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Suriya (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

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Bio
Real NameSaravanan Sivakumar
NicknameSurya
ProfessionActor and 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 2016)41 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 Debut: Nerrukku Ner (1997)
FamilyFather- Sivakumar (Actor)
Mother- Lakshmi Sivakumar
Suriya with his parents
Brother- Karthik Sivakumar a.k.a Karthi (Younger, Actor)
Suriya with his brother Karthi
Sister- Brindha Sivakumar
Suriya sister Brindha
ReligionHindu
HobbiesLong driving and camping
ControversiesIn May 2016, a complaint was filed against him as he was accused of attacking a boy (Prem Kumar) who was having a noisy argument with a woman on the road.
Suriya and Prem Kumar slap controversy
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodCurd rice & pickle, dosa and Thai food
Favourite ActorKamal Hassan and Rajinikanth
Favourite ActressTrisha
Favourite FilmIranian films
Favourite ColourBlack and white
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsJyothika (Actress)
WifeJyothika (Actress)
Suriya with his wife Jyothika
ChildrenDaughter- Diya
Son- Dev
Suriya with his children
Money Factor
Salary25-50 crores/film(INR)
Net Worth$25 million

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Suriya

  • Does Suriya smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Suriya drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • 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. Suriya as 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. Jyothika and Nagma
  • 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.
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