Profile: Jiiva continues to rule Kollywood even after a decade

Movies | | March 19, 2013, 10:12 pm
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'Thithkudhe' released in 2003 was Jiiva's second film. The story revolved around two childhood friends who eventually fall in love. The film was directed by Brinda Sarathy.

'Thithkudhe' released in 2003 was Jiiva's second film. The story revolved around two childhood friends who eventually fall in love. The film was directed by Brinda Sarathy.

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The film 'Dishyum' released in 2006 featured Jiiva, Venkat Prabu, Nassar, and Sandhya. The film was a huge hit at the box office. Jiiva played the lead role in the film.

The film 'Dishyum' released in 2006 featured Jiiva, Venkat Prabu, Nassar, and Sandhya. The film was a huge hit at the box office. Jiiva played the lead role in the film.

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'Keertichakra' released in 2006 is a Malayalam film based on insurgency in India occupied Kashmir region. Jiiva and Mohanlal were seen together for the first time in this film.

'Keertichakra' released in 2006 is a Malayalam film based on insurgency in India occupied Kashmir region. Jiiva and Mohanlal were seen together for the first time in this film.

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Also the film 'E' of 2006 was a thriller directed by SP Jananathan who won the National Award for the film. The actor played the lead role in the film and his character was called E alias Easwaran.

Also the film 'E' of 2006 was a thriller directed by SP Jananathan who won the National Award for the film. The actor played the lead role in the film and his character was called E alias Easwaran.

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He made his debut in films with 'Aasai Aasaiyai' released in 2003. The film featured Jiiva and Sharmeelee in lead roles.

He made his debut in films with 'Aasai Aasaiyai' released in 2003. The film featured Jiiva and Sharmeelee in lead roles.

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The actor rose to fame with the film 'Raam' released in 2005. He was awarded as the Best actor at the Cyprus International film festival for this film.

The actor rose to fame with the film 'Raam' released in 2005. He was awarded as the Best actor at the Cyprus International film festival for this film.

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The film 'Pori' in 2007 was a box office hit. It featured Jiiva and Pooja in lead roles. Subramani Siva was the director of the film.

The film 'Pori' in 2007 was a box office hit. It featured Jiiva and Pooja in lead roles. Subramani Siva was the director of the film.

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It was also known as one of the best roles  in the actor's lifetime. Jiiva played a school teacher in the film 'Kattradhu Thamizh' in the year 2007. The film was crically acclaimed.

It was also known as one of the best roles in the actor's lifetime. Jiiva played a school teacher in the film 'Kattradhu Thamizh' in the year 2007. The film was crically acclaimed.

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Some say he is Kollywood's show stealer, some say he is every girl's dream and some lord this 30 year old as the evergreen super hero. Let us take a look at how Jiiva ruled the hearts of many for ten odd years.

Some say he is Kollywood's show stealer, some say he is every girl's dream and some lord this 30 year old as the evergreen super hero. Let us take a look at how Jiiva ruled the hearts of many for ten odd years.

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Son of known film producer R B Choudry, Jiiva was born on January 4, 1984.

Son of known film producer R B Choudry, Jiiva was born on January 4, 1984.

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The actor who predominantly appears in Tamil films has also featured in some Telugu and Malayalam roles too.

The actor who predominantly appears in Tamil films has also featured in some Telugu and Malayalam roles too.

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The name that is Kollywood's superstar today started his career as a child actor in his father's films in 1996.

The name that is Kollywood's superstar today started his career as a child actor in his father's films in 1996.

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After his roles in films like 'Aasai Aasaiyai', and 'Raam' the actor became known for his versatility, essaying distinctly different roles in various noted films.

After his roles in films like 'Aasai Aasaiyai', and 'Raam' the actor became known for his versatility, essaying distinctly different roles in various noted films.

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The actor was a judge on STAR Vijay's reality dance competition 'Jodi Number One' in its third season along with Sangeetha and Aishwarya Rajinikanth.

The actor was a judge on STAR Vijay's reality dance competition 'Jodi Number One' in its third season along with Sangeetha and Aishwarya Rajinikanth.

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However in 2011, the actor announced that he would start a film production company called Spiral Dreams with his brother Jithan Ramesh in order to promote new directors like his father.

However in 2011, the actor announced that he would start a film production company called Spiral Dreams with his brother Jithan Ramesh in order to promote new directors like his father.

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His recent Tamil action thriller directed by Bejoy Nambiar named 'David' earned him a lot of appreciation and good name.

His recent Tamil action thriller directed by Bejoy Nambiar named 'David' earned him a lot of appreciation and good name.

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The actor has also confirmed that he would be part of S P Jananathan's untitled forthcoming project in the year 2013.

The actor has also confirmed that he would be part of S P Jananathan's untitled forthcoming project in the year 2013.

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The actor is the youngest of four brothers. His eldest brother B Suresh is a co-producer in their home banner 'Super Good Films', while his second brother Jeevan is an entrepreneur in the steel industry. His third brother is Jithan Ramesh, an actor in the Tamil film industry.

The actor is the youngest of four brothers. His eldest brother B Suresh is a co-producer in their home banner 'Super Good Films', while his second brother Jeevan is an entrepreneur in the steel industry. His third brother is Jithan Ramesh, an actor in the Tamil film industry.

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In the year 2007, Jiiva married his childhood friend Supriya in New Delhi and now they have a son named Sparsha.

In the year 2007, Jiiva married his childhood friend Supriya in New Delhi and now they have a son named Sparsha.

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An aquarian by sunshine the actor who was born as Amar B Choudry is better known as 'Jiiva' in the film industry.

An aquarian by sunshine the actor who was born as Amar B Choudry is better known as 'Jiiva' in the film industry.