Suraj Gowda is a famous model turned Indian actor of Kannada origin. He is born to M. A. Prakash (commutes from the US) and Surekha V (A professor at a college). Suraj is popularly known as “Mysore Boy” and none of his family members belongs to the film industry. He has attended JSS Public School and has done graduation from Vishwarya Technological University with specialization in computer engineering. He is very handsome and having a height of 5 inches 10 cm. Suraj has worked as a Brand Ambassador for Tourism Coorg, Century Grande group of hotels, and Prashanth’s Photography. Before joining film industry, he has participated in many reality shows and contest, appeared in many advertisements of different languages and have done several ramp-walks. He has said that his interest in acting is more as compared to doing any corporate job. In the year 2009, he won the contest of “Mr. Mysore.” Again in 2011, Suraj participated and won a reality show Paradeshadalli Paradata telecasted in Zee Kannada. After the gap of two years (2013), he took part in a contest Mr. Karnataka and won it.
The winning of a reality show in 2009, sparks his interest to choose to act as a career. Suraj made his acting debut with an art movie Yenanthiya. He acted as a lead role in this film. Suraj has also appeared as a lead in a music video album Ninade Baduku. Later, Gowda got many offers because of his role in Yenanthiya. His other movies are Kahi (Boiled Beans production),
Maduveya Mamatheya Kareyole
, and many more. Kahi story has based on the realities of urban life in Bangalore, and he has paired opposite of Khusi, who has done a few Tamil movies. This film has directed by
. His favorite actors in Bollywood are Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and in Sandalwood: Punneth Rajkumar and Ramya. These actors are not his role model; just they are favorites. Currently, Suraj is working in a Hindi film Adventure. Gowda is Better Known for his role in Yenanthiya, a Kannada art film and as Mr. Mysore.