He was born on August 28, 1959 in the city Mangalore in Karnataka. His full name is Suman Talwar. Later, his family moved to Chennai, where he completed his schooling from The Besant Theosophical High School. He pursued Bachelor of Arts in English literature. He also learnt Music and Sanskrit.
He married Sirisha, granddaughter of an old Telugu writer, and couple have a daughter.
He started his career as a Karate master. He made his acting debut through a Tamil movie ‘Neechal kulam’ in 1977; he did the role of Police officer in the film. Later on he acted in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and English language films.
In more than 30 years of his cine career, he acted in about 150 films as Hero. Suman acted as mythological characters such as lord Venkateswara, Shiva and Rama in Telugu.
In middle of his career his life was affected by a conspiracy made against him, to shatter his dreams because he was rising like a real hero in Tollywood. In past times he raised to summit in Tollywood industry.
Afterwards he made a comeback into acting career and started playing villain character and supporting roles. His famous movies after comeback include ‘Shivaji (starring Rajini Kanth)’, and ‘Dookudu (starring Mahesh Babu)’.
Later he started acting in Telugu serials. He acted in a serial named ‘Dampatyhyam’ aired on Gemini TV. He character was casted as Raaja.
He is also acting as lord Rama in the serial ‘Baktha Ramadas (follower of god Rama)’.

Suthi Velu

Suthi Velu was born on 7 August, 