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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Yoga frenzy grips Karnataka

    Updated On : Jun 21,2018   12:10 pm
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Thousands of people, young and old, on Thursday celebrated the fourth International Yoga Day in Karnataka by participating in yoga sessions held in cities and towns across the state. View More..

'Jalebi - The Everlasting Taste Of Love' to release on August 31

    Updated On : Jun 20,2018   1:28 pm
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) "Jalebi- The Everlasting Taste Of Love", backed by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatts production house Vishesh Films, is scheduled to release on August 31. View More..

'Chennai girl Suryadevara, GM's next CFO, was a focused student'

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   8:10 pm
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The schoolmates of Dhivya Suryadevara, who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of US automotive company General Motors, describe her as a calm and focused student who had all the fun. View More..

Hrithik to throw party for 26 IIT-JEE students

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   2:32 am
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan -- all set to play a mathematician in the much-awaited biopic "Super 30" -- is planning to host a party for 26 students of Anand Kumar's Super 30 academy who cracked the JEE-Advanced 2018. View More..

Push your dad to be stronger, fitter this Father's Day

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   6:04 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) It has been a weary while but the memory is still etched in his mind like it was yesterday, the day when he held your tiny hands and helped you take your first steps. Since then there has been no looking back. Now, its your turn to rise to the occasion. View More..

Mumbai Metro receives 9th Tunnel Boring Machine

    Updated On : Jun 08,2018   7:30 pm
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) The first Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for the 33.50-km-long Mumbai Metro-III corridor package, and the ninth in the overall project so far, has arrived in the city, a top official said here on Friday. View More..

J&K youth can change their fate through sports and education: Rajnath

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   2:06 pm
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) On an outreach to Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday urged the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to acquire education and participate in sports to change their own fate, saying many of them have been "lost in the dark for many years" in the state. View More..

Nepal Army chief's 6-day India visit from Wednesday

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   7:38 pm
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) The Nepal Army chief, General Rajendra Chhetri, will begin his six-day official visit to India on Wednesday, following an invitation from his Indian counterpart, General Bipin Rawat. View More..

Tata Steel's Kalinganagar plant creates employment for over 21k

    Updated On : Jun 01,2018   4:20 pm
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Tata Steel's Kalinganagar plant has generated direct and indirect employment opportunities for more than 21,000 persons, said a statement on Friday. View More..

Indo-Nepal joint military exercise begins

    Updated On : May 30,2018   7:38 pm
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The 13th edition of the annual joint military exercise "Surya Kiran" of the Indian and Nepalese armies began on Wednesday at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand, the Indian Army said. View More..

Army chief reviews operational preparedness of Cetral Command

    Updated On : May 26,2018   7:22 pm
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat visited the Headquarters Central Command here Saturday to review operational readiness of the forces. View More..

IOC's Paradip-Hyderabad pipeline to be commissioned by 2020

    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..