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Jul 2, 2010

ACTOR SURYA PROFILE


ACTOR SURYA SIVAKUMAR BIOGRAPHY

Surya
Born Saravanan Sivakumar
July 23, 1974 (1974-07-23) (age 35)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Jyothika

In this Indian name, the name "Sivakumar" is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, "Saravanan ".

Saravanan Sivakumar better known as Surya; born 23 July 1975) is a Tamil film actor. Son of actor Sivakumar, he starred in Tamil films, such as Nandha (2001), Kaakha Kaakha (2003), Pithamagan (2004), Perazhagan (2005), Ghajini (2005), Vaaranam Aayiram (2008) and Ayan (2009). As of 2009, he has won three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards.

He became a film distributor after opening Studio Green, which distributed several of his earlier films. He married actress Jyothika Sadanah in 2006, after being engaged for several years. In 2008, he began Agaram Foundation, which funds for preventing early childhood drop-outs.

EARLY LIFE

Sivakumar with his sons Mr. Karthik and Mr. Surya
Surya was born to actor Sivakumar and his wife Lakshmi on 23 July 1975. He was born in Chennai, but brought up in Coimbatore. He is the eldest of three children, his younger brother is actor Karthik Sivakumar and he has a younger sister named Brindha Sivakumar.

He attended PSBB School and St. Bede's School in Chennai and graduated from Loyola College with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

FILM CAREER

Surya debuted in the 1997 film Nerukku Ner directed by Vasanth and produced by Mani Ratnam. Later he starred in 2001 remake Friends directed by Siddique and Nandha by Bala for which he received a Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor. Surya's next venture was Vikraman's Unnai Ninaithu which was followed by Mounam Pesiyadhe.

In 2003 he did Kaaka Kaaka; a movie about the life of a police officer, it grossed almost Rs. 150 million at the box office. Then he did Pithamagan by Bala along with Vikram. In this movie Surya played a happy-go-lucky village crook with a comic touch, for which he received a Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award. In 2004 he received a Filmfare Award for Best Actor for playing two roles in Perazhagan;[citation needed] one was as a boxer and the other as a handicapped but confident phone booth keeper. He then did Aayutha Ezhuthu which was based on George Reddy, a student leader in Hyderabad during the late 60s and early 70s. This film was directed by Mani Ratnam. In 2005, he appeared in Aaru and then in Ghajini. In this movie he played a patient suffering from short term memory loss.

He then set up a production company called Studio Green which distributed the movie in the Chennai district. Surya's 2006 release was N. Krishna's Sillunu Oru Kaadhal. He acted opposite his wife Jyothika Saravanan in the film. In 2007, Surya's solitary release was Vel.

In 2008, he appeared in Vaaranam Aayiram, which released on 14 November 2008. He won a Filmfare Award for Best Actor, a Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor, a Vijay Award for Best Actor which was presented to him by Kamal Hassan who acknowledged Surya's versatility as an actor, and a Filmfans Award for Best Actor and the film received the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil for 2008.[citation needed] He happened to gain lots of female fans after his appearence in this film. Surya's next film Ayan in 2009 was directed by K. V. Anand and released on 3 April 2009. Following Ayan, Surya starred in Aadhavan directed by K. S. Ravikumar which was released worldwide on 17 October 2009. His 25th film, Singam, directed by Harihas released and running successfuly. He will make his Bollywood debut in Rakta Charitra, which is being directed by Ram Gopal Varma and is scheduled for a 2010 release.

Philanthropy

In 2008, Surya began Agaram Foundation working to help children who drop out of school early in Tamil Nadu. With the Ministry of Education in Tamil Nadu, he created a short commercial video outlining child poverty, labour and lack of education, titled Herova? Zerova?. The film was written and produced by Surya and also starred Joseph Vijay, R. Madhavan and Jyothika. Collegecul

PERSONAL LIFE


He married actress Jyothika Saravanan on 11 September 2006. On August 10 2007, the couple's daughter Diya was born. He resides in Chennai with his family. On the 7 June 2010, Jyothika gave birth to their second child, a boy and Surya has decided to name him DHINA.



AWARDS

Filmfare Awards South

* Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor - Pithamagan (2003)
* Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Perazhagan (2004)
* Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

* Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor - Nandha (2002)
* Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actor - Ghajini (2005)
* Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actor - Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)

Vijay Awards

* Vijay Award for Icon of the Year (2007)[7]
* Vijay Award for Best Actor - Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)
* Vijay Award for Entertainer of the Year (2009) for Ayan/Aadhavan
* Vijay Award for Icon of the Year (2009) - special award for Social Services rendered through the charity Agaram Foundation

Other awards and recognition

* Kalaimamani Award (2004)
* Dinakaran Best New Face Actor in Nerukku Ner (1997)
* Filmfans Award for Best Actor 2008 for Vaaranam Aayiram
* South Scope Award for Style Icon of the Year 2009
* Amrita Mathrubhumi Award for Best Actor in Tamil - Ayan / Aadhavan (2009)

