Saravanan Sivakumar, known as Suriya, is an Indian actor and producer. He has been included in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list six times. He married co-star Jyothika in 2006 and they have two children. His stage name Suriya was bestowed to him by Mani Ratnam.
About Suriya in brief
Saravanan Sivakumar, known as Suriya, is an Indian actor and producer. He is best known for his work in Tamil cinema. Suriya has been included in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list six times. He married co-star Jyothika in 2006 and they have two children. His stage name Suriya was bestowed to him by Mani Ratnam to avoid a clash of names with established actor Saravanan. He has two younger siblings, a brother Karthi and a sister Brindha. He worked at a garment exports factory for eight months to avoid nepotism. He was initially offered the lead role by Vasanth in his film Aasai, but he rejected the offer citing a lack of interest in an acting career. In 2013, Suriya founded the production house 2D Entertainment. He appeared on the Star Vijay game show Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi, the Tamil version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? He has also appeared in the films Kaadhale Nimmadhi, July Sandhippoma and Uyirile Kalanthathu. His next film is Vikraman’s Unnaiithu, about the life of a police officer who is very attached to his mother. The film opened to positive reviews from a critic from Rediffram Pesiyadheen. It was directed by Bala Menon and he received a Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor. He also starred with Vijayakanth in the film Periyanna, directed by S.
A. Chandrasekhar. In 2003, he starred in Gautham Menon’s KaakhaKaakha, a film about an ex-convict who is a very attached person. In 2008, he began Agaram Foundation, which funds for various philanthropic activities. He attended Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan School and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai, and obtained his under graduate degree B. Com from Loyola College, Chennai. The couple, after being together for several years, got married on 11 September 2006, They have two kids. He currently lives in Chennai with his wife and two children, and works as a television presenter in the state of Tamil, where he also has his own production company, 2D entertainment. He lives with his family in Chennai and has two children with his partner, JyOTHika. His wife and children are from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and he has a younger brother and a younger sister from Kerala, both of whom are also actors. He works as an actor and has appeared in several films, including the action-thriller Ayan and the romantic comedy Kaadhaleshwar. He starred in the science fiction films 7aum Arivu and 24. Suriya is the eldest child of Tamil film actor Svakumar and his younger brotherKarthi is also an actor.