Suriya (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More
Bio Real NameSaravanan Sivakumar NicknameSurya ProfessionActor, Producer Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 170 cm in meters- 1.70 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 7” Weightin Kilograms- 72 kg in Pounds- 159 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches - Waist: 32 Inches - Biceps: 13 Inches Eye ColourBrown Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth23 July 1975 Age (as in 2017)42 Years Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer NationalityIndian HometownCoimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India SchoolThe PSBB Millennium School, Coimbatore St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai CollegeLoyola College, Chennai Educational QualificationsBachelor of Commerce DebutFilm: Nerrukku Ner (1997) FamilyFather- Sivakumar (Actor) Mother- Lakshmi Sivakumar
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Surya belongs to a filmy background as his father, brother and wife are all actors.
Director Mani Ratnam gave him the name Suriya, to avoid any confusion of names with the actor, Saravanan.
When he passed his 10th standard, he got an offer from a director, but he wasn’t confident about his looks and height, and instead went on to complete his graduation in Commerce.
He started his career as a merchandizing manager in a garment factory and worked there for 3 years.
His first salary was 1000 (INR), from which he gifted his mother a saree.
His role as Nandha in the film Nandha was the breakthrough role in his acting career which earned him a Film Award for the Best Actor.
Ajay Devgan‘s Singham film was the Hindi remake of his 2010 Tamil hit film Singam.
He along with his wife Jyothika is the founder of Agaram Foundation which helps out school drop out children to rehabilitate.
Actress and politician Nagma is the half-sister of his wife Jyothika.
His dream is to direct a film and loves to spend time in recording, story discussions and editing to groom himself.
He has donated his body parts after his life.