Dileep was born on 27 October, 1968, as Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai in Aluva, Kerala. Dileep is a popular Malayalam actor, singer, producer and businessman, married to actress Kavya Madhavan since 2016. He was earlier married to renowned actress Manju Warrier from 1998 to 2015. (ALSO READ: Dileep and Kavya Madhavan wedding: List of 15 film celebrities who got married more than once.) A Filmfare Award winner, Dileep is currently in judicial custody on charges of criminal conspiracy in the kidnap and molestation case of a Malayalam actress in 2017. Dileep allegedly organised the abduction, according to rape accused Pulsar Suni aka Sunil. The case is under investigation and Dileep was arrested on July 10, 2017, and remanded in police custody until the probe is complete. However, the actor has pleaded innocence, saying that he is being framed. ALSO READ: Dileep's Arrest: Jayaram, Navya Nair And Other Mollywood Actors React - Here's What They Have To Say | Actor Dileep Expelled From Primary Membership of AMMA After Arrest in Abduction-Molestation Case.
Dileep has starred in more than 130 films, mostly in comedy roles. He has worked in the Malayalam film industry for over two decades now, and has received the Kerala State Film Award, the SIIMA Award as well as the Filmfare for Best Actor. Watch this space for updates on the Dileep criminal case story. Dileep & Kavya Madhavan wedding video/pictures: Mollywood superstars entered wedlock today morning!
By Shweta Parande