Must watch: Best 7 movies of Tamil star Suriya

Saravanan Sivakumar, known by his stage name, Suriya, is an Indian actor, producer and television presenter, known for his work in Tamil cinema. He is very famous for his Tamil movies and has a great fan following. He was born on 23 July 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. After his debut in Nerukku Ner (1997), Suriya landed his decisive role in Nandha (2001), then had his first major commercial success with the thriller Kaakha Kaakha (2003). Following award-winning performances by a crook at Pithamagan (2003) and a hunchback at Perazhagan (2004), Suriya played the role of a patient with anterograde amnesia in the 2005 blockbuster Ghajini. He won three Tamil Nadu Film Award and four Filmfare Awards South.

Here is the list of top movies of Suriya.

1. Ghajini
Suriya had two different looks in the film and the actor aced in the diametrically opposite shades. The film was a huge blockbuster upon the release and even the dubbed version scored big in Telugu. With Ghajini, Suriya became one of the bankable stars in Tamil cinema who also got a big Telugu market.

2. 24
24 is a Tamil family entertainer film written and directed by Vikram Kumar. The film features Suriya and Samantha in the lead roles. ‘24’ is the story of a watch, with which the owner can travel to the past and future and control the time. Sethuraman (Suriya) is a brilliant scientist who creates a watch that could manipulate time. He calls it Project 24. However, his twin brother Athreya (Suriya, again), a dreaded don, wants the watch for himself, and therefore attacks his brother, killing his wife in the process.

3. Singam
Suriya’s transformation as a commercial hero was complete when he starred in this Cop flick directed by Hari. Playing the titular role Suriya is a bundle of energy throughout the film and is the heart and soul of the movie.

4. Nandha
While Suriya only played a second fiddle and soft characters in his initial set of films, Bala showcased the raw and rustic side of the actor with Nandha. Suriya played a youngster who gets released from a borstal and tries to cope up with the society with the guidance of his Godfather. This film helped Suriya to grab the attention of leading filmmakers that he can pull off any character.

5. Ayan
Hitherto known for playing closer to life and realistic characters, ‘Ayan’ helped Suriya come out of the stereotype and established himself as a commercial star.

6. Mounam Pesiyathe
Mounam Pesiyathe was quite unique and Suriya’s characterization was certainly a never seen before role. In the film, Suriya played a happy-go-lucky youngster who is cynical about love and even trolls’ folks who fall in love and glorify romance.

7. Aaytha Ezhuthu
‘Aaytha Ezhutu’ refers to the last letter of the Tamil alphabet which consists of 3 dots. These three dots symbolize the three main characters around which the story revolves.

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