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Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema

  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Better known by his stage name 'Suriya' Tamil actor, Saravanan Sivakumar has a career spanning over 15 years and many hits to his name and fame. A look at some of them.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Born in Chennai, the actor is the eldest of the three children in his family.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • The actor's younger brother Karthi, is also a popular Tamil actor.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Suriya has acted in 28 films in various genres as a lead actor till date and after making his debut in the acclaimed production 'Nerukku Ner' in the year 1997, he went on to feature in many successful films.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • His major break came in 'Nandha', which was directed by ace film maker Bala in 2001.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • In 2003, he starred in Gautham Menon's 'Kaakha Kaakha', a film about the life of a police officer. He was nominated as the best Tamil actor by the Filmfare Awards.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Suriya's portrayal of a happy-go-lucky village crook with a comic touch in Bala's 'Pithamagan' won him the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2003.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • In 2005, he played an aggressive boxer in 'Perazhagan' for which the actor was immensely appreciated.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • The noted actor also featured in psychological thriller 'Ghajini' in 2004 and was known for delivering an excellent performance.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • After several years of being engaged, the actor married actress Jyothika on September 11, 2006.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • In 2006, he acted with Jyothika and Bhumika Chawla in N Krishna's film 'Sillunu Oru Kaadhal'.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • In 2007, his only release was 'Vel', which was a huge commercial hit.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • The actor also collaborated with Gautham Menon for the award winning film 'Vaaranam Aayiram'.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Also in 2009, Suriya's first release was KV Anand's action-thriller 'Ayan', which went on to become the highest grossing Tamil film of the year.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Suriya's film 'Aadhavan' also achieved commercial success. His depiction of a hitman was praised by the critics.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • 'Singam' was Suriya's 25th release. He played a fearless police officer in it.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • The actor's Tamil flick 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' is in its post production phase.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • In January 2012, Suriya was named the official host of 'Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi', Tamil version of 'Who wants to be a millionaire?'.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Suriya is also the brand ambassador of many famous companies including TVS, Aircel and Sunfeast Biscuits.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • The actor will next be seen in 'Singam 2' in the role of Durai Singam.
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema
  • Profile: From a stage artist to an established Tamil star Suriya's journey in cinema