Suriya Turns 40 Today – Some Interesting Facts About The Actor!
Suriya of Singham fame is celebrating his birthday today (23rd July). The renowned Tamil actor has multiple talents and has established himself well in the industry. Though he is the son of renowned actor Sivakumar, he has developed his own style and earned recognition of his own. Here are some interesting quick facts about the actor.
This actor, who comes with acting background, had rejected the first offer as he was never keen on taking up a career in acting. He also tried his hands in Garment industry where he worked for a few months. Suriya, who later took to acting had a long struggle before he could see success in his movie ‘Nandha’. The actor himself feels that he was not well equipped with the requirements an acting career demands and hence had many failures initially.
Suriya is a popular model who is the brand ambassador for many popular products like Pepsi, Aircel, Sunfeast and so on. His modelling career was recognized with Edison Award for the best male endorser during the year 2013. Do you know that Nescafe and Aircel have features Suriya and his actress wife Jyothika together?
An actor with a heart, Suriya is the founder of Agaram Foundation which tries to rehabilitate school drop outs in Tamil Nadu. The foundation also helps deserving students to get higher education specially those coming from village background. Many children who could not afford education have been benefitted by this. He is also active in Save Tiger campaign. The actor is also involved in dealing with Tuberculosis patients and providing them free medicine.
Suriya has also worked in Bollywood and the one that needs to be mentioned is his role in Ram Gopal Varma’s Rakta Charita. He was nominated for Screen award – Best Promising actor – Male. Suriya has given his voice for the movie ‘Guru’ starring Abhishek Bacchan.
36 Vayadhinile, which was the comeback movie for his wife Jyothika was produced by Suriya. His production company is named 2D Entertainment. Suriya has rendered his voice for the song ‘Ek Do Teen’ for the movie Anjaan. He has also rendered voice for dialogues coming between the songs in the movies Varanam Aayiram and Perazhagan.
Suriya, the actor with a heart and sympathy is turning 40 today. ‘Happy Birthday Suriya’. The industry expects many more achievements from you not only in acting but also in other social issues.