Quick Facts About Tamil Actor Surya
Tamil Actor Surya, a handsome twinkling star of Tamil Film Industry needs no introduction who is one of the most versatile artists born on 23rd July 1975. Cinema ran in is blood as he is the son of great Tamil Actor Sivakumar but managed to stand on his own feet by his sheer hardwork and dedication and has occupied a special place in Tamil Film Industry.
Original Name: Saravanan Sivakumar
Date of Birth of Surya: 23rd July, 1975
Birth Place of Surya: Chennai
Mother Tongue of Surya: Tamil
Zodiac Sign of Surya: Leo
E-mail of Surya: firstname.lastname@example.org
Surya's favourite food: Curd Rice, Dosa.
Surya's favourite hobby: Camping out, Driving a car
Family Details of Tamil Actor Surya
Father Name of Surya: Sivakumar
Mother Name of Surya: Lakshmi
Siblings of Surya: Younger brother Karthik, Younger Sister Brindha.
Spouse Name of Surya: Jyothika
Children of Surya: Daughter Diya, Son Dev.
Educational Background of Tamil Actor Surya
Surya did his schooling at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan at Coimbatore and St.Bede's School in Chennai. Then he did his graduation in B.com from Loyola College one of prestigious institutions in Chennai.
Tamil Actor Surya's Entry into the Film Industry
No one in his family thought that Surya would become professional actor as he had not that much interest, when he was young. Actually he had interest in the export garment business and he even studied for that and he worked in a firm for about two years. He entered the film industry in 1997 throgh Director Vasanth and Producer Manirathnam who met him at an occasion and called him for a photo shoot and this paves way to his entry into the Tamil Film Industry.
Actor Surya performed as one of the heroes in "Nerukku Ner" which was his first entry. In 2001 he starred in the film 'Friends' paired up with Tamil Actor Vijay directed by Siddique. He has got a major break, through the film 'Nanda' directed by Bala for which he received a Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor. He starred in several noted films thereafter which has gained him name and fame.
The Tamil Film 'Kaakha Kaakha' released during 2003 directed by Gautham Menon and the great film 'Ghajini' released in the year 2005 was yet another blockbuster for Actor Surya. Afterwards Surya and Jyothika played a lead role in 'Sillunu Oru Kadahal' a romantic film directed by Gowtham's assistant Krishna which was just released before Surya and Jyothika's marriage. His film 'Vaaranam Aayiram' in 2008 have won several awards and the film Ayan in 2009 was again a big hit for Surya which was directed by K.V. Anand. The Tamil Film 'Singam' is his 25th film directed by Hari. Surya's latest film 'Raktha Charithra' by RamGopal Varma, the tamil version of the film is said to be sold for a price of Rs. 4.5 crores. Surya plays a guest role in Bala's Tamil Film 'Avan Ivan'. Now Actor Surya is currently working on the film '7aam Arivu' by Director A.R. Murugadoss, where Surya playing the role of a Circus Artiste.
Achievements by Tamil Actor Surya
Filmfare Awards Won by Tamil Actor Surya
Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor - Pithamagan - 2003
Filmfare Awards for Best Actor - Perazhangan - 2004
Filmfare Awards for Best Actor - Vaaranam Aayiram - 2008
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards won by Actor Surya
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for Best Actor - Nandha - 2002
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for Best Actor - Ghajini - 2005
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for Best Actor - Vaaranam Aayiram - 2008
Vijay Awards won by Actor Surya
Icon of the year - Rendered through the charity Agaram Foundation - 2007
Best Actor - Vaaranam Aayiram - 2008
Entertainer of the year - Ayan/Aadhavan - 2009
Icon of the year - Through the Charity Agaram Foundation - 2009
Other Awards by Actor Surya
* Surya got 'Dinakaran Award' for Best New Face Actor for the fim Nerukku Ner in the year 1997.
* In the year 2003 he got ITFA award for Best Actor for the film Kaakha Kaakha
* He was bestowed with Kalaimamani Award in the year 2004.
* Vaaranam Aayiram film during 2008 has entitled Surya as the Best Actor by Filmfans Award.
* South Scope Award was bestowed on Surya as Style Icon of the Year - 2009.
Filmography of Tamil Actor Surya
* Nerrukku Ner - 1997
* Kaadhale Nimmadhi - 1998
* Sandhippoma - 1998
* Periyanna - 1999
* Poovellam Kettuppar - 1999
* Uyirile Kalanthathu - 2000
* Friends - 2001
* Nandha - 2001
* Unnai Ninaithu - 2002
* Shree - 2002
* Mounam Pesiyadhe - 2002
* Kaakha Kaakha - 2003
* Pithamagan - 2003
* Perazhagan - 2004
* Aayutha Ezhuthu - 2004
* Ghajini - 2005
* Aaru - 2005
* Sillunu Oru Kadhal - 2006
* Vel - 2007
* Vaaranam Aayiram - 2008
* Ayan - 2009
* Aadhavan - 2009
* Singam - 2010
* Rakta Charitra - 2010
* Avan Ivan - 2010
* 7aa Arivu - 2011
Throughout his career in film industry Actor Surya has established himself as a successful character actor and has got a very good name in the film industry with all types of romantic and action movies and hence he is regarded as one of the most versatile actor in Kollywood Industry.
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