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

KKR stay alive as Hardik blitzkrieg goes in vain

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   12:14 am
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) kept their playoff hopes alive with a 34-run win over old nemesis Mumbai Indians (MI) despite Hardik Pandya's fireworks in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. View More..

Mumbai opt to bowl first against KKR

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   7:58 pm
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to field first against Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League game here on Sunday. View More..

Mumbai hot favourites against battered KKR (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   11:42 am
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) With an enviable head-to-head record to back them, in-form Mumbai Indians will look to cement their place in the playoffs by knocking Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) out of the competition when the two sides meet in an Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. View More..

Losing regular wickets cost us the game: Raina

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   9:50 am
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) stand-in skipper Suresh Raina blamed the team's batting for the 46-run loss which they faced against Mumbai Indians at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Friday night. View More..

Malinga's four-fer guides Mumbai to 46-run win

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   12:16 am
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) once again missed the presence of their regular skipper M.S. Dhoni as the defending champions had to taste a 46-run defeat against Mumbai Indians in their return fixture at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, here on Friday. View More..

Chennai opt to bowl against Mumbai (Toss)

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   7:46 pm
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings stand-in skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to bowl against Mumbai Indians in their return fixture of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Friday. View More..

Chennai eye revenge against Mumbai (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   3:12 pm
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) In what could be another riveting clash, defending champions Chennai Super Kings will take on Mumbai Indians in their return fixture of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Friday. View More..

7% voting recorded in Karnataka (2nd Lead)(10 a.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   11:14 am
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Around 7 per cent of the estimated 2.43 crore electorate cast their votes in Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha constituencies till 10 a.m. on Tuesday, an official said. View More..

Glitches in EVMs, VVPATs delay Karnataka polling

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:14 am
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in many polling stations delayed or held up voting initially in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats, said an official on Tuesday. View More..

Telugu cinema's storytelling in its best time: Rana

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   4:24 pm
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati has praised the Telugu film industry and said it is in its best form and time. "Telugu cinema's storytelling in its best time! 'Jersey' what a simple, beautiful story told with excellent craftsmanship," Rana tweeted on Monday. View More..

Katrina Kaif joins Akshay Kumar in 'Sooryavanshi'

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   10:48 am
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif has been roped in for filmmaker Rohit Shetty's next, titled "Sooryavanshi" starring actor Akshay Kumar. View More..

Smith hands RR much-needed win over MI

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   8:46 pm
Jaipur, April 20 (IANS) Steve Smith (59 not out) played a captain's knock as Rajasthan Royals (RR) kept their play-off hopes alive after defeating Mumbai Indians (MI) by 5 wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Saturday. View More..

de Kock propels Mumbai to 161/5 vs Rajasthan

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   6:24 pm
Jaipur, April 20 (IANS) Opener Quinton de Kock's scintillating 65-run knock helped Mumbai Indians put up 161/5 against Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Rajasthan ask Mumbai to bat (Toss)

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   3:46 pm
Jaipur, April 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' skipper Steve Smith won the toss and opted to bowl against Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Saturday. View More..

Do-or-die encounter for Royals against Mumbai (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   1:52 pm
Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals will know anything short of a victory will virtually end their chances of making the play-offs, when they take on high-flying Mumbai Indians at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Saturday. View More..

68% turnout in Karnataka, Mandya tops with 80% (Roundup)

    Updated On : Apr 18,2019   11:42 pm
Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Karnataka saw almost 68 per cent voter turnout in the state's 14 Lok Sabha seats which went to polls on Thursday. View More..

Clinical Mumbai thrash lacklustre Delhi by 40 runs

    Updated On : Apr 18,2019   11:40 pm
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Rishabh Pant had started Delhi Capitals' journey in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League by smashing Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah all over the park in their opening encounter in Mumbai. But Bumrah got his revenge at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Thursday as he sent Pant's off-stump for a walk in the park. With that ended DC's hope as they finished on 128/9, losing the game by 40 runs. View More..

Pandya brothers take MI to 168/5 against DC

    Updated On : Apr 18,2019   9:58 pm
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Hardik Pandya (32 off 15 balls) and Krunal Pandya (37* off 26 balls) provided the late flourish as Mumbai Indians (MI) scored 168/5 in 20 overs against Delhi Capitals (DC) in their Indian Premier League clash at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Thursday. View More..

Thunderstorm warning for Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

    Updated On : Apr 18,2019   9:50 pm
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department on Thursday issued thunderstorm warning to both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for the next four days. View More..

Record 67% voter turnout in Karnataka

    Updated On : Apr 18,2019   9:44 pm
Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) A record 67 per cent voter turnout was reported from Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha seats when polling ended at 6 p.m., peacefully, said an official on Thursday. View More..