Indian film director, screenwriter, actor and music composer is known for his work in Tamil Cinema. He has also worked in Telugu and Hindi film industries. Initially wanting to become an actor he had joined the Tamil film industry as an assistant director to Vasanth and Sabapathy.
Surya made his directorial debut with the psychological thriller Vaali in 1999 whose success catapulted him to stardom. Known for his offbeat film-making, Suryah is also known for films like Kushi, New, Anbe Aaruyire and Isai. Over the years he started to take up acting and made his acting debut with New and went on to act in films like Kalvanin Kadhali, Vyabari and received appreciation for his performance in the blockbuster 2016 film 'Iraivi'.
Born on: 20 July, 1968
Born in: Sankarankovil, Tamil Nadu India