T.Gopichand (born June 12, 1976), more popularly known as Gopichand, is a popular Telugu film actor. He is son of revolutionary filmmaker T Krishna - broke into the scene with Toli Valapu as hero. Then he did powerful villain roles in Jayam, Nijam and Varsham before getting a break as hero with Yagnam.
Start of Cinema Life
He was 8 years old when his father expired. He completed his studies in Chennai. There was no direct influence of his father in his childhood. He got his engineering degree from Russia. He was not interested in films at that time. His elder brother Premchand was working as an associate to Muthyala Subbayya. Premchand made his debut as director and started working on a film under his home banner, he expired in a car accident. Gopichand was in Russia during the time of his brother's accident and could not come to India for the funeral due to Visa problems. He wanted somebody to carry the legacy of his father. As his brother was no more, he decided to enter films. After completing his engineering, he joined dialogue modulation course for an year. Then he made his debut as hero with ‘Toli Valapu’.