The charming Suriya entered movies in 1997 with the Vasanth directorial Nerrukku Ner. Since then, he has worked in 37 movies across his 22-year career. Suriya started out as a loverboy and eventually turned into one of the most followed action heroes in Tamil cinema. His stunning physique, powerful eyes, impeccable dialogue delivery and boy-next-door charm, made him one of the most popular actors in Kollywood. Actor Suriya is somebody who is known to have a sense of social awareness and often does his bit to help the society. Suriya and his family run the Agaram Foundation which helps in providing education for underprivileged children. Suriya turns a year older today and on this special day, the actor has decided to join Instagram. In his first Instagram post today, Suriya had mentioned - “Happy to be here and meet you all. Let's spread love and positivity!! #Staysafe #LoveUall.” 

Suriya had 2 releases in 2019 - NGK with director Selvaraghavan and Kaappaan with director KV Anand. Both these movies carried a lot of expectations but unfortunately did not set the Box Office on fire. Suriya had an eventful 2019 but is looking at brighter prospects for 2020 but the COVID-19 pandemic is delaying Suriya’s success story. The actor is now awaiting the release of his next movie - Soorarai Pottru. This movie, bankrolled jointly by Suriya's 2D Entertainment & Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment banners, is being directed by Sudha Kongara of Irudhi Suttru fame. There is a lot of buzz around Soorarai Pottru and the ensemble cast of this movie includes Paresh Rawal, Jackie Shroff, Urvashi, Karunas, Mohan Babu, Sampath Raj and a whole host of others. Niketh Bommireddy has taken care of the cinematography while Sathish Suriya is handling the editing. 

The teaser of Soorarai Pottru was released a couple of months back took the tinsel town by storm. The audiences are lapping up the teaser, songs and other promotional videos and waiting with bated breath for Soorarai Pottru's release. Today marks the birthday of actor Suriya and on this special occasion, the makers of Soorarai Pottru had released a 2 minute long song video from the film. Likewise, a character poster from his next film with Vetri Maaran was also released. Vetri Maaran’s film is produced by Thanu’s V Creations and has been titled Vaadivaasal. After completing Vaadivaasal, Suriya would is planning to complete the shooting of Aruvaa in a single schedule which would be directed by Hari. Composer D Imman is joining hands with Suriya and Hari for the first time. Suriya and Hari have worked together in Singam, Singam 2, Singam 3, Vel and Aaru.