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

Surya Kiran pilot cremated in Haryana with military honours

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   10:22 pm
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 21 (IANS) Air Force pilot Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi was cremated in Haryana's Hisar town on Thursday with full military honours. View More..

Congress leader Suryaprakash Reddy to join TDP

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   10:58 pm
Amaravati, Feb 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Telugu Desam Party is set to get a shot in the arm ahead of the elections as senior Congress leader and former Union minister Kotla Suryaprakash Reddy has decided to join it. View More..

Aero India takes off with dazzling flying display

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   2:56 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) The 12th edition of the biennial Aero India 2019 air show took off on Wednesday with a dazzling flying display of military and civilian aircraft at the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Yelahanka base here. View More..

Aero India takes off with dazzling flying display in Bengaluru

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   12:38 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) The 12th edition of the biennial Aero India 2019 air show took off on Wednesday with a dazzling flying display of aircraft at the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Yelahanka base here. View More..

Aero India: IAF honours slain Surya Kiran pilot with 'missing man' formation

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   12:14 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets flew in a "missing man" formation at the inauguration of the Aero India 2019 here on Wednesday as a mark of respect to Surya Kiran aerobatics team pilot Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi, who was killed in a mid-air collision a day ago while practicing for the air show. View More..

No Surya Kiran aerobatics at Bengaluru air show: IAF

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   9:38 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Aerobatics by the IAF's Surya Kiran aircraft would not be part of the flying display at the air show from Wednesday due to the death of a pilot following collision of two planes in the air while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase, a senior official said on Tuesday. View More..

1 pilot dead as 2 IAF aircraft collide, crash in Bengaluru (Fourth Lead)

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   5:08 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) IAF pilot Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi died on Tuesday after two Surya Kiran aircraft collided in the air and crashed while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru where the 'Aero India 2019' air show begins on Wednesday. View More..

Bloodiest February for men in uniform in recent times

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   4:36 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Three Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots in as many crashes, 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in a car bombing, a major in an IED blast, another in snow storm and four army men in an encounter have died within a span of a few days making it one of the worst peace time losses for the armed forces. View More..

1 pilot dead as 2 IAF aircraft crash in Bengaluru (Third Lead)

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   3:40 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) An IAF pilot died on Tuesday after two Surya Kiran aircraft collided in the air and crashed while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru where the 'Aero India 2019' air show begins on Wednesday. View More..

Bengaluru crash first for Surya Kiran

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   2:48 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The mid-air collision between two Hawk aircraft of the aerobatic team Surya Kiran in Bengaluru on Tuesday is probably the first after the elite unit was re-grouped in 2015 after a gap of four years but the show-stopping high-risk display flying arm of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has had its share of serious accidents. View More..

1 pilot dead as 2 IAF aircraft crash in Bengaluru

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   2:12 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot died on Tuesday after two Surya Kiran aircraft crashed following a mid-air collision while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase here where the 'Aero India 2019' air show begins on Wednesday. View More..

Two IAF Surya Kiran aircraft crash in Bengaluru

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   1:16 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Two Surya Kiran aircraft crashed after a mid-air collision while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase here on Tuesday. The airbase is where the 'Aero India 2019' air show begins on Wednesday. View More..

Two Surya Kiran aircraft crash in Bengaluru

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   12:44 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Two Surya Kiran aircraft crashed at the Yelahanka airbase here on Tuesday while rehearsing for the Aero India 2019 air show, an official said. View More..

Bengaluru decks up for dazzling display of air prowess (Aero India Curtain-raiser)

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   11:30 am
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) India's aerospace hub has been decked up for a show of air prowess by birds of a different kind at the five-day biennial Aero India expo from Wednesday at the Indian Air Force (IAF) Yelahanka base on the city's northern outskirts. View More..

HAL to display is prowess at Aero India

    Updated On : Feb 14,2019   8:40 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 14 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) would showcase its prowess at the five-day 12th edition of 'Aero India 2019' expo, starting here on February 20, to hard sell its military aircraft and helicopters, a top official said on Thursday. View More..

Rafale to be displayed at Aero India expo

    Updated On : Feb 14,2019   7:58 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 14 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) would showcase its prowess at the five-day 12th edition of 'Aero India 2019' expo, starting here on February 20, to hard sell its military aircraft and helicopters, said a top official on Thursday. View More..

Ailing ex-Goa BJP MLA's death in South Africa triggers family spat

    Updated On : Feb 14,2019   3:42 pm
Panaji, Feb 14 (IANS) The death of Goa's former Deputy Speaker and ex-BJP MLA Vishnu Wagh in South Africa last week has triggered a public spat between his wife and immediate family. View More..

Earlier applications for Lokpal panel no longer valid: Search panel

    Updated On : Feb 13,2019   7:52 pm
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Those who applied for the Lokpal panel during the term of the previous committee will have to apply again, as the Search Committee on Wednesday ruled that their earlier applications are no longer valid. View More..

Harassment by lover led to TV actress' suicide: Police

    Updated On : Feb 13,2019   3:32 pm
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Cheating and harassment by her boyfriend led to the suicide of Telugu television actress S. Naga Jhansi, Hyderabad police said. View More..

PSPB retain men, women titles in national team chess

    Updated On : Feb 11,2019   9:04 pm
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSBP) has retained the national team chess championship by clinching both the men's and women's sections, here on Monday. View More..