Biography / Biodata
|Real name||Amar Choudary|
|Date of Birth||January 4, 1984|
|Birth Place||chennai, Tamilnadu, India|
|Jeeva Height||5′ 11″|
|Brother||Suresh, Jeevan and Ramesh|
|Schoool Days||Adarsh Senior Secondary School, Chennai|
|Languages known||Tamil, Hindi, English|
|Hobbies||Listening to music,watching films,playing cricket,playing computer games|
|Favourite directors||Mani Rathnam,Vikraman,Shankar|
|Favourite colours||Black and White|
|Favourite food||South Indian Dishes, Anything cooked by my Mom, burgers, pizzas|
|Favourite sports||Badminton, Cricket|
|First movie||Aasai Aasaiyai|
Tamil Actor Jeeva trivia
# Jeeva had a hairbreadth escape from death during the shooting of his film ‘E’. (16.03.06)
# Jeeva’s blockbuster movie “Raam” was one of the highest grossing movies of the year. It was screened at Indian Panorama and at the Cyprus International Film Festival(CIFF), where it won two awards – the Best Actor award for Jeeva and the Best Musical Score Award for its Music director Yuvan Shankar Raja. It was the first ever acting award Jeeva received.
# The only other Tamil actor who received an international award was Sivaji Ganesan in 1960, for the film, Veerapandiya Kattabomman.
# His real name is Amar Choudary.
# He is the son of noted Indian film producer, R B Choudary.
# The actor Jeeva entered the films as a child artist through his father’s film productions.
# The tamil actorJeeva is probably the only young actor in the Tamil film industry, who is far from ugly rumours.
Tamil Actor Jeeva quotes
# “I had learnt kung fu for three years and, for this film, my director asked me to learn gymnastics. I trained for a few months. He said gymnastics would help me perform the stunts well. I risked my life for Dishyum” [About film Dishyum ]
# “I was really privileged to attend the Cancer Institute – Larsen & Turbo fundraiser cricket match held at YMCA in Nandanam on Saturday. Every run scored by the players in the match was contributing to the cause by helping to save a life. We helped the Cancer Institute amass upto Rs.10 lakh from the match.”
# “You will be glad to know that I participated in the charity cricket match between Telugu and Tamil Film Industry, a day and night match, NTR MGR Memorial match, at Chepauk Stadium, Chennai on 4th February. The proceeds of this charity NTR MGR Memorial cup will be used for various charities set up to support the families of film technicians.”
# “Acting was never on my agenda. I wanted to do a course in special effects and work on those lines. I even got admission to the Vancouver Film School after completing courses in web designing, multimedia, etc in India. That was when my father was planning the fiftieth film of ‘Super Good Films’. When the director offered me the lead role in Aasai Aasaiyai, I accepted.”