Gopi is a word of Sanskrit (गोपी) originating from the word Gopala referring to a person in charge of a herd of cows. In Hinduism especially the name gopika (feminine form of Gopi) is used more commonly to refer to the group of cow herding girls famous within Vaishnava Theology for their unconditional devotion ( Bhakti) to Krishna as described in the stories of Bhagavata Purana and other Puranic literatures. Of this group, one gopika known as Radha (or Radhika) holds a place of particularly high reverence and importance in a number of religious traditions, especially within Gaudiya Vaishnavism. In Gaudiya Vaishnavism, there are 108 gopikas of Vrindavan.
Gopi is a 1970 Hindi film produced by T S Muthuswami and S S Palaniappan, the film is directed by A. Bhimsingh. It stars Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu, Pran, Om Prakash, Durga Khote, Farida Jalal, Johnny Walker, Lalita Pawar and Aruna Irani. This is a remake of 1964 Kannada Movie Chinnada Gombe starring Kalyan Kumar and J Jayalalitha, which was produced and directed by B. R. Panthulu. This film is remembered for Om Prakash and Dilip Kumar class act.
Gopi is a word of Sanskrit origin meaning "cow-herd girl'". It is a popular Indian given name.
Gopi may also refer to:
- Bharath Gopi, a Malayali Indian actor, director, and producer.
- Gopi, a 1970 Hindi film.
- Gopichand Lagadapati. An Indian actor, writer, director & producer