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Happy Birthday Suriya: From Ghajini to Soorarai Pottru-here’s a look at some of the best films of the superstar

Suriya Sivakumar, popularly known as Suriya has given many hits in his career span. Give him any role or character and Suriya will never disappoint his fans. He started his career with Nerrukku Ner that released in 1997. Today, Suriya is one of the most popular stars in the Tamil film industry and enjoys a huge fan base all across India. Also, Suriya is very much loved by his industry colleagues and fans for his humble nature. He has given many hits in his acting career. Suriya is the recipient of three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, four Filmfare Awards South, two Edison Awards, a Cinema Express Award, a CineMAA Award and a Vijay Award.

Today, the Soorarai Pottru star has turned 46 and on his special day, let’s have a look at some of the best performances of his career.

Top 5 Best Films Of Suriya

Nandha (2001)


Written and directed by Bala, Nandha starred Suriya and Laila in the leading roles. The story revolved around a son (Suriya) who returns after serving his term for killing his father to save his mother. But his mother does not forgive him. It is Suriya’s one of the top-notch performances and he won the Best Actor award at the 2001 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.

Ghajini (2005)


Ghajini is one of the best movies of Suriya where he gave a mind-blowing performance. This A R Murugadoss’ film revolved around the traumatic past of a business tycoon played by Suriya suffering from Anterograde amnesia. He was a total package in this cult movie. The movie also starred Asin, Nayanthara and Pradeep Rawat.

Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)

Vaaranam Aayiram

Vaaranam Aayiram is a romantic flick that starred Suriya and Sameera Reddy. The movie was directed by Gautham Menon. The movie is about an NSG official (Suriya) who comes to know about his father’s demise while on a mission. Suriya played the double roles of father and son and he delivered a riveting performance for which he was lauded.

Singam (2010)


Suriya’s Singam is one of his best action dramas. He played a fearless cop and his brilliant performance was raved by the critics and audiences. From its dialogues to romance to Suriya’s performance, everything made the movie a blockbuster. He also appeared in the sequels– Singam 2 and Singam 3 and these two also became hits.

Soorarai Pottru (2020)

Soorarai Pottru

Soorarai Pottru released on Amazon Prime Video. The Sudha Kongara’s directorial received an overwhelming response from critics and audiences and Suriya was raved for his performance. It had also entered the Oscars race in the categories of Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Score. But it failed to be in the final list of Oscar nominations. It is based on the biography of Capt Gopinath, founder of the low-cost airline, Air Deccan.

Suriya has an interesting lineup of movies in his kitty. He will be seen in Etharkkum Thunindhavan that is his 40th film, he also has a web series Navarasa and Suriya 39.

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