Biography / trivia
# Surya has two younger siblings brother Karthi and sister Brindha Sivakumar.
# He did his schooling in Chennai. He completed his B.Com in Loyola College, Chennai.
# Suriya entered the film industry in 1997 with “Nerrukku Ner” alongside Vijay, the film was produced by Mani Ratnam, the movie did moderately well at box office.
# Despite born in filmy family his journey in the industry was hard. Initial successful movies like Nandha, Kaakha Kaakha, Pithamagan etc established him strongly in the industry.
# After being successful as an actor he ventured into film distribution with his own company “Studio Green” 2006. So far the company is producing and distributing films of Surya and Karthi.
# He founded a NGO “Agaram Foundation” in 2008 which helps the poor students financially for paying school fee, Uniform, books etc. Apart from that he even participated in “Save The Tigers” campaign. He worked for NGO “REACH” which serves TB patients.
# Suriya endorsed several products in Tamilnadu including TVS, Aircel, Sunfeast, Saravana Stores, Navaratna, Bharathi Cements, Nescafé, Close-Up, Zandu Balm etc.
“My marriage to Jo has been all that I expected and much more. Jo has been a wonderful wife. I have heard people complaining about life post marriage. But for me, life couldn’t be better. I think that ours is the picture perfect marriage.”
“The society has played a major role for what I am today. Every one of us owes to the society. Agaram is one of my small and wholehearted initiatives in fulfilling my social responsibility. It has been my father and many samaritans around me who have been a major source of inspiration to start Agaram Foundation.”
“I strongly believe that education is the only tool which can bring about change. It promotes civilization, and enables an individual to conquer challenges. Education is no more a want, but a basic necessity in life besides food, shelter, and clothing.”
Filmography / all movies list
|11||-||Mounam Pesiyadhe||Ameer Sultan||Trisha,Nandha|
|12||2003||Kaakha Kaakha||Gautham Menon||Jeevan,Jyothika|
|15||-||Aayutha Ezhuthu||Mani Ratnam||Madhavan,Siddharth|
|17||-||Ghajini||A. R. Murugadoss||Asin Thottumkal,Nayantara|
|19||-||June R||Revathy s Varmha||Jyothika,Kushboo|
|20||2006||Sillunu Oru Kaadhal||N. Krishna||Jyothika Saravanan|
|22||2008||Vaaranam Aayiram||Gautham Menon||Simran Bagga,Divya Spandana|
|24||-||Aadhavan||K. S. Ravikumar||Nayantara|
|25||2010||Singam||Hari||Anushka Shetty,Prakash Raj|
|26||-||Rakta Charitra||Ram Gopal Varma||Vivek Oberoi|
|27||2011||7aum Arivu||Murugadoss||Shruti Haasan,Johnny Tri Nguyen,Guinnes Pakru|
|29||-||Singam 2||Durai Singam||Surya and others|
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