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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Surya Namaskar, Namaz have similarities: Adityanath Yogi

    Updated On : Mar 29,2017   9:58 pm
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi on Wednesday drew parallels between the postures used while performing Surya Namaskar and offering Namaz. View More..

Karan Johar takes his twins home

    Updated On : Mar 29,2017   2:42 pm
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar on Wednesday took home his surrogate twins Roohi and Yash after they spent over seven weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a hospital here. View More..

Don't lose heart if your baby is premature, says Karan Johar

    Updated On : Mar 27,2017   2:06 pm
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, whose surrogate children Roohi and Yash were born almost 10 weeks before full term, says those who have premature babies must not get discouraged. He says with right kind of care, they can be nurtured towards normal growth. View More..

India will have to bat really well without Kohli, says Ganguly

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   7:32 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said India will have to bat out of their skin in the absence of injured skipper Virat Kohli to gain an upper hand in the ongoing fourth and final cricket Test against Australia in Dharamsala. View More..

CBI court summons five more persons in coal block case

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   6:48 pm
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A court here on Friday issued summons to five more persons against whom the CBI filed fresh supplementary chargesheet, including Jindal Steel's adviser Anand Goel, in a coal block allocation case against former Congress MP Naveen Jindal and others. View More..

CBI court summons five more persons in coal block case

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   3:04 pm
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A court here on Friday issued summons to five more persons against whom the CBI filed fresh supplementary chargesheet, including Jindal Steel's adviser Anand Goel, in a coal block allocation case against former Congress MP Naveen Jindal and others. View More..

CBI charges five more in Jindal case

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   12:12 pm
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) on Friday charged five more persons in a coal block allocation case against former Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal and others. View More..

CPI-M leader killed in Bengal, Trinamool blamed

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   3:58 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) A local CPI-M leader was brutally killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Thursday. The CPI-M blamed the ruling Trinamool Congress for the crime. View More..

SWN sets up 'Water ATMs' in Telangana

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   9:40 pm
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) Safe Water Network India (SWN), a non-profit organisation providing affordable and safe off-grid drinking water solutions, has launched a "Water ATM" in Telangana. View More..

Adiyanath bans pan, gutka in UP offices, allocates portfolios (Roundup)

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   9:40 pm
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday banned chewing of 'paan' (beetal leaves), and consumption of tobacco and its products in all state government offices, hospitals and educational institutions and directed for ban on use of polythene. View More..

Adityanath allocate portfolios; retains home, revenue

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   9:40 pm
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday allotted portfolios to his ministers, rettaining over three dozen departments, including home and revenue. View More..

On day One, Yogi tells bureaucrats to perform

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   6:14 pm
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday directed senior officials of the state to prepare a roadmap for "good governance and transparency" for all departments. View More..

Yogi as CM is BJP's message on 'Hindu Rashtra': Yechuri

    Updated On : Mar 19,2017   8:36 pm
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechuri on Sunday said that by making Yogi Adityanath the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the BJP and its ideological parent the RSS have sent out a clear message that "they want to transform India into a Hindu Rashtra". View More..

Feel like a newcomer everyday on sets: Shaleen Bhanot

    Updated On : Mar 19,2017   7:58 pm
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) In a career that has lasted a decade in showbiz, Shaleen Bhanot has essayed distinctive characters in shows like "Saat Phere", "Dill Mill Gaye" and "Yeh Hai Aashiqui". However, he says he still feels like a newcomer when he goes to a set. View More..

Actress Pankhuri Awasthy slapped a man who touched her wrongly

    Updated On : Mar 19,2017   6:02 pm
Dharamsala, March 19 (IANS) Actress Pankhuri Awasthy, who will next be seen playing a rape victim in upcoming TV show "Kya Kasoor Hai Amla Ka?", says she gathered the courage to slap a man who touched her inappropriately. She is proud that she stood up against harassment. View More..

Yogi takes charge of UP, Modi calls for 'Uttam Pradesh' (Roundup)

    Updated On : Mar 19,2017   5:46 pm
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) Firebrand leader Yogi Adityanath on Sunday took charge of Uttar Pradesh as its 21st Chief Minister, heading a 47-member ministry that included known Hindutva faces and political turncoats. View More..

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as UP's 21st CM (Fourth Lead)

    Updated On : Mar 19,2017   3:40 pm
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) Firebrand Hindutva leader Yogi Adityanath was sworn in on Sunday as the Chief Minister of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh. View More..

'Maharaja Ranjit Singh': An inspirational tale of a 'true' Sikh leader

    Updated On : Mar 16,2017   10:38 pm
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) "Sher-E-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh", an upcoming TV show that will bring into limelight the inspirational journey of Sikh leader Maharaja Ranjit Singh -- founder of the Sikh empire -- was launched here on Thursday. View More..

Andhra assembly panel calls for suspension of YSRCP member

    Updated On : Mar 16,2017   3:00 pm
Amaravati, March 16 (IANS) The Privileges Committee of the Andhra Pradesh assembly has recommended suspension of opposition legislator R.K. Roja from the house for one year for her allegedly abusing another woman member. View More..

Arun Kakade bags META Lifetime Achievement Award

    Updated On : Mar 11,2017   3:54 pm
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Theatre veteran, Arun Kakade has been conferred a Lifetime Achievement honour for 2017 for his contribution to Indian theatre. View More..