Surya Biography

Surya BiographySaravanan commonly known as Surya is a successful actor in Tamil film industry. He has performed as a lead actor in over 28 films of various genres.

Surya was born to famous Tamil actor Sivakumar and his wife Lakshmi in Chennai. He is the eldest among his siblings. Surya did his schooling from St. Bede's School in Chennai and completed his B.Com from Loyola College.

He worked for few years in the garment industry before joining films. Surya started film career with NerrukkuNer, (1997) with Vijay a highly acclaimed film. He got success in “Friends” where he again acted with Vijay.

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His film Nandha, directed by Bala rocked at box office and Surya grabbed his first filmfare award for best actor in this film.

Surya worked with Vikraman in the film UnnaiNinathu which was highly successful. This was followed by MounamPesiyadhe which also achieved box office success.

Surya acted as police officer in KaakhaKaakha that was a blockbuster.

In Perazhagan, Surya had double role, one as a boxer and the other a handicapped phone booth keeper. His role as the handicapped was highly applauded by audience and he received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance.

Surya Image In 2005, Surya gave excellent performance in the super hit movies Aaru and Ghajini. Ghajini was his third hit and earned over Rs.200 million at the box office.

His acting talent was seen in Bollywood film Rakta Charitra directed by Ram Gopal Varma, a two-part political drama.

Surya has been the ambassador for TVS Motor, Aircel and Sunfeast. He has endorsed Saravana Stores, Bharathi Cements and EmamiNavaratna products and Malabar Gold. He had signed fresh deal with Nescafé, Zandu Balm and with Close-Up (toothpaste).

He is also engaged in social work. His Agaram Foundation aids children who are drop out of school. He made a short commercial video on child poverty, labour and lack of education with assistance from Tamil Nadu Education Ministry.

Suriya is also an active memember of "Save The Tigers" campaign and "REACH", a NGO helping TB patients. Surya has established a production company called Studio Green with his cousin K.E.Gnavelraja for producing and distributing a few of his own and his brother Karthi's films.

Surya is married to Jyothika Saravanan who is celebrity in Tamil industry. They have two children, a daughter and a son.

Surya Latest News

Allu Arjun to undergo physical makeover for 'Naa Peru Surya' (Lead, correcting headline)

    Updated On : Jul 26,2017   11:40 am
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Actor Allu Arjun will undergo a special physical makeover during the course of month-long training in the US for his upcoming Telugu actioner "Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India", in which he will play a military officer. View More..

Allu Arjun to undergo physical makeover for 'Naa Peru Suryaa'

    Updated On : Jul 26,2017   11:06 am
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Actor Allu Arjun will undergo a special physical makeover during the course of month-long training in the US for his upcoming Telugu actioner "Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India", in which he will play a military officer. View More..

Kidnapped boy rescued, couple held

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   8:14 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A five-year-old boy kidnapped from east Delhi has been rescued and a couple living in the neighbourhood arrested for the crime, police said on Sunday. View More..

Anu Emmanuel teams up with Allu Arjun in 'Naa Peru Surya'

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   4:12 pm
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The makers of upcoming Allu Arjun-starrer Telugu actioner "Naa Peru Surya" on Sunday confirmed that Anu Emmanuel has been finalised as the leading lady. View More..

'Indu Sarkar' Pune promo event cancelled after threats from Congress

    Updated On : Jul 15,2017   5:50 pm
Pune, July 15 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar had to cancel the promotional activity of his forthcoming film "Indu Sarkar" here on Saturday after receiving threats from local Congress party workers. View More..

AMMA all set for a generation change

    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   6:44 pm
Kochi, July 12 (IANS) With the arrest of superstar Dileep in the actress abduction case, the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) -- which came under fire from several quarters -- is all set to undergo a makeover. View More..

Three Kudankulam children to participate in Nuclear Kids in Russia

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   6:22 pm
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Three children whose parents work in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) have been selected to participate in 'Nuclear Kids' international programme in Russisa, said Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) on Tuesday. View More..

Maharashtra farmers' panel demands special package from NITI Aayog

    Updated On : Jul 08,2017   6:58 pm
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Maharashtra farmers' panel chief Kishore Tiwari on Saturday demanded a special long-term package of Rs 40,000 crore from the NITI Aayog to resolve the agrarian crisis in the state's suicide-prone regions. View More..

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    Updated On : Jul 04,2017   5:18 pm
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Odisha clears Rs 1,188 cr investment proposals

    Updated On : Jun 30,2017   8:46 pm
Bhubaneswar, June 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Friday approved Rs 1,188 crore investment proposals of three companies including Ambuja Cements Ltd. View More..

L&T's construction arm bags orders worth Rs 2,552 cr

    Updated On : Jun 27,2017   10:04 pm
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) India-based multinational L&T on Tuesday said its construction arm has bagged orders worth Rs 2,552 crore across various business segments. View More..

TCS hired over 12,500 US employees over five years: Study

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   5:54 pm
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Regional poets lead Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   2:20 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Regional language poets dominated the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2017 with sixteen books of poetry along with five short stories, two biographies and one essay that won the award. View More..

Vijay's next film is titled 'Mersal'

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   6:58 pm
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The makers of actor Vijay's next Tamil outing on Wednesday unveiled the film's title and first look on the eve of the actor's birthday. View More..

Modi in Lucknow to lead third International Yoga Day celebrations

    Updated On : Jun 20,2017   6:44 pm
New Delhi/Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) The stage has been all set for grand celebrations of the third edition of International Yoga Day on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath slated to lead thousands of yoga enthusiasts here. View More..

3rd International Yoga Day: Modi, Yogi to perform in Lucknow

    Updated On : Jun 20,2017   11:46 am
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The stage is all set for India to hold the third edition of International Yoga Day on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performing Yoga along with 51,000 participants in Lucknow. View More..

Himachal students set record for practicing yoga

    Updated On : Jun 18,2017   3:04 pm
Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), June 18 (IANS) Eleven students of Himachal Pradesh have made records by practicing yoga 'asanas' for long duration to enter the Golden Book of World Records, an official claimed on Sunday. View More..

Odisha can't develop till BJD in power: Chouhan

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   10:56 pm
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said prosperity or development is not possible in Odisha as long as Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is in power. View More..

Don't lose peoples' trust: Army Chief to forces

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   4:14 pm
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday asked the armed forces to maintain high standards of integrity and not to lose the trust of people of the country. View More..

Second teaser of 'Spyder' out on Mahesh Babu's birthday

    Updated On : Jun 16,2017   1:44 pm
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