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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IPL: KKR vs RCB scoreboard

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   11:48 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. View More..

KKR bowl out RCB for IPL's lowest-ever score to score remarkable win

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   11:44 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) made short work of Royal Challengers Bangalore's star-studded batting lineup to and script a remarkable 82-run win in a high-voltage Indian Premier League (IPL) game here at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Chahal's 3/16 helps RCB restrict KKR to low total

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   10:42 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) An excellent spell by leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bundle out Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for 131 in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Bangalore elect to bowl against Kolkata

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   8:48 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli won the toss, which was delayed by rain for approximately 45 minutes, and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game here at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. View More..

IPL: RCB look to inflict second straight home loss on KKR (Lead Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   8:04 pm
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to continue the momentum from their last outing when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Bangalore look to inflict second straight home loss on Kolkata (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   12:58 pm
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to carry forward the momentum from their last outing when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture here at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. View More..

IPL-10: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Lions scoreboard

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   12:10 am
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Following is the scorecard between Kolkata Knight Riders and Gujarat Lions at the Eden Gardens on Friday. View More..

IPL: Raina's all-round heroics help Gujarat script win against Kolkata

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   12:04 am
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Skipper Suresh Raina conjured up a tenacious rearguard action to lead Gujarat Lions to a four-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League game at the Eden Gardens on Friday. View More..

Sulkhan Singh named new UP DGP

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   10:30 pm
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) In a major rejig of the Uttar Pradesh Police, the state government on Friday named 1980-batch Indian Police Service officer Sulkhan Singh the new Director General of Police in place of Javeed Ahmad. View More..

IPL: KKR ride Uthappa, Narine show to post 187/5 against Gujarat

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   9:50 pm
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) rode on a Sunil Narine hurricane at the start of their innings followed by Robin Uthappa's half century to post 187/5 against Gujarat Lions in their IPL match here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Gujarat win toss, opt to field vs KKR

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   7:52 pm
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and put Kolkata Knight Riders to bat in their Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. View More..

Buoyant Kolkata take on lowly Gujarat in IPL clash (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   12:34 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Revenge will be on their minds when wooden spooners Gujarat Lions take on table toppers Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a return Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture here at the Eden Gardens on Friday. View More..

IPL-10: Pandey, Pathan guide KKR to 4 wkt win vs Daredevils

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   8:20 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) rode on a brilliant batting effort from Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan to beat Delhi Daredevils by four wickets in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Monday. View More..

IPL-10: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders scoreboard

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   8:14 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Scoreboard of Monday's Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match between Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) played at the Feroz Shah Kotla here. View More..

IPL-10: Pandey, Pathan guide KKR to 4 wkt win vs Daredevils

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   8:02 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) rode on a brilliant batting effort from Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan to beat Delhi Daredevils by four wickets in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Monday. View More..

IPL-10: Delhi elect to bat vs KKR

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   3:46 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium here on Monday. View More..

Vijay goes clean shaven for next film

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   3:06 pm
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Tamil superstar Vijay, who plays a triple role in his next yet-untitled Tamil outing, will be seen in a clean shaven avatar in one of the characters. View More..

IPL-10: Confident Delhi face stern test vs KKR (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 16,2017   1:08 pm
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Beaming with confidence after winning two matches on the trot, a resurgent Delhi Daredevils will be eager to keep the momentum going when they take on two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Monday. View More..

IPL: Kolkata vs Hyderabad scoreboard

    Updated On : Apr 15,2017   8:16 pm
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday: View More..

IPL: Kolkata have it easy against Hyderabad

    Updated On : Apr 15,2017   8:16 pm
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders zoomed to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table riding on Robin Uthappa's gritty half-century and disciplined bowling performance to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..