Ramaleela director Arun Gopy turns actor!
From the past itself, Malayalam cinema has seen a lot of well known directors turning to actors. From seniors like Lal, Renji Panicker, Ranjith to younger generation directors like Aashiq Abu, Aji John and Basil Joseph, many have showcased their acting skills on-screen. Latest to that interesting list of directors-turned-actors is Arun Gopy, who made a blockbuster debut earlier this year with the much talked about Dileep starrer Ramaleela.
Arun Gopy is playing the lead role in journalist-turned-filmmaker Ratheesh Reghunath’s directorial debut. Shoot for the movie will kick-start by the end of February, next year. Krishnan Sethukumar is producing this movie under the banner of Srivari Films. Their last production was Sunny Wayne’s average grosser Pokkiri Simon – Oru Kaduththa Aaradhakan.
Arun Gopy started his career in the industry as an assistant director. He has assisted senior filmmakers Iike Lenin Rajendran, K Madhu and VM Vinu before turning and independent director with Ramaleela. He had to endure a lot of troubles before the release of his debut film but all that paid off as the movie emerged as a huge success. Arun Gopy proved his ability as a director with Ramaleela, now it is time to see his acting skills.