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Father: R. B. Choudary
Age: 37 Years
Wife: Supriya

Jiiva

Bio/Wiki
Birth NameAmar Choudary [1]Book My Show
Full nameAmar B. Choudary [2]Facebook- Jiiva
Other nameJeeva [3]Rediff
NicknameJ’amar [4]Facebook- Jiiva
Profession(s)Actor, Film Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown
Career
DebutFilm (Tamil; As a child actor): Cheran Pandiyan (1991)
Cheran Pandiyan poster
Film (Tamil; As a lead actor): Aasai Aasaiyai (2003) as 'Vinod'
Jiiva in Aasai Aasaiyai
Film (Malayalam): Keerthi Chakra (2006) as Havildar Jaikumar
Jiiva in Keerthi Chakra
TV (Tamil): Jodi Number One: Season 3 (2008)
Jodi Number One: Season 3
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Asianet Best Star Pair Award for the film ‘Keerthi Chakra’ (2006)
• Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor for the film ‘Neethaane En Ponvasantham’ (2012)
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 January 1984 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2021)37 Years
BirthplaceMadras (now, Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolAdarsh Senior Secondary School, T Nagar, Chennai
Educational QualificationA course in Multimedia Graphics [5]Weebly.com
EthnicityJiiva is Tamilian from his mother’s side and Rajasthani from his father’s side [6]Sify.com
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date21 November 2007
Family
Wife/SpouseSupriya (interior designer)
Jiiva with his wife
ChildrenSon- Sparsha Choudary
Jiiva with his wife and son
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- R. B. Choudary (Indian film producer)
Mother- Mahjabeen
Jiiva's parents
SiblingsBrother(s)- Suresh Choudary (co-producer at Super Good Films), Jeevan Choudary (entrepreneur), Jithan Ramesh Choudary (actor & producer)
Jiiva with his brothers
Sister- None
Favourites
FoodBurger, Pizza
ActorSylvester Stallone
Actress(es)Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Sridevi
Sport(s)Badminton, Cricket
Badminton PlayerP. V. Sindhu
CricketerMS Dhoni
Colour(s)Black, White
Travel DestinationAustralia
BookPeoplewatching by Desmond Morris
Film(s)Philadelphia (1993), Alaipayuthey (2000), Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Singer(s)Kumar Sanu, Uthara Unnikrishnan
Music Director(s)A. R. Rahman, Harris Jayaraj
Music Band(s)Def Leppard, Metallica, The Scorpions
Film Director(s)James Cameron, Mel Gibson, Ashutosh Gowariker, Farhan Akhtar, Mani Ratnam, Vikraman, S. Shankar
Car Brand(s)Audi, BMW
Wrist Watch Brand(s)Breitling, Tag Heuer, Pierre Cardin
Style Quotient
Car CollectionChevrolet Captiva, Ford Endeavour
Jiiva with his car
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 2-3 crore for a film (as of 2019) [7]FilmiBeat

jiivaSome Lesser Known Facts About Jiiva

  • Jiiva is an Indian actor and film producer who mostly works in the Tamil film industry.
  • His father owns the production company ‘Super Good Films’ and has launched many popular directors and actors through his company.
  • He grew up in a well-to-do family in Chennai.

    Jiiva's childhood picture

    Jiiva’s childhood picture

  • He had a deep interest in music since childhood. As a child, Jiiva loved listening to rock and heavy metal music.
  • When Jiiva was just seven years old, he was cast in the Tamil film ‘Cheran Pandiyan’ as a child actor.
  • In 2003, he starred in the Tamil film ‘Aasai Aasaiyai’ (produced under his father’s banner Super Good Films) in which he played the role of Vinod.
  • In the same year, he bagged the Tamil film ‘Thithikudhe.’

    Jiiva in Thithikudhe

    Jiiva in Thithikudhe

  • He rose to prominence by playing the role of Ramakrishnan ‘Ram’ in the Tamil film ‘Raam’ (2005).

    Jiiva in Raam

    Jiiva in Raam

  • Subsequently, he appeared in many popular Tamil films like ‘Siva Manasula Sakthi’ (2009), ‘Ko’ (2011), ‘Endrendrum Punnagai’ (2013), ‘Pokkiri Raja’ (2016), and ‘Gypsy’ (2020).

    Jiiva in Gypsy

    Jiiva in Gypsy

  • In 2021, Jiiva played the role of the former Indian cricketer Kris Srikkanth in the Hindi biographical sports film ’83.’

    Jiiva as Krishnamachari Srikkanth in 83

    Jiiva as Krishnamachari Srikkanth in 83

  • In an interview, Jiiva revealed that he was not so fluent in the Hindi language. He said,

    I speak accented Hindi. I’m more happy speaking Tamil. I’ve only done a Malayalam film (Keerthi Chakra in 2006) because my character spoke Tamil. Even 83, I accepted because I had the liberty of speaking Tamil.”

  • Whenever free, Jiiva likes listening to music, watching films, and playing cricket.
  • He is a trained Chinese martial artist (specialising in Kung Fu).
  • In an interview, Jiiva shared that he loved the work of Aamir Khan Productions. He further said that he wanted to work (as a producer) on films like Bhoot (2003), Apocalypto (2006), Paranormal activity (2007), Subramaniapuram (2008), Pasanga (2009), and Peepli Live (2010).
  • He is good friends with the Tamil actors Arya, Jayam Ravi, Vikranth, Poonam, and Shriya.
  • He is fond of cars and wristwatches.
  • During an interview, Jiiva was asked if he was gadget-savvy. He replied,

    I am more of an Apple freak. I have everything that Apple has brought out. I cannot imagine my life without my iPod, iPhone and now, iPad. My iMac has all my favourite movies loaded so that I can watch them wherever I am. I suppose that would make me a hardcore iFan. Steve Jobs is my idol.”

  • Jiiva is very particular about his fitness and visits the gym daily.

    Jiiva inside a gym

    Jiiva inside a gym

  • He is often spotted consuming alcohol with his friends.

    Jiiva enjoying beer with his friends

    Jiiva enjoying beer with his friends