Born Kochi, Kerala, India
Genres Film score, world music, dance music, classical music
Occupation(s) Composer, music director, singer, keyboard programmer, arranger, record producer
Instruments Keyboard, tabla
Years active 2006–present
Gopi Sunder is a National Award winning Indian musician, film score composer, programmer and singer. He has composed music for more than 5000 advertisements, programmed music for many major composers and composed the music for nearly 50 Indian films to date.
He has composed the background score and songs for films like Flash (2007), Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded (2009), Anwar (2010), Ustad Hotel (2012), 1983 (2014). He has also done the background score for Notebook (2006), Big B (2007), Mission 90 Days (2007), Poi Solla Porom (2008), Evidam Swargamanu (2009), 1983 (2014), Bangalore Days (2014).
He got his first Filmfare Award for Best Music Director in the 58th Filmfare Awards South for Anwar (2010).
Gopi Sunder, born in Cochin into a musical family, was an associate to the composer Ouseppachan for a long time. Sunder's father was a friend of Ouseppachan, which made Sunder a leading member in the troupe of the prolific composer. In popular songs like "Aankhon mein teri'" (Om Shanti Om) and "Ek Main Aur Ek Tu Hai" (Bluffmaster), keyboard programming was done by him.
Gopi Sunder is from a family of film personalities. His father Suresh was in the theatre and recording studio business. Actor Devan is his uncle. He is also related to the filmmaker Ramu Kariat. Gopi married priya on 19 January 2001.They have two children,madhav sunder and yadhav sunder.