who was seen with Mammootty in the superhit Mayavi
released last year, has joined the superstar this year again for
Anwar Rasheed's Annan Thambi, being shot in Pollachi.
Lakshmi Rai plays the other female lead in this film which has
Mammootty in dual roles. Gopika has also been signed for debutante
director Akku Akbar's new film, Verthu Oru Bharya,
starring opposite Jayaram.