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

IPL: Sunrisers fancy chances against under-pressure Mumbai (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   4:50 pm
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad will aim to recover from the recent slump and get back to winning ways when they face an under-pressure Mumbai Indians in a league encounter of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL: Rajasthan overcome Mumbai by 3 wickets, jump to 5th spot

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   2:00 am
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) K. Gowthams quickfire 33 not out off 11 deliveries helped Rajasthan Royals overcome Mumbai Indians by three wickets here on Sunday as they ended their two-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

IPL: Yadav, Kishan help Mumbai to challenging total

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   10:14 pm
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians rode half-centuries from Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan to post a challenging total of 167/7 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Rajasthan Royals here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Mumbai opt to bat vs Rajasthan

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   7:52 pm
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat against Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Rajasthan aim to return to winning ways against Mumbai (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   6:08 pm
Jaipur, April 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals will aim to bounce back after suffering two consecutive losses, while Mumbai Indians will be in search of their second win when they face-off in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday. View More..

Surya, Rudresh selected for Football For Friendship programme

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   8:50 pm
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Twelve-year-old football enthusiasts Surya Varikuti and Rudresh Gaudnour have been selected as Indias representatives at the sixth edition of the global Football For Friendship (F4F) social programme in June, it was announced on Friday. View More..

BJP has highest MPs/MLAs with declared crime against women cases: ADR

    Updated On : Apr 19,2018   10:26 pm
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The BJP leads recognised political parties with the highest number of 12 lawmakers at the central and state levels who have declared cases of crime against women against them, followed by Shiv Sena and TMC, Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) said on Thursday. View More..

Riyaz shines at racing tourney

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   6:12 pm
Aamby Valley (Maharashtra), April 18 (IANS) Mumbai riders proved to be the dominating force, but it was Hyderabad-based Mohammed Riyaz who stole the show in the sixth edition of The Valley Run 2018 here. View More..

Mumbai outplay Bangalore in IPL tie

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   12:28 am
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten 92-run innings went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore lost by 46 runs to Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL: Lewis, Rohit guide Mumbai to 213/6 against Bangalore

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   10:14 pm
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Skipper Rohit Sharma (94) and opener Evin Lewis (65) helped Mumbai Indians to post a mammoth 213/6 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League match here on Tuesday. View More..

CBI case against 3 companies' officials, others in Rs 621-cr fraud

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   8:44 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The CBI on Tuesday said that it had filed a fresh case against the directors of three companies on the charge of cheating a consortium of five banks led by the Punjab and Sindh Bank to the tune of Rs 621 crore. View More..

IPL: RCB opt to field against winless Mumbai

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   7:48 pm
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to field against winless Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL: Mumbai to face Bangalore in search for maiden win (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 16,2018   4:00 pm
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Winless Mumbai Indians will aim to register their maiden win when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL: Delhi Daredevils register thrilling win over Mumbai Indians

    Updated On : Apr 14,2018   8:58 pm
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Riding on opener Jason Roy's (91 not out) scintillating knock against three-time champions Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils registered their maiden win in the ongoing editon of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Development of Amethi my top priority: Smriti Irani

    Updated On : Apr 13,2018   10:08 pm
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said that development of Amethi, from where she unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha elections in 2014, tops her priorities. View More..

IPL 2018: Winless Mumbai, Delhi aim to get act together (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 13,2018   5:32 pm
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Holders Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Daredevils (DD), both winless so far, will be eager to crack a win and register their first points when they clash in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Hyderabad edge-past Mumbai Indians in last over thriller

    Updated On : Apr 13,2018   12:26 am
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) A brilliant all-round effort helped Sunrisers Hyderabad edge-past Mumbai Indians by one wicket in a thriller Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Thursday. View More..

IPL: Hyderabad restrict Mumbai to 147/8

    Updated On : Apr 12,2018   10:38 pm
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) A disciplined bowling effort helped Sunrisers Hyderabad restrict Mumbai Indians to 147/8 in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Thursday. View More..

IPL 2018: Confident Hyderabad have tails up against Mumbai (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 11,2018   3:10 pm
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad will look to bank on their good-looking bowling attack to unsettle Mumbai Indians when the two teams meet in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game here on Thursday. View More..

Cauvery row: Tamil movie industry observes silent protest

    Updated On : Apr 08,2018   2:10 pm
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Tamil film fraternity led by veteran actors-turned-politicians Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth on Sunday observed a silent protest demanding the setting up of a Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC). View More..