Rise and Fall of Janapriya Nayakan | 50 Facts About Dileep
This is the Story of Janapriya Nayakan DIleep who is a Superstar currently entangled in Controversy after 25 Years of Continuous Success in Malayalam Film Industry
1. His Real Name is Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai.
2. He is the Son of Padmanabhan Pillai and Sarojam who belong to Ernakulam
3. Dileep has a Younger Brother Anoop and a Sister Sarojam
4. He Started his Career at Kalabhavan, Working as a Mimicry Artist
5. Dileep has also performed in Comicola, a Television Comedy Series Aired on Asianet in 1991
6. He got a Chance to be an Assistant Director to the Director Kamal
7. 1994 Movie Manatthe Kottaram gave him his Lucky Break into Acting.
8. 1996 Movie Sallapam gave him a Good Recognition
9. This Followed a Couple of Comedy Movies which made him extremely popular in Kerala
10. He soon Married Actress Manju Warrier in 1998, they have a Daughter Meenakshi
11. In the Year 2000, two Movies Mr. Buttler and Darling Darling made him a Hot Favorite among Masses.
12. He Ended the year 2000 with the Movie Joker, which depicted the hardships of Circus Artists, which was a Commercial Success.
13. In 2001, Ee Parakkum Thalika, Ishtam and Mazathullikilukkam of 2002 were above average Grossers.
14. In 2002 he played Kunjan in Movie Kunjikoonan for which he won Kerala State Film Special Jury Award.
15. Year 2002 was a Blessing for Dileep, after Kunjikoonan’s Success, Lal Jose’s Meesha Madhavan was a Huge Hit.
His Role as Madhavan won him the Filmfare award for Best Actor and made him an Overnight Star.
His Chemistry with Kavya Madhavan was appreciated in the Movie
The Movie Achieved a Cult status in Kerala and Dileep’s Fan Following increased
16. He continued choosing good Movies in 2003 like Thilakkam and CID Moosa.
17. CID Moosa was produced by Dileep Himself.
18. Year 2004 was also good for the actor, despite giving a flop Movie Vettam.
19. Dileep tried his hand in action Genre with Joshi’s Runway
Runway Broke several records in Box office in 2004
20. 2005 Movie Chandupottu was one of his Reunion with Lal Jose
21. He won a Special Mention at the Kerala State Film awards for his Performance in the Movie.
22. In 2005 Kochirajavu his next release was an above average Grosser
23. Lion (2003) a Political Thriller was another Blockbuster for the Actor
24. Chess and Don were later released in 2006 which were different from the usual Comedy Genre of Dileep
25. He also acted as an Athlete in the 2007 Movie Speed Track
26. Many movies were flopping for him in the year 2007
27. In 2006 he lent his voice to the Dumb character played by Shahid Kapoor in Bollywood Movie Chup Chup ke
28. Vinodayathra which was released in 2007 finally gave him a Success after several flops
29. In 2008 he produced the popular Mass Movie Twenty: 20
30. Crazy Gopalan, Moz & Cat were two movies of 2009 in which Dileep Worked.
While Crazy Gopalan Flopped, Moz & Cat was a Huge Success.
31. Dileep Ended the Decade with Movie Swantham Lekhkan, in which he starred with Gopika
32. In 2010 Dileep Starred in Bodyguard which was Just a Moderate Success
Bodyguard was remade in Tamil & Hindi both were Huge Success.
33. Dileep did a Production Venture of Malarvaadi Arts club in 2010 which was directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan
34. Malarvadi Arts Club became the Launchpad for Nivin Pauly
35. Dileep also starred in his 100th Movie Kaaryasthan in 2010, which was a Blockbuster
In 2011, he won Kerala State Film award for Best Actor in the Movie Vellaripravinte Changathi
36. His Movie Mayamohini Swept the Box Office in 2012. It went on to become one of the Highest Grossers in the History of Mollywood
37. Year 2012 was another year of Hits for Janapriya Nayakan with Mr. Marumakan and My Boss
38. In 2013, Proprietors Kammath & Kammath was a Huge Hit Despite Poor reviews in the Media. Due to the Star Power of Two Popular Actors Dileep and Mammooty
Star Power of Both the Actors worked Wonders here.
39. Sound Thoma & Sringaravelan were High Grossers of 2013 for Dileep, later that year.
40. In 2014, the Only Successful Movie he did was Ringmaster
41. Dileep was Having a Wonderful career, but he was facing problems in his Marriage
He filed for Divorce in the Year 2004
41. In 2015, his Movie, “Two Countries” became one of the Biggest Blockbuster hits in the Career of Dileep
42. His Divorce with Manju Warrier got approved in October 2015
43. In 2016, King Liar was his Only Successful Movie
44. Dileep Married actress Kavya Madhavan on 25th November 2016 at Vedanta Hotel, Kochi
45. His Latest Movie Rama Leela of 2017 Crossed 80 crore Mark from worldwide
46. It is ranked 2nd in the list of all time Malayalam Box Office Collection after Pulimurugan
47. Professor Dinkan and Kammara Sambhavam are his Upcoming Movies
He was Arrested due to Masterminding the Abduction and Rape of Bhavana.
Now he is released. Will he be able to Revive his Life and Career amongst People ?