S. J. Surya is a South Indian film director, screenwriter, actor, music composer and producer who has worked in the Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi film industries. He sought to become an actor but ended up directing, assisting Vasanth and Sabapathy.In early life, he finished his degree in Loyola film college.
Surya made his debut directorial with Vaali Ajith film in 1999 whose success hurl him to stardom. After watching the successful film of Vaali, producer A. M. Rathnam offered to Surya an opportunity to make another film and thus Kushi, His other notable movies include New (2004), Anbe Aaruyire (2005) and Isai (2015). He made his acting debut with New and went on to act in films like Kalvanin Kadhali (2006), Vyabari (2007) and Thirumagan (2007) and has also worked as Antagonist in Spyder (2017) , Mersal (2017).
Suryah directorial with the multi-lingual, Khushi which was a huge money-spinner in Tamil and Telugu but did not fare too well in Hindi. The Telugu film titled as Kushi (2001), opened to positive reviews and went on to become the most successful Telugu film ever at release in June 2001.
Surya does a “good acting and succeeds” in his film career, His fourth venture in Tamil as a director was “Anbe Aaruyire” which was initially titled “Best Friend”. Though this movie wasn’t as big a hit as Vaali, Khushi and New, audience enjoyed the movie because of its masala.
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