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

'Baahubali' has raised hopes of regional filmmakers: Prabhas

    Updated On : May 24,2017   12:00 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) What started off as a mere vision in filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli's mind in 2012, has today become a phenomenon of sorts in Indian cinema. Actor Prabhas, who invested four years to the two-part "Baahubali" franchise, says he would have happily given more time to the project which he feels fortunate to have been a part of. View More..

75th Safe water station opened in Telangana

    Updated On : May 23,2017   9:58 pm
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) Safe Water Network and Honeywell India on Tuesday launched their 75th water station, providing safe water access to more than 200,000 people in Telangana districts affected by groundwater contamination, including from fluorides. View More..

Being five down inside first 6-7 overs, was always going to be difficult: Gambhir

    Updated On : May 19,2017   11:56 pm
Bengaluru, May 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir said that after losing five wickets in the first six-seven overs, it was always going to be difficult for his side to come back and win against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) second qualifier game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday. View More..

IPL: Mumbai Indians storm into final after easy six-wicket win over KKR

    Updated On : May 19,2017   11:22 pm
Bengaluru, May 19 (IANS) Krunal Pandya's unbeaten 30-ball 45 helped Mumbai Indians record a facile six-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) second qualifier clash at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday. View More..

IPL-10: Mumbai bundle Kolkata out for paltry 107 in second qualifier

    Updated On : May 19,2017   9:58 pm
Bengaluru, May 19 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' leg-spinner Karn Sharma took four wickets to bowl Kolkata Knight Riders out for a paltry 107 in 18.5 overs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) second qualifier clash at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday. View More..

IPL-10: Mumbai elect to field vs KKR in Qualifier II

    Updated On : May 19,2017   7:50 pm
Bengaluru, May 19 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and chose to field against Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier II at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday. The IPL final is to be played at Hyderabad on Sunday. View More..

Pandey ruled out of IPL, Karthik replaces him in ICC Champions Trophy (Lead, Correcting intro)

    Updated On : May 19,2017   1:20 am
New Delhi/Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) India and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) middle-order batsman Manish Pandey was on Thursday ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the ICC Champions Trophy starting June 1. View More..

Karthik replaces injured Pandey for ICC Champions Trophy, IPL

    Updated On : May 19,2017   12:34 am
New Delhi/Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Seasoned wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik was on Thursday called as a replacement for injured batsman Manish Pandey for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and next month's International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy. View More..

IPL preview: KKR look to quell Mumbai challenge in Qualifier 2

    Updated On : May 18,2017   2:46 pm
Bengaluru, May 18 (IANS) Old foes Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians will lock horns for the third time for a place in the IPL final when they go for the Qualifer 2 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Kolkata wins rain-interrupted game by 7 wickets

    Updated On : May 18,2017   1:54 am
Bengaluru, May 18 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Gautam Gambhir led from the front to knock defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a seven-wicket win and made to Qualifier 2 in a rain-interrupted eliminator clash at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Thursday. View More..

IPL: Kolkata restrict Hyderabad to below par 128/7

    Updated On : May 17,2017   10:06 pm
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) rode on a superlative show by their bowlers to restrict defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad to 128/7 in 20 overs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) Eliminator clash at a half-empty M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

KKR opt to field against Sunrisers in IPL eliminator

    Updated On : May 17,2017   7:58 pm
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to field against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League (IPL) eliminator at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

In-form SRH favourites against struggling KKR in IPL Eliminator (Preview)

    Updated On : May 16,2017   1:20 pm
Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will have to get back to their winning ways when they take on defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Eliminator at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

Counting of votes begins in Kathmandu elections

    Updated On : May 15,2017   2:12 pm
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Counting of votes cast in the local elections in Nepal began on Monday. View More..

Yogi Adityanath visits village of slain BSF trooper

    Updated On : May 12,2017   10:12 pm
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the residence of slain Border Security Force (BSF) trooper Prem Sagar in Teekampur village in Deoria on Friday and extended his condolences to the bereaved family. View More..

Coulter-Nile doubtful for Mumbai match, Suryakumar injured

    Updated On : May 12,2017   7:34 pm
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile is doubtful for their last Indian Premier League (IPL) tie against Mumbai Indians (MI) on Saturday. View More..

3 killed in Hyderabad accident

    Updated On : May 12,2017   3:34 pm
Hyderabad, May 12 (IANS) Three persons were killed on Friday when their car hit a divider and then another vehicle on the outskirts of Hyderabad city, police said. View More..

IPL: Kolkata aim to rubber-stamp play-off spot with win over Mumbai (Preview)

    Updated On : May 12,2017   1:04 pm
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will look to pull out all stops in their bid to rubber-stamp a play-off spot when they take on already-qualified Mumbai Indians in their final Indian Premier League (IPL) engagement at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

Odisha hikes duty for captive power plants

    Updated On : May 11,2017   9:40 pm
Bhubaneswar, May 11 (IANS) The Odisha Cabinet on Thursday hiked the electricity duty by 25 paise to 55 paise per unit for captive power plants (CPPs) that generate electricity for their own consumption. View More..

IPL: Kolkata aiming at top-two finish playing Punjab (Preview)

    Updated On : May 08,2017   1:26 pm
Mohali, May 8 (IANS) On a high after sealing a playoffs berth, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) would aim for a top-two finish when they take on Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Tuesday. View More..