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.



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    Updated On : May 24,2018   9:10 pm
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The Paradip-Hyderabad pipeline being laid at a cost of Rs 2,321 crore would be commissioned by 2020, a top officials of Indian Oil Corporation Limited said on Thursday. View More..

Sudhir Mishra on board for Indian adaptation of 'Hostages'

    Updated On : May 24,2018   9:54 am
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra will be directing the Indian adaptation of acclaimed Israeli crime-thriller "Hostages", which will feature Ronit Roy, Tisca Chopra, Parvin Dabas and Dalip Tahil. View More..

IPL: Delhi knock out Mumbai from play-offs

    Updated On : May 20,2018   9:02 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils (DD) rode a strong bowling display to notch up an 11-run victory and eliminate Mumbai Indians from the race for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Delhi opt to bat against Mumbai

    Updated On : May 20,2018   4:10 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bat against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Mumbai face Delhi in must-win game (Preview)

    Updated On : May 19,2018   2:42 pm
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Eyeing a play-off berth, defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Delhi Daredevils (DD) in a must-win game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Sunday. View More..

Dream come true to play for Mumbai Indians, says Pandya

    Updated On : May 18,2018   8:00 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Asserting that Mumbai Indians will reach the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs, star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said on Friday that it is a dream come true for him to represent the reigning IPL champions. View More..

IPL: Mumbai edge past Punjab to keep play-offs hope alive

    Updated On : May 17,2018   1:10 am
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Mumbai Indians kept their play-offs hopes alive as the hosts edged past Kings XI Punjab by three runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Wednesday. View More..

IPL: Pollard's timely fifty lifts Mumbai to 186/8 vs Punjab

    Updated On : May 16,2018   10:18 pm
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) West Indian power-hitter Keiron Pollard finally found his groove with a fiery 50 to bail Mumbai Indians out of trouble and post a challenging 186/8 against Kings XI Punjab in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

IPL: Punjab opt to field vs Mumbai

    Updated On : May 16,2018   7:42 pm
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin won the toss and opted to field against Mumbai Indians in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

EC clears 1 held up poll result in Karnataka

    Updated On : May 16,2018   12:46 am
Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) late on Tuesday cleared the result for Hubballi-Dharwad (central) Assembly segment, which was held up over the issue of mock slips not being cleared from the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM)'s control unit. View More..

IPL: Mumbai face Punjab in must-win game (Preview)

    Updated On : May 15,2018   5:24 pm
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Mumbai Indians will be desperate for a win against Kings XI Punjab to keep their play-off hopes alive when they square-off in a crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Wankhede stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

We have the confidence to beat KKR: Royals pacer Kulkarni

    Updated On : May 14,2018   4:50 pm
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals pacer Dhawal Kulkarni expressed confidence that his team can beat Kolkata Knight Riders riding on the momentum of registering three back-to-back victories in the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

IPL: Kolkata face Rajasthan in needle clash (Preview)

    Updated On : May 14,2018   12:58 pm
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will look to outshine one another in their bid to secure a playoff spot when the two sides clash in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday. View More..

Buttler guides Rajasthan to seven-wicket victory over Mumbai

    Updated On : May 14,2018   12:38 am
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) English batsman Jos Buttler continued his red-hot form with a 94 not out as Rajasthan Royals thumped Mumbai Indians by seven wickets here on Sunday to boost their chance of qualifying for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs. View More..

IPL: Rajasthan restrict Mumbai to manageable total

    Updated On : May 13,2018   10:08 pm
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals produced a disciplined bowling effort to restrict Mumbai Indians to 168/6 in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Rajasthan opt to field against Mumbai

    Updated On : May 13,2018   8:12 pm
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and elected to bowl against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Sunday. View More..

IPL a good arena to test a player's temperament (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : May 13,2018   6:50 pm
The strength of a team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) depends on the quality of Indian players as only four overseas players are there in the eleven. That gives the Indian youngsters plenty of opportunities to impress the national selectors. View More..

Mumbai, Rajasthan aim to eliminate each other from IPL play-off race (Preview)

    Updated On : May 12,2018   6:26 pm
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals will face off in a must-win tie here on Sunday, with both teams looking to make it to the play-offs of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket championship. View More..

IPL-2018: Mumbai ride Ishan blitz to record massive win over KKR

    Updated On : May 10,2018   12:08 am
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians rode teenage wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan's 21-ball 62 to record an emphatic 102-run victory - the largest margin in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) - over Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday. View More..

IPL: Ishan blitz powers Mumbai to 210/6 vs Kolkata

    Updated On : May 09,2018   10:10 pm
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Young wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan blasted a 21-ball 62 to help Mumbai Indians post 210/6 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday. View More..