Nominations

* Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Nandha (2001)
* Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Kaakha Kaakha (2003)
* Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Ghajini (2005)
* ITFA Best Actor Award - Ghajini (2005)
* Vijay Award for Favourite Hero - Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)
* ITFA Best Actor Award - Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)
* Vijay Award for Best Actor - Ayan (2009)
* Vijay Award for Favourite Hero - Aadhavan (2009)

Filmography
Year - Film - Role - Language - Notes
1997 - Nerrukku Ner - Surya - Tamil
1998 - Kaadhale Nimmadhi Chandru Tamil
Sandhippoma Vishnu Tamil
1999 - Periyanna Surya Tamil
Poovellam Kettuppar Krishna Tamil
2000 - Uyirile Kalanthathu Surya Tamil
2001 - Friends Chandru Tamil
Nandha Nandha Tamil Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor
Dubbed in Telugu as Aakrosham
2002 - Unnai Ninaithu Surya Tamil
Shree Shree Tamil
Mounam Pesiyadhe Gautham Tamil Remade in Telugu as Aadu Anthe Adho Type
2003 - Kaakha Kaakha Anbuselvan Tamil Winner, ITFA Best Actor Award
Nominated, Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award<] Remade in Telugu as Gharshana Pithamagan Sakthi Tamil Winner, Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award (Tamil) Dubbed in Telugu as Sivaputrudu 2004 - Perazhagan Karthik, Chinna Tamil Winner, Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award Dubbed in Telugu as Sundarangudu Aayutha Ezhuthu Michael Vasanth Tamil Nominated, Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award Dubbed in Telugu as Yuva
2005 - Maayavi Balayya Tamil Dubbed in Telugu as Kidnap Ghajini Sanjay Ramasamy (Manohar) Tamil Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actor Nominated, Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award Dubbed in Telugu as Ghazini Aaru Aarumugam (Aaru) Tamil Dubbed in Telugu as Aaru June R Raja Tamil Cameo appearance
2006 - Sillunu Oru Kaadhal Gautham Tamil Dubbed in Telugu as Nuvvu Nenu Prema
2007 - Vel Vetrivel, Vasudevan Tamil Dubbed in Telugu as Deva
2008 - Kuselan Himself Tamil Cameo appearance Vaaranam Aayiram Krishnan, Surya Krishnan Tamil Winner, Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor Winner, Vijay Award for Best Actor Winner, Filmfans Award for Best Actor Nominated, Vijay Award for Favourite Hero Nominated, ITFA Best Actor Award Dubbed in Telugu as Surya S/O Krishnan
2009 - Ayan Devaraj Velusamy Tamil Winner, Vijay Award for Entertainer of the Year Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Actor Nominated, Vijay Award for Favourite Hero Dubbed in Telugu as Veedokkade Aadhavan Madhavan Subramaniyam (Aadhavan/Murugan) Tamil Winner, Vijay Award for Entertainer of the Year Dubbed in Telugu as Ghatikudu
2010 - Singam Durai Singam Tamil Dubbed in Telugu as Yamudu Rakta Charitra Maddalcheruvu Suri Hindi Telugu Tamil Post-production Avan Ivan Himself Tamil Filming Guest appearance
2011 - 7aam Arivu Tamil Hindi Telugu Filming
SURYA, JYOTHIKA REALLIFE PHOTOS

4 Comments:

jyothika said...

hello..
unna ella evanda nadikka kupta..?
modhala height aaitu apram vandhu nadi....... nee elle oru aalu unakkella anushka pair ah venuma unakke idhu jasthiya illa. idhu pathadhunu unaku fanz vera. Illa theriyama tha kekra un ta enne irukkunu surya surya nu alairanuga... boys ku thevayanadhe height adhuve un ta illa poda po veena tension aakadha poi vera vela irundha paru. ini edhavadhu padathula nee nadicha mavane thooku potu sethuruvom naangella .. poi thola bye.....

boo said...

hello..suriya va thitrathu ellam irukattum....motho neenga manners kathonga madam suriya va criticize pandra thaguthi irika ongalukku?
UNGALUKKU PUDIKKALENNA VERA YETHAVUTHU VELA PARUNGA..don't be a sadist..k love d world around u n live happily..ignore wot u dontlyk but dont criticise without knowin about sum1 k

anyway i dont hve any rights 2 advise u..am sorry if i said anythin wrong

boo said...

dont mind all des suriya darling..

i knw u r short bt dats nt ur fault..

ur a very talented,proffessional,hardworkin,n dedicatd actor...u r cute, handsum,i luv ur expressions, way of exxpressin ur thots n every tiny teeny feature of yours exept ur mass movies bt its k more than every thing u r reely good at heart n mind...u r a good boy darling..god bless u
take care of u n family...bye dis is bhavtarini ur wellwisher

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