Tamil Actor S.J. Surya Profile
D. O . B : 20 July 1968
Place of Birth : Vasudevanallur,Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation : Actor, film director, screenwriter, producer, music composer, singer.
Years active : 1988–present
Education : Education : BSc Physics from Loyola College, Chennai
Father : Samanasu Pandian
Mother : Anandham
Elder Sister : Selvi
Elder Brother : Victor
S. Justin Selvaraj is a well known film director, writer, actor, and producer in Kollywood, the Tamil film industry. His real name is Justin Selvaraj Samanasu Pandian, and he got screen name as a “S.J. Surya.” His first film was Nethiadi (1988), with Pandiarajan and Janagaraj playing the lead in Tamil; it was a huge blockbuster and remains his biggest hit to date. Suryah’s style of film making is unique, taking the viewer in to the plot itself with a fantastic narrative of the story
After a hiatus for nearly two years, he came up with another blockbuster, New in which Surya played the lead role as well as directing and producing the film. The film’s opening is considered to be one of the biggest in Tamil cinema in recent years, with over Rs.1.1 crore being collected on the first day at the box-office. The film’s music by his friend and noted composer A. R. Rahman had created waves in the audio market.
Sadly the movie was banned by the Madras High Court in August 2005, a year after it collected huge revenues in the box office. This vertasile actor is known for his outspoken attitude and broad outlook.
S.J Suryaah also appeared in the mini-screen as one of the judges on Vijay TV’s hit show Jodi Number One, where the participants are television stars.
S.J.Suryah was born in Vasudevanallur, Tirunelveli to Pandian and Anandham. He has an elder sister Selvi and an elder brother Victor. He studied BA Sociology at Loyola College, Chennai.