|Birth Name||Amar Choudary Book My Show|
|Full name||Amar B. Choudary Facebook- Jiiva|
|Other name||Jeeva Rediff|
|Nickname||J’amar 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”
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|Debut||Film (Tamil; As a child actor): Cheran Pandiyan (1991)
Film (Tamil; As a lead actor): Aasai Aasaiyai (2003) as 'Vinod'
Film (Malayalam): Keerthi Chakra (2006) as Havildar Jaikumar
TV (Tamil): Jodi Number One: Season 3 (2008)
|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)
|Date of Birth||4 January 1984 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as of 2021)||37 Years|
|Birthplace||Madras (now, Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|School||Adarsh Senior Secondary School, T Nagar, Chennai|
|Educational Qualification||A course in Multimedia Graphics Weebly.com|
|Ethnicity||Jiiva is Tamilian from his mother’s side and Rajasthani from his father’s side Sify.com|
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||21 November 2007|
|Wife/Spouse||Supriya (interior designer)
|Children||Son- Sparsha Choudary
|Parents||Father- R. B. Choudary (Indian film producer)
|Siblings||Brother(s)- Suresh Choudary (co-producer at Super Good Films), Jeevan Choudary (entrepreneur), Jithan Ramesh Choudary (actor & producer)
|Actress(es)||Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Sridevi|
|Badminton Player||P. V. Sindhu|
|Book||Peoplewatching 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|
|Car Collection||Chevrolet Captiva, Ford Endeavour
|Salary (approx.)||Rs. 2-3 crore for a film (as of 2019) FilmiBeat|
- 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.
- 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.’
- He rose to prominence by playing the role of Ramakrishnan ‘Ram’ in the Tamil film ‘Raam’ (2005).
- Subsequently, he appeared in many popular Tamil films like ‘Siva Manasula Sakthi’ (2009), ‘Ko’ (2011), ‘Endrendrum Punnagai’ (2013), ‘Pokkiri Raja’ (2016), and ‘Gypsy’ (2020).
- In 2021, Jiiva played the role of the former Indian cricketer Kris Srikkanth in the Hindi biographical sports film ’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 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.
- He is often spotted consuming alcohol with his friends.