv4u. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  7. ^ "Here's what made Mime Gopi regret very badly - Tamil News - IndiaGlitz.com". 27 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Mime Gopi plays a comedian in Papparapaam". 16 January 2014. Archived from the original on 2014. Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  9. ^ "Anbulla Ghilli Movie Review: Excruciating mess of a pet film".