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 : Aug 16,2017   9:58 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   12:20 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   9:28 am
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure early return of the 12 bodies of Uttar Pradesh residents who perished in the Himachal land slide in Mandi district, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

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    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   3:52 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 09,2017   2:06 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 09,2017   11:04 am
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    Updated On : Aug 07,2017   10:04 pm
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Finally, Mumbai 'Kolis' get a dedicated commemorative sculpture

    Updated On : Aug 07,2017   8:06 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 05,2017   10:00 pm
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A.R. Rahman may perform at audio launch of 'Mersal'

    Updated On : Aug 04,2017   12:02 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 03,2017   11:40 am
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) At a time when the English publishing industry is booming in the country, writers in Indian languages claim that it is difficult for them to make a living through writing alone. But this has neither subdued their interest nor do they ever plan to quit writing, even if that means writing for a single reader. View More..

Allu Arjun's 'Naa Peru Surya' goes on floors

    Updated On : Aug 02,2017   11:42 am
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Allu Arjun's picture with daughter goes viral

    Updated On : Jul 31,2017   8:24 pm
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    Updated On : Jul 28,2017   1:34 pm
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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..

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    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   6:44 pm
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