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The Versatile and Talented Star of South Film Industry, Saravanan Sivakumar aka Suriya is an Indian film actor, producer, and television presenter who predominantly works in the Tamil and Telugu film Industry. He gave many award-winning performances and also encouraged by the audience and critics for his dedicated roles in movies.
He works in the film industry since 1997 and takes the south film industry to the next level from his acting skills. Through his marvelous acting skills, he won Four Film Fare Awards South And Three Tamil Film Fare Awards.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 23 July 1975, this famous Tamil actor has turned 45 years old in the year 2020. He is tall with a height of 170 in centimeters and 5’7” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 72 in kilograms and 159 lbs in pounds.
He seems more handsome with his brown eyes and black hair. His body measures 40 inches chest, 32 inches waist and biceps size is 13inches approximately
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Suriya is $25 Million.
Education / Family
Suriya was born and raised up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and belongs to a Hindu Family. He was born to his father Sivakumar who is an Actor and his mother Lakshmi Sivakumar. He grew up with two siblings one brother Karthik Sivakumar a.k.a Karthi and one sister Brindha Sivakumar.
He completed his schooling from The PSBB Millennium School, Coimbatore, and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai, and further enrolled in Loyola College, Chennai to pursue his graduation.
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Date Of Birth||23 July 1975|
|Age||45 years old (As of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 170cm
In feet inches – 5’7”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
|Profession||Actor and Producer|
|School||The PSBB Millennium School, Coimbatore
St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
|College||Loyola College, Chennai|
|Home Town||Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Debut||Film: Nerrukku Ner (1997)|
|Fathers Name||Sivakumar (Actor)|
|Mothers Name||Lakshmi Sivakumar
|Brothers||Karthik Sivakumar a.k.a Karthi (Younger, Actor)|
Career / Fashion And Style
Before he started his acting career he worked in the textile industry for six months. His parents were movie stars, he offered a role in the film Aasai (1995) but he denied doing this role by showing no interest in acting at that time. Later in 1997, at the age of 22, he debuted in the film ‘Nerrukku Ner’ which was produced by Mani Ratnam.
Due to a lack of confidence and memory power, his upcoming films did not become successful on the silver screen. He got his breakthrough with the film ‘Nandha’ for which he awarded as a Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor.
After that, he worked in many films including ‘Kaakha Kaakha’,’ Ghajini’,‘Aaru’ Perazhagan, Singam, Singam II, S3, Ayan, 7aum Arivu, Maattrraan, 24, and many more. He is the only south Indian actor to make three sequel films as an aggressive cop in Singham 1, 2, 3 in the year 2018.
In 2007 his only release was ‘Vel’. After that, he starts work on roles indulging in action, thriller, etc. For the film ‘Aadhavan’ he got a nomination in the Filmfare awards and this film achieved huge commercial success.
Further, in 2011 he appeared in a science fiction ‘7aum Arivu’ which was his only release this year. Apart from acting, he is the brand ambassador of the Tanker Foundation and also shot short films on awareness of AIDS.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
He tied the marriage knot with South Indian Actress Jyothika and the couple blessed with two children Diya and Dev.
|Wife||Jyothika (Actress, m.2006 – present)|
|Children||Diya and Dev
Here we are providing you the list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Rajnikanth and Kamal Hassan|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Film (s)||Iranian Films|
|Favorite Food||Curd rice & pickle, Dosa, Thai cuisine|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite Color(s)||Black and White|
Some Interesting Facts About Suriya
- He is the owner of the Sivakumar Charitable Trust.
- He helped Sri Lankan Tamil Children in education through his trust.
- He is the brand ambassador of the Tanker Foundation.
- He got 1000Rs as his first salary.
- After his life, he donated his body parts to needy ones.
- The name Suriya was given to him by Director Mani Ratnam.
- He charges around 20-25 crores per film.