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Sukumara Kurup (Criminal) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 11, 2021

Short Biography

Sukumara Kurup was born in 1946 in Cheriyanad, Alappuzha in the state of Kerala, India as Gopal Krishan Kurup. He is an Indian Criminal. He is the most-wanted criminal of Kerala State who has fugitive since 1984. Nothing has been known of him to date and he is credited as India's longest wanted fugitive. In 2021, Srinath Rajendran made his biographical film named Kurup which was released on 12-11-2021 in five languages.

Other Name: Sukumara Pillai, Kurup, Gopal Krishan Kurup, Gopi Krishan Kurup

Sukumara Kurup Complete Bio & Career

Sukumara Kurup real name is Gopalakrishna Kurup. He was born in Cheriyanad, Chengannur, Alappuzha, Kerala, India. He is the most wanted criminal in the Indian state of Kerala. In the year 1984, he was accused of the murder of Chacko, a film representative. He did various jobs in the country after losing his undergraduate degree. He eventually joined the Air Force but failed to reconcile with his military life and returned home.
He then forged a document stating that he was dead and sent a telegram to the Air Force Chengannur police. The Chacko murder case is one of the long-standing cases in the judicial history of Kerala. He also allegedly committed the crime to fake his death and claim an insurance amount of about INR 800,000 by killing Chacko.
The criminal is supposed to have fled abroad after the incident. His co-accused, driver Ponnappan and brother-in-law Bhaskar Pillai were sentenced to life-term imprisonment. He then moved to Abu Dhabi. He worked as an executive for a petrol company. He later took his wife (Sarasamma) to Abu Dhabi. She has also got a job as a nurse in Abu Dhabi.
The criminal has been absconding since 1984. The crime branch had suspected that he had gone into hiding after undergoing plastic surgery to change the shape of his face. He is still wanted by Kerala State Police Department Interpol in charge of organized crime, murder, and fraud.

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Sukumara Kurup Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a Malayalam family in Cheriyanad village. He is married to Sarasamma.

Life's Important Dates Of Sukumara Kurup

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Cheriyanad, Alappuzha, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address He is a fugitive since 1984
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Smoking
Marital Status Married
Best Friends Shahu


Favorite Color Black

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sukumara Kurup

  • Sukumara is most-wanted criminal of India who is out of reach of police from many years.
  • He made a big forgery by faking his death. he did this to claim money in lieu of life insurance from the insurance company.
  • He has been absconding since 1984. Police have tried its best to catch him but all the efforts go in vain.
  • The crime branch had suspected that Sukumara Kurup had gone into hiding after undergoing plastic surgery to change the shape of his face.
  • It has been always a challenge for the police to get him in their custody.