Happy Birthday Suriya: Five must know facts of Thaana Serndha Koottam star

It’s worth noting that Ratnam had named many of his memorable characters Suriya in his films. Suriya is among a very few actors in the south Indian film industry who constantly pushes boundaries of storytelling and acting. 3) Suriya was born in 1975 as Saravanan Sivakumar. Watch videoVignesh Shivan shares Suriya’s look from TSK, requests fans to stop trolling him. Jyothika took a professional sabbatical after the marriage. 5) Suriya married his co-star of seven films Jyothika in 2006 after several years of courtship. If you consider yourself a fan of Suriya, these are the five lesser known facts you must be aware of about the star actor. 2017-07-23T14:15:44+00:00″>
Updated: July 23, 2017 2:15 pm

Suriya celebrates his 42nd birthday today

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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Sample this: before entering the showbiz with Nerukku Ner in 1997, he worked at a garment factory for six months without telling anyone about his celebrity family background. The crime thriller later fell in the hands of Thala Ajith, and became one of the major hits during the early days of his career. Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam rechristened the actor Suriya, so the audience doesn’t confuse him for another actor Saravanan. The film, which was directed by Bala, garnered both commercial and critical success for the actor. The much-needed break for his struggling acting career came in 2001 with Nanda. While he indulges the audience with mass commercial entertainers by working on Singam series, he also does films like Pithamagan to satisfy the actor in him. Now, that’s a great example of humanity, self-respect, and self-confidence. They are also among the favourite couples in Kollywood, who are also the living example of “match made in heaven.” The couple has a daughter named Diya and a son named Dev. However, Suriya turned down the offer apparently because he was not interested in acting back then. Nerukku Ner, actor Suriya’s debut film was produced by Ratnam. But, as director Vignesh Shivan pointed out in his tweet while releasing the first look poster of Thaana Serndha Koottam, Suriya still looks like a 25-year-old. He was ridiculed for not being able to act and dance like his peers during early days of his career. Suriya has been proactively involved in helping Jyothika select her movies, ever since she made a solid comeback with 2015 film, 36 Vayadhinile, a remake of Malayalam hit film How Old Are You. 4) Coming from a celebrity family, Suriya may have received his first film without going through a lot of struggle but establishing himself as one of the leading actors was not an easy task. He did not wish to inspire any special attention or treatment from his colleagues because he is a son of a popular actor. He has, indeed, bribed the gods of ageing. 1) Suriya is against nepotism.