This Superstar worked in a garment factory before Action: Coming into the Indian film industry and becoming a big star is not easy for everyone as we see on screen. Today we will tell you about the struggle of a superstar, who is one of the most expensive actors in the country. He has even been included in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list not once or twice but 6 times. The actor has won the most 2 National and 6 South Filmfare awards compared to the three Khans. Know who the actor is..
Actually, the name of the actor we are talking about here is Saravanan Shivakumar but he is popularly known as Surya. Surya, born on 23 July 1975, is one of the leading actors of Indian cinema. Let us tell you that Surya is a star of Tamil cinema and one of the highest paid actors in India. She inherited acting as she is the daughter of Tamil film star Shivakumar. He is not only an actor but also a producer and distributor.
Surya started his acting career in 1997 in Mani Ratnam’s film and so far he has done 42 films in his career. Do you know that before becoming an actor, Surya worked in a textile factory for a few months but he never told anyone about his famous father. It is said that Surya worked in a textile factory for a few months by hiding his identity but eventually his employer came to know the truth.
Surya started acting at the age of 22 with Nerukku Ner (1997). However, his breakthrough came with Nanda in 2001 and his first major commercial success was Kaakha Kaakha in 2003. The name Surya was given to the actor by Mani Ratnam as he did not want his name to clash with the actor. named Saravanan.
In the 90s, Surya gave many hit films and became a big star in South cinema. Surya has worked in many leaked films in his career. Apart from the ‘Singham’ series, films like ‘Ghajini’ and Ayutha Ezhuthu proved to be milestones in Surya’s career. Hindi remakes of some of them also came and proved to be blockbusters.
Suriya is married to actress Jyothika and the couple worked together in 6 films, the first of which was Poovellam Kettuppar (1999). The couple got married on 11 September 2006 and have two children, a daughter and a son. Surya is considered as one of the richest actors in India. The actor won two National Film Awards and 6 South Filmfare Awards for his acting. The actor has a net worth of Rs 186 crore.