|Date of birth||Jul 23, 1975|
|Debut film||nerukku ner|
Saravanan Sivakumar who changed his screen name as Suriya is an Indian actor, producer, and television presenter. He works for Tamil films before starting his career. he worked in a garment factory. He then got a chance to work in films as a lead actor for a Tamil film Aasai in 1990 then in 2001 he started a comic film with Siddique in a film Friends.
The major block buster film is Nandha directed by Bala. His next adventurous film is Unnai Ninailthu. Later in year 2003 he started work with Gautham Menon's for a movie called Kaakha Kaakha in the year 2004. he tried out for a new look in as he have done dual role in the movie called Perazhagan. after many successful film he got into the film which was dubbed into several languages the movie was Ghajini, which was directed by Murgadoss, in the late 2007
Suriya came up with Vaaranam Aayiram in 2009 after a gap of 7 months he came up with K.V.Anand's Ayan which went on to give him a highest success, his next movie was K.S.RaviKumar's action triller Aadhavan also received highest grossing point then Suriya was called as Hitman. Rakta Charitra's series by Ram Gopal Varma also gave him a hatric hit again.
Singam series directed by Hari also gave him a hit and made Anushka and Suriya a hit pair. In 2011 murgadoss directed a science fiction called 7aum Arium. Suriya is the brand ambassador of Pepsi, Sunfeast, Emani Navaratan, Nescafe in which he paired with his wife Jyothika, Close-up, Malabar Gold, Quikr, Complan, Intex. He have won many awards. He saved many poor children in foundation and donated couple of lakhs for Protection of Tigers and AIDS children and many more charity works.