Born on 4th January 1982 Jiiva is one of the young talents in Tamil industry. He is the son of noted producer R B Choudary. Jiiva’s original name is Amar B Choudary and Hindi is his mother tongue. Quite expectedly Jiiva was introduced into films as a child actor by his father. It was in 2003 that he was the main lead in the film
Aasai Aasaiyai. Later, Ram directed by Ameer happened which is a milestone in his career; he received the best actor award in the Cyprus International Film Festival.
Jiiva has tried different roles and his films Dishyum, E, Katradhu Tamizh, Ko are examples of this. He has also acted in a Malayalam film named
and it was dubbed in Tamil too. His performance in Katradhu Tamizh as a psychopath earned him accolades, that he rightly deserved. In fact, Jiiva got into the skin of the character while shooting for the film.
Jiiva had done most of the stunts in the film Dishyum and in an interview he stated that his life was at risk through this effort. His another film E was appreciated too.
Jiiva didn’t mind in working in multistarrers and hence acted as a friend to the main lead of the film in Nanban. Jiiva has a boyish charm and an amiable look; added to this his cute smile won the hearts of Tamil fans. It was the film Ram which made Jiiva, one of the stars to look out for in Kollywood.
Siva Manasula Sakthi
and Thenavattu are some of the film of Jiiva which were hits. His brother “Jithan” Ramesh also tried his luck in Tamil cinema, but he didn’t become successful.
In his personal front Jiiva is married to Supriya and is gifted with a son. He has four elder brothers. Jiiva is also a philanthropist; he manages medical camps. Spiral Dreams is his production venture which he started together with his sibling