Tottempudi Gopichand is well known Gopichand is one of the popular upcoming Tollywood heroes. He started his character in villain roles before moving to main stream hero characters. He is more popular for his roles as a cop. He was born on 12th, June 1979. He is the younger son of the well known revolutionary filmmaker T. Krishna. Gopichand was 8 years old when his father T. Krishna expired. He completed his studies in Chennai, capital city of 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. He has one sister, who is a dentist.
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 unfortunately expired in a car accident. Gopichand was in Russia during the death of his brother and could not attend his funeral due to Visa problems. Gopichand felt the need of someone to carry forward his father's legacy. As his brother was no more he decided to enter the film industry. After completing his engineering, he did dialogue modulation course for a year. Gopichand was a news reader for E TV before he was cast as a hero. Gopichand has huge mass fan following and he has very good ladies fan following.
He is very famous for his excellent action and dialogue delivery in addition to his impeccable comedy timing. These traits make Gopichand a versatile Telugu hero, something uncommon in Telugu cinema. He is also very popular among girls. He is very handsome and cute. He is considered as Aggressive Star by all his fans & Tollywood. He married Reshma, niece of actor Meka Srikanth on 12th May 2013.
Gopichand made his debut as hero with “Toli Valapu” which was a disaster at box office. He waited for eight months after release of his first movie before he could get another chance. He says he had confidence that he will get another movie role and his patience has paid him well. His next movie “Jayam” gave him success at box office, but this time as a villain. The movie was remade with same title in Tamil with Jayam Ravi as hero. Later on he acted as a villain in movies “Nijam” and “Varsham”. He made a re-entry as hero with the movie “Yagnam”. This became a box office success which created hype for his capabilities as future hero for the masses.
He was noted for his best performance in “Ranam” in 2006. In 2007 his first release” Okkadunnadu” became a hit, next movie “Lakshyam” turned out to be one of the biggest hit of the year. In 2008 his release “Ontari” did only average business but his recent flick “Souryam” turned out to be a blockbuster. The next year, he acted only in one film “Sankham” which released in 2009. His next film, “Golimar” was released in 2010. His last release was “Mogudu” which paired him up with Taapsee Pannu which bombarded at the box office. He tasted success with Sahasam