Dileep (Actor) Height, Age, Girlfriends, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 54 Years
Hometown: Aluva, Kerala
Wife: Kavya Madhavan


Real NameGopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai
Profession(s)Actor, Producer, Playback singer, Entrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 October 1967
Age (as of 2021) 54 Years
BirthplaceAluva, Kerala, India
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownAluva, Kerala, India
SchoolVVBHS High School, Aluva, Kerala
CollegeUnion Christian College, Aluva, Kerala; Maharaja's College, Ernakulam, Kerala
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics, Master of Arts (M.A.) in History
DebutFilm: Ennodishtam Koodamo (Malayalam, 1992), Raajjiyam (Tamil, 2002), Toofan (Bollywood, 2010), Aidondla Aidu (Kannada, 2011)
Production: C.I.D. Moosa (Malayalam, 2003)
TV: Comicola (Asianet)
FamilyFather- Padmanabhan Pillai
Mother- Sarojam Pillai
Sister- Sabitha
Brother- Anoop
HobbiesWatching films
ControversyOn 10 January 2022, actress Bhavana Menon took to social media to share an incident when she was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted five years before. The alleged attack took place in 2017 when she was returning home after a shooting assignment on the outskirts of Kochi, Kerala, and she was abducted by a criminal gang in a closed van. Later, Malayalam actor and producer Dileep was named the mastermind of the attack, and the Crime Branch wing of Kerala Police registered a case against him in January 2022. [1]WION
Bhavana Menon's Instagarm post about her sexual assault
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date20 October 1998 (with Manju Warrier)
Affairs/GirlfriendsManju Warrier (Actress)
Kavya Madhavan (Actress)
Wife/SpouseManju Warrier (Actress, div. 2015)
Dileep with his ex-wife Manju Warrier
Kavya Madhavan (Actress, m. 2016)
Dileep with his wife Kavya Madhavan
ChildrenDaughter: Meenakshi
Dileep with his daughter Meenakshi
Son: N/A

dileepSome Lesser Known Facts About Dileep

  • Dileep born and brought up in Aluva, Kerala, India.
  • Initially, he worked as a mimicry artist at Kalabhavan (centre for learning performing arts in Kochi).
  • After that, he performed in Asianet’s comedy show ‘Comicola.’
  • He later worked as an assistant director for the Malayalam film ‘Ulladakkam’ (1991), directed by Kamal.
  • He got a breakthrough role as an actor in 1992 in the Malayalam film ‘Ennodishtam Koodamo.’
  • He worked in different languages like Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada.
  • He also gave his voice in Onam-based comic album ‘De Maveli Kombathu.’
  • Dileep produced the multi-starrer Malayalam film ‘Twenty:20’ (2008) under his own home Production ‘Graand Productions’ to raise funds for the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA).
  • In 2011, he got his first Kerala State Best Actor Award for his performance in the Malayalam film ‘Vellaripravinte Changathi.’
  • He is also a great singer and sung several songs like Theme Music of film ‘Chandranudikkunna Dikkil’ (1999), Onnaam Malakeri of film ‘Kalyaanaraaman’ (2002), Saare Saare of film ‘Thilakkam’ (2003), Kandaal Njaanoru of film ‘Sound Thoma’ (2012), and Ashakoshale Pennundo of film ‘Sringaaravelan’ (2013).
  • On 10 July 2017, he was arrested by the Kerala State Police for conspiracy for a rape attempt on an Indian film actress.