Suriya is an Indian film actor, Producer and Television Presenter. He is best known in India for his works in Tamil Cinema. Suriya is naturally talented. His talents are the main reason why he has recorded the successes as an actor.
Suriya is one of the few lucky square pegs in square holes in the industry; his father is an established actor of reputable standing. Suriya has been able to build on the exposure he had from his father to carve a notch for himself in the industry.
His journey in the industry dates back to the year 1997 when he had his debut in the title: Nerukku Ner. He waited for only four years before he landed his breakthrough role in the film: Nandha in 2001. That film opened the door to fame for him.
There is a line of difference between popularity and commercial success. Suriya had his commercial breakthrough through Kaakha Kaakha in the year 2003. Award winning performances followed in quick succession for Suriya. He is a Producer that has proved his worth over the years.
In the year 2012, he made his debut as a quintessential television presenter. He was magnificent in his handling of the Tamil version of who wants to be a millionaire.
Suriya was born on the 23rd of July, 1975 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the son of Sivakumar and Lakshmi Sivakumar. He has an athletic figure which currently weighs 56kg and measures: 34-24-34.
He is married to Jyothika. Together they have acted in several films; they were officially married on 11th September 2006. They are blessed with two children.
Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan School, St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai, Loyola College, Chennai
Suriya is estimated to worth $25 million dollars.
He is a veteran of many movies; he is best known for his roles in Tamil movies.
He has won a total of 14 awards put together.
- Occupation: film actor, producer and television presenter
- Age: 41
- Date of Birth: 23-7-75
- Place of Birth: Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
- Gender: Male
- Nationality: Indian
- Measurements: 40-32-13.
- Height in Ft./Mtr: 5’ 7”/1.70
- Weight in kg/Pounds: 72kg/159pounds
- Eye color: Brown
- Hair color: Black
- Parents: Sivakumar and Lakshmi Sivakumar.
- Spouse: Jyothika
- Children: Diya Sivakumar and Dev Sivakumar