Biography / trivia
# Jeeva’s birth name is Amar B. Choudry and his name is also spelt as Jiiva. He was born on 4th Jan 1984 in Chennai, India to R. B. Choudary and Mahjabeen. His father R. B. Choudary is a film producer in tamil film industry and his mother is a house wife.
# Jeeva married his childhood friend Supriya in 21st November 2007 and they have a son born on 14th Oct 2010.
# Jeeva entered films as a child artist in films produced by his father during 1990’s. His film debut in a lead role was in “Aasai Aasaiyai” in 2003. The movie was a box office failure but his performance was appreciated by film critics. His major initial hit came through “Raam” in 2005 and he won Best Actor Award for his performance.
# Apart from movies he involves in many social causes, he inaugurated soft ball cricket match intended to raise money for Cancer Institute – Larsen & Turbo. He helped to amass Rs.10 lakh from the match. Employees of 16 corporate houses and also Tamil TV artists participated in the match.
# He also participated in charity cricket match between Telugu and Tamil Film Industry, it was for NTR MGR Memorial Cup and held at Chepauk Stadium, Chennai. The proceeds of the match used for charities.
# He is an expert in martial arts, he learnt Kung fu for 3 years.
“Family is important than me than my career. I adore my family as a temple. I have a wife, who I have loved from my childhood. She is like my friend. She has completed MBA Graduation and yet settled down with family life. She is taking care of me and our child, supervising the restaurant and is accustomed to the way of living according to the wish of our parents… I have to be honest and truthful to such a sincere wife.”
“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.”
Filmography / all movies list
|5||2006||Keerthi Chakra||Major Ravi||Mohanlal,Gopika|
|10||2008||Thenavattu||Kathir||Poonam Bajwa,Ravi Kale|
|11||2009||Siva Manasula Sakthi||M. Rajesh||Anuya Bhagvath,Santhanam|
|12||2010||Kacheri Arambam||Thiraivannan||Poonam Bajwa,Chakravarthy|
|13||2011||Singam Puli||Sai Ramani||Divya Spandana,Santhanam|
|14||–||Ko||K V Anand||Karthika Nair,Ajmal Ameer|
|16||–||Vandhaan Vendraan||R. Kannan||Nandha,Taapsee Pannu|
|18||–||Neethaane EnPonvasantham||Gautham Menon||Samantha,Santhanam|
|20||–||David||Bejoy Nambiar||Vikram,Lara Dutta,Tabu|
|21||–||EndrendrumPunnagai||Mueenuddin Ahmed||Trisha Krishnan,Lisa Haydon|
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