"SARAVANAN SURYA SIVAKUMAR " well known as "SURYA" is a tamil film acter. Surya was born to sivakumar and lakshmi on july 23, 1975. He starred in many tamil films. Nandha(2001), Kaakha Kaakha(2003), Pithamagan(2004), Perazhagan(2005), Ghajini(2005), Vaaranam Aayiram(2008), Ayan(2009) were his master pieces. As of 2009 he has won three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards.He became a film distributor after opening Studio Green, which distributed several of his earlier films.
He married actress Jyothika in 2006. In 2008, he began Agaram foundation, which funds for preventing early childhood drop-outs. Surya's film Ayan was a big hit. He played a role of a smuggler. He paired with actress Tamanna Bhatia and this is his biggest hit till date. The film was declared as the only blockbuster of the year 2009. His 25th film was Singam(2010) and became a grand box office success and played the role of the police officer for second time.