Jiiva is an Indian film actor and producer who works mainly in Tamil cinema as well as few films in Malayalam and Hindi. He began his career as a child actor in films produced by his father. Jiiva is the only Tamil actor to have been awarded at the Cyprus International Film Festival for his performance in the film Raam.
Amar B. Choudary
Actor, Film Producer, Philanthropist
Birthday / Date of Birth
Jiiva was born on the 4th of January 1984, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
He’s currently 36 years old.
Jiiva studied at Adarsh Senior Secondary School, T Nagar, Chennai.
- Father – R. B. Choudary (Film Producer)
- Mother – Mahjabeen
- Siblings – Suresh Choudary (Older Brother) (Co-Producer), Jeevan Choudary (Older Brother) (Entrepreneur), Jithan Ramesh Choudary (Older Brother) (Film Actor, Producer)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jiiva has dated –
- Supriya (2007-Present) – In 2007, Jiiva got married to Supriya and They have a son named, Sparsh Choudary (b. 2010).
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.75 m
- In Kilograms – 70 kg
- In Pounds – 154 lbs
- Measurements – 38–12–32
- Chest – 38 in or 96.50 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
- Waist – 32 in or 81 cm
Jiiva well known for his role as Rama Krishna in the mystery drama film, Raam. Jiiva is the only Tamil actor to have been awarded at the Cyprus International Film Festival for his performance in the film Raam.
In 2003, Jiiva made his acting debut as Vinod in Tamil-language romantic film, Aasai Aasaiyai directed by Ravi Mariya.
Jiiva appeared as a judge alongside Jeeva, director Aishwarya Dhanush and actress Sangeetha on Star Vijay’s reality dance competition Jodi Number One.
- Favorite Actor – Sylvester Stallone, Tom Hanks, Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan
- Favorite Actress – Nicole Kidman, Kate Winslet, Sridevi
- Favorite Music Director – A. R. Rahman, Harris Jayaraj
- Favorite Director – James Cameron, Mel Gibson, Ashutosh Gowariker, Farhan Akthar, Mani Ratnam, Vikraman, S. Shankar
- Favorite Singer – Kumar Sanu, Uthara Unnikrishnan
- Favorite Film – Philadelphia (1993), Alaipayuthey (2000), Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
- Favorite Band – Metallica
- Favorite Color – Black, White
- Favorite Food – Burgers, Pizza
Jiiva Net worth
Jiiva has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million dollars as of 2020.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jiiva
- Jiiva had learned Kung fu (Chinese martial art) for 3 years.
- He is a huge fan of the Chennai Super Kings.
- In his free time, he loves going on adventures with his friends on his bullet.
- He is afraid of heights.
- In 1991, Jiiva started his acting career as a child artist in the Tamil film Cheran Pandiyan.
- Jiiva became the first-ever Tamil actor to win the Cyprus International Film Festival award for Best Actor.
- In 2006, he made his debut as an NSG Commando in Malayalam cinema with Major Ravi’s film Keerthi Chakra starring Mohanlal.
- In 2009, Jiiva experienced major commercial success with Director Rajesh’s maiden venture, Siva Manasula Sakthi, opposite Anuya.
- In 2011, Jiiva played the role as Siva in the action film, Rowthiram written and directed by newcomer Gokul.
- In 2014, he has worked in action thriller film, Yaan written, directed and filmed by Ravi K. Chandran.
- In 2016, he made his acting with the romantic comedy film, Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru written and directed by M. Rajesh.
- In 2018, Jiiva portrayed role of Srinivas in the comedy film, Kalakalappu 2 written and directed by Sundar C.
- In 2019, Jiiva played the role as Siddharth in the techno-thriller film, Kee written and directed by Kalees.