V. R. Gopalakrishnan

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V. R. Gopalakrishnan was a Malayalam film director and story writer.


He wrote the story / screenplay / dialogues for 16 films.[1] His noteworthy films are Dheem Tharikida Thom, Cheppu and Vandanam, all directed by Priyadarshan. Gopalakrishnan also directed 4 films, one of which was unreleased.[2]

He also worked as an associate director for 12 films, all directed by his close friend Priyadarshan.[3]


Gopalakrishnan committed suicide at his home in Ramanathapuram, Palakkad, Kerala on 11 January 2016, leaving behind his wife (Geetha) and two sons (Arjun and Aravind).[4][5][6]


Year Title Credit
1986 Dheem Tharikida Thom Screenplay, Dialogue
1987 Cheppu Screenplay, Dialogue
1989 Vandanam Screenplay, Dialogue
1989 Aazhikkoru Muthu Screenplay, Dialogue
1989 Chakkikotha Chankaran Story, Screenplay, Dialogue
1991 Kakkathollayiram Director, Story, Screenplay, Dialogue
1991 Kouthuka Varthakal Story, Screenplay, Dialogue
1992 Kaazhchakkappuram Director
1993 Koushalam Screenplay, Dialogue
1994 Cabinet Story, Screenplay, Dialogue
1994 Geetham Sangeetham (U) Director
1994 Bharya Director
1995 Thovalapookkal Co-screenplay, Co-dialogue
1997 Shobhanam Screenplay, Dialogue
2000 Pilots Dialogue
2001 Ee Parakkum Thalika Screenplay, Dialogue
2002 Www.anukudumbam.com Story, Screenplay, Dialogue
2005 Kalyana Kurimanam Story, Screenplay, Dialogue
2005 Hai Screenplay, Dialogue


  1. ^ "Profile of Malayalam Dialog Writer VR Gopalakrishnan". en.msidb.org.
  2. ^ "Profile of Malayalam Director VR Gopalakrishnan". en.msidb.org.
  3. ^ "VR Gopalakrishnan was more than a colleague: Priyan". 13 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Director VR Gopalakrishnan passes away". english.mathrubhumi.com.
  5. ^ "Malayalam director VR Gopalakrishnan found dead at home - Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 11 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Director VR Gopalakrishnan committed Suicide last day !". onlookersmedia.in.

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