Did you know why Malayalam actor Dileep changed his real name?

First Published 27, Aug 2020, 4:36 PM

Do you know what your favourite film star Dileep’s original name is and why he changed his name

<p>&nbsp;Actor Dileep’s acting skills are loved by almost all Keralites.</p>

 Actor Dileep’s acting skills are loved by almost all Keralites.

<p>He enjoys a good fan following in Kerala. The actor has also won four Kerala State awards for the best actor.<br />
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He enjoys a good fan following in Kerala. The actor has also won four Kerala State awards for the best actor.
 

<p>&nbsp;But did you know that the actor changed his screen name from the 1994 release ‘Manathe Kottaram’?</p>

 But did you know that the actor changed his screen name from the 1994 release ‘Manathe Kottaram’?

<p>Are you wondering about the actor's real name? His real name is Gopalakrishnan.<br />
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Are you wondering about the actor's real name? His real name is Gopalakrishnan.
 

<p>&nbsp;The reason why the actor changed his name? ‘Manathe Kottaram’ was Dileep’s first hit movie and he played the character named Dileep<br />
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 The reason why the actor changed his name? ‘Manathe Kottaram’ was Dileep’s first hit movie and he played the character named Dileep
 

<p>As the movie brought him luck, the superstar decided to change his screen name to Dileep.<br />
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As the movie brought him luck, the superstar decided to change his screen name to Dileep.
 

<p>Dileep is currently busy with the shooting of his upcoming movie 'Keshu Ee Veedinte Naathan'.<br />
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Dileep is currently busy with the shooting of his upcoming movie 'Keshu Ee Veedinte Naathan'.
 

<p>The actor was last seen in the movie 'My Santa'.</p>

The actor was last seen in the movie 'My Santa'.

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