Actor Suriya Biography, Height, Weight, Wiki, Movie List

Age: 42 years


Saravanan Sivakumar is an Indian film actor, producer and television presenter. He is popularly known by his stage name Suriya. He predominantly works in Telugu cinema. He has received several accolades, including three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards South.

Suriya was born as Saravanan on 23 July 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India to Tamil film actor Sivakumar and Lakshmi. He has a younger brother named Karthi and a sister named Brindha Sivakumar. He was studid at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan School and St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. He got graduate degree (B.Com) from Loyola College, Chennai.

Suriya made his acting debut in 1997 with the movie Nerrukku Ner, directed by Vasanth, which was a commercially successful. In 2001 he acted in the superhit movie Nandha. He won his first filmfare award for best actor for this movie. Then Suriya had his first major commercial success with the thriller Kaakha Kaakha (2003). He made his Bollywood debut in Ram Gopal Varma's two-part political drama Rakta Charitra. He then acted many commercial successful movie such as Pithamagan, Perazhagan, Ghajini, Vaaranam Aayiram, Ayan, Singam, 7aum Arivu etc.
Suriya was the brand ambassador of various brands in several times. He is a good friend to popular Tamil film actor Joseph Vijay who was his classmate in college.

Suriya married actress Jyothika Saravanan on 11 September 2006 in a star-studded, traditional wedding ceremony at the Park Sheraton Hotel in Chennai. The couple is widely recognized as an extremely popular celebrity couple in South India. They have two children, a daughter named Diya (born 10 August 2007) and a son named Dev (born 7 June 2010).

Personal Profile

  • Full Name: Saravanan Sivakumar
  • Stage Name: Suriya
  • Date of birth: 23 July 1975
  • Birth place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Residence: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Education: Bachelor of Commerce (
  • Occupation: Film actor, producer, television host
  • Father Name: Sivakumar (Actor)
  • Mother Name: Lakshmi Sivakumar
  • Brother Name: Karthi
  • Sister Name: Brindha Sivakumar
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse(s): Jyothika (m. 2006)
  • Son Name: Dev Sivakumar
  • Daughter Name: Divya Sivakumar
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Ethnicity: Tamil
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Debut Movie: Nerrukku Ner (1997)
  • Salary: 25-50 crore per movie (INR)
  • Net Worth: $25 million

Physical Stats

  • Height in Feet: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Height in Centimeters: 170 cm
  • Height in Meters: 1.7 m
  • Weight in Kilograms: 72 kg
  • Weight in Pounds: 159 lbs
  • Body Measurements: 40-32-13 Inches
  • Chest Size: 40 Inches
  • Waist Size: 32 Inches
  • Biceps Size: 13 Inches
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Black

Movie List

2017Thaana Serndha Kootam, Si3
2015Massu Engira Masilamani
2013Singam II
20117aum Arivu
2010Rakta Charitra, Singam
2009Aadhavan, Ayan
2008Vaaranam Aayiram
2006Sillunu Oru Kaadhal
2005Aaru, Ghajini, Maayavi
2004Aaytha Ezhuthu, Perazhagan
2003Pithamagan, Kaakha Kaakha
2002Mounam Pesiyadhe, Shree, Unnai Ninaithu
2001Nandha, Friends
2000Uyirile Kalanthathu
1999Poovellam Kettuppar, Periyanna
1998Sandhippoma, Kaadhale Nimmadhi
1997Nerrukku Ner

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