Mollywood superstar Suresh Gopi is definitely the man of the moment, as the actor recently got nominated to Rajya Sabha as a Member.
Suresh Gopiis best known for his firebrand police officer roles. Less often we have seen him on-screen as a politician/minister or a social worker. Here we list 5 films in which we saw the actor wearing a politician's hat.
Interestingly, this film had the actor in both cop and minister roles. Suresh Gopi played R D Nayanar IPS, who turns to be a politician after certain events that startles his career and life. The film was a big success at the box office.
This film directed by K Madhu had Suresh Gopi in the role of George Tharian, the Minister Of Industries of the State, who gets entangled in a scandal. The film didn't fetch good reviews and failed at the box office.
Rashtram directed by Anil C Menon did feature Suresh Gopi in the role of Maliyekkal Thommi, who goes on to become the Chief Minister of the State under certan circumstances.
This big budget film directed by Bhadran, features Suresh Gopi in the role of Sidharthan, the youthwing leader of a party. Sidhardha gets jailed by his enemies and how he takes revenge on them forms the crux of the story.
This film starring actor Murali had Suresh Gopi in a supportive role. The actor played the role of a comrade named Sreedharan, a social worker who stands for the people.
The actor, rose to stardom with his police officer roles in films. Films like Ekalavyan and Commissioner had the actor in ideal cop roles, which made him a superstar.
The team of Suresh Gopi- Shaji Kailas-Renji panikker became much popular through the political thrillers they gave to the Malayalam Cinema.
The iconic character Bharathchandran IPS from the film Commissioner, paved him way for a comeback to cinema in the year 2006, through the film directed by Renji Panikker.
Interestingly, in most of his police based films, the character played by the actor could be seen taking on the politicians.
Suresh Gopi's latest release was My God directed by M Mohanan. The film which released in the year 2015 garnered good reviews but failed to take off at the box office.