Maim Gopi is an Indian actor, known mainly for his work in the Tamil and Telugu film industry. HS is known for giving excellent performances in various roles, Madras, Mari, Kabali, Emerald Coin, Emerald Coin, Cocktail and Pushpa: The Rise are some of his.
Maim Kobi was born on Sunday, 29 June 1975 (Age 46 years; Until 2021) in Chennai, India. He attended Singharam Pillai Higher Secondary School, Villivakam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu for his primary and secondary education. Later, he enrolled himself in Madras University to pursue his higher education. For higher education, he went to YMCA College of Physical Education, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was interested in mime studies and extracurriculars from childhood. During the school days he participates in various cultural programs and fancy dress competitions. During his university days, he started acting as a mime actor and later pursued the same career.
Height (Approx): 5′ 6″
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents & Siblings
Not much information is available about his family.
As a mime artist
Mime Gobi developed his interest in mime and started acting as a mime artist. Mime is a form of acting that uses body movements rather than speech to convey a story. He performed at a university function in front of an audience of 3,000, with former minister Mr. Anpahagan as the chief guest of the celebration, which lifted his spirits and inspired his mime performance. He received the “Outstanding Student Award” from Loyola College by their college principal for delivering quality performance, which motivated him to pursue further in the field. A passionate mime actor, Gobi has performed on more than 10,000 stages worldwide and has won great acclaim for his talent. With over 22 years of experience in the theater industry, he founded G-Studio, a mime school that trained actors for several successful films including Vallinam. Acting and drama courses are also conducted. It has been training college students, especially Loyola and Ethiraj, in various hobbies. He started his own studio and taught many students from local to international students abroad. This award motivated him to achieve more. He has trained many upcoming actors and actresses. The beginning of his film career grew after he decided to act in films like ‘Madras’ and’.Kabal. G-Studio has been conducting mime shows for various reasons as well as creating awareness on any issue of the public. The studio offers motivational shows, street plays for government-run awareness programs, pantomime shows and sound and light shows. During an interview, when asked about the fundraising events organized by the studio, Mime Gobi said.
We also organize fundraising events for the education of poor students. Eligible candidates are supported by us throughout their education,” from the moment we are born we are entertained by the hand gestures of those around us. When we cannot communicate verbally, our instinct is to mime.
Mime Gopi Tamil language film ‘Kannum Kannum’ by G. He made his acting debut with the film directed by Marimuthu and released on 21 March 2008. He played the role of Siva alongside Prasanna, Udayathara, Vadivelu, Santhanam and Vijayakumar. The film was screened on 2 October 2008 as part of the Gandhi Jayanti special programs on Kalainar TV. Next, he played a special role in the drama film ‘Aadatha Atomellam’ directed by AB Alakar. In 2010, Maim Sudha became a part of action film ‘Drohi’ written and directed by Kongara Prasad. He acted opposite Srikanth, Vishnu, Poorna, Poonam Bajwa and Thiagarajan, and played the lead character’s friend. Later he acted in films like Yayathiru 420, Inanam, Vaya Moodi Pesavam. Mime Gobi got her career breakthrough with ‘Madras’, a Tamil language political action film written and directed by Pa.Ranjith. He played the role of Perumal opposite Karthi, Catherine Teresa, Kalaiyarasan, Charles Vinod, Rithvika, VIS Jayapalan and Poster Nandakumar. The film was released in theaters on 26 September 2014 and tells the story of Kali (Karthi) and his friend Anbu (Kaliyarasan), a political activist who get caught up in a brutal political rivalry between two factions of a political party. Request on a wall. Her performance in the film brought her huge limelight and garnered critical acclaim.
In the same year, she became a part of two films, ‘Kayal’ and ‘Ennamo Chakuruthu’. In 2015, she appeared in ‘Mari’ alongside Arjun as Ravi, a local gangster who wants to get rid of Mari. The Balaji Mohan-directed action-comedy received mixed reviews from fans. Following this, he acted in films like Papparabam, Maya, Unakkenna Vennum Sollu, Dummy Dappasu, Kethu. In 2016, he appeared on screen as Kandan in the action thriller Kethu produced by Udayanidhi Stalin. The film tells the story of a conqueror who comes to stay in a hilly town with the ambition of murdering a great scientist, but a village youth and his righteous father stand in his way to defeat his goal. Following this, she became a part of another Tamil language action thriller film ‘Kathakali’. She shared the screen with Vishal and Catherine Teresa in the character of Gnanavel Rajaratnam. Later, he acted in films like Uriyadi, Karuvadu Kumar, Kattappava Kanom, 8 Thothakas, Maragatha Nanayamam, Thlekkaran. With time Maim Gopi honed her acting skills and worked as one of the top choices of Tamil film directors. One of his most acclaimed films of 2016 was ‘Kabali.’ The quality of his performance in the film left everyone in awe and received rave reviews for it. The film stars Rajinikanth in the lead role, Radhika Apte, Winston Chau, Sai Tanshika, Kishore, Dinesh, Kalaiyarasan, John Vijay and Maim Gopi in supporting roles. In Mime, she played the role of a villain named Loganathan opposite Rajinikanth. Worked in more than 50 Tamil language films till 2021. In 2021, he featured in one of the biggest hits of the year, ‘Pushpa: The Rise’. He portrayed the role of Chennai Murugan in the Telugu action drama film Pushpa: The Rise, written and directed by Sukumar. The plot of the film revolves around Pushpa Raj, a laborer born and brought up in the world of red sandalwood smuggling. The film opened to rave reviews and was a huge hit at the box office. He is next seen in Amara Raja Media and Entertainment’s Action Comedy Thriller Hero which released on 15 January 2022.
- Mime Gopi was not only interested in acting but also in sports. His favorite sport since childhood was basketball.
- The Kabali actor has been in the industry for over 20 years and has a good experience of working with a wide variety of directors. During an interview, when he was asked about the changes in working with the new generation of young directors with you,
Today, every young director wants to try something new. The way they approach a script, write characters and work with artists… everything is different. Most importantly, they have a lot of clarity. There is a fire in them and they want to bring a change in cinema. I like the way some directors extract work from me. They appreciate us and, at the same time, encourage us to give our best. This way, the job is done well. So, I am very happy to work with the youth.
- His transition from being a mime actor to acting in films was not an easy road. He narrated his experience thus.
Initially this was difficult as mime was a concept that was not easily understood by the audience. Many people think of mime as a silent medium, but I consider it a precursor to drama.
- He always respected his teachers and was very fond of two teachers, his Tamil teacher Veeraiah and Nagamuthu, as they were a great source of motivation for him.
- As a socially conscious individual, he is associated with several non-profit organizations and also holds fundraising events at his G-Studio. He flew 20 children from Chennai to Coimbatore. They were put up in a five-star hotel and taken to all the tourist spots in and around Coimbatore. Traveling by plane was the lifelong dream of these children. The specially recruited children were dressed in expensive clothes and were driven to the airport in a Jaguar car. All arrangements are made to fulfill their dreams.
- On 29 September 2021, Sri Rudraksha University of Arts and Dance honored Mime Gopi with a doctorate for his contribution to the art of mime.
- An active environmentalist, he advises planting trees whenever possible. He does his best to keep his surroundings clean and green.