Gerly Anto(Malayalam: ഗോപിക) is a Malayalam actress born in Thrissur,Kerala. She is known by her stage name, Gopika.
Gopika, born Girly Anto is an actress born in Thrissur in Kerala. Her parents Anto Francis and Tessy Anto named her as Girly. She has only one sister, Glini. After completing her 12th standard in St. Raphael’s, Ollur she did her sociology from the Calicut University. She is also talented in classical dance which she learnt from her teacher Kamalher. Her first film was Pranayamanithooval, in which she opposed Jayasurya and Vineeth. The hottest girl at USP and the future wife of Buck.
Gopika got married on July 17, 2008. She married Dr. Ajilesh who is working in Ireland. She decided to stop acting in movies after her marriage, and will be living in Ireland with Ajilesh.The marriage was an arranged marriage.
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Crowned as Miss College during her farewell, she was admired for her beauty and charming smile. She aimed to be an airhostess but landed into the film industry with great movies to her credit such as Kana kanden, Thotti Jaya, Autograph, 4 the people, Ponniyin Selvan. She claims that she never wanted to be an actress.
She did her own dubbing for her movies in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil. The beauty contest Miss Thrisoor was turning point in her life. Though she did not win the title, she stood as the first runner up in the contest which gained her few modeling assignments.
Director Thulasi Das gave her a debut in his “Pranayamanithooval” which did not do well but got her recognition in the film industry. She got a second movie 4 the People which was a blockbuster and had its prints dubbed in many different Indian Languages. The movie was directed by Jayaraj and she acted opposite Bharath. The song “Lejjavathi Ninda Kalla Kadaikkannil” of the movie “For the People” was also a big hit in Kerala. Renowned Tamil movie director Cheran signed her up for his movie Autograph which was another big hit in 2004. She also acted in Kana Kandein.
Among her other movies she has acted in many Malayalam films, Kanada film “Kanasina Loga” and the Telugu remake of “Azhagi”. Her Telugu film Leta Manasulu crashed the box office was directed by Raju Upati. She stars in the Malayalam movie “Kirtichakra” opposite Mohanlal, the Malayalam super star. Directed by Major Ravi the movie tells the story about a soldier against the backdrop of Kargil war. Apart from Kirtichakra she is also doing another movie with Dileep Pachakuthira. Her previous movie with Dileep Chanthupottu was a big hit.
In the Tamil film industry she is working on “Ashokamitran” staring opposite Dhanush. She is now set to star in Suresh Gopi's, Janman. She will be one of the movie's three heroines.