() (born 12 June 1979), more popularly known as Gopichand
, is a Telugu
film actor. He is the younger son of the filmmaker T. Krishna
- broke into the scene with Tholi Valapu
He was 12 years old when his father T. Krishna
died. He completed his studies in Chennai
, Tamil Nadu
. There was no direct influence of his father on him in his childhood. He did his engineering degree in Russia
. He was not interested in films and acting at that time.
His elder brother T. Premchand
was working as an associate director to Mutyala Subbayya
. Premchand made his debut as director and started working on a film under his home banner, but he died in a car accident. Gopichand was in Russia during the death of his brother and could not attend his funeral due to Visa problems. He has a sister also, who is a dentist.
He decided to enter the film industry. After completing his engineering, he did dialogue modulation course for a year. Then he made his debut as hero with ‘Toli Valapu’.
After doing villain roles in Jayam
, he got a role in Yagnam
He was noted for his Best performance in Ranam
in 2006 & Lakshyam
His next film, Souryam
, was released in September 2008. That year, he acted only in one film, Sankham
, which released on 11 September 2009. His next film, Golimar
, was released on 27 May 2010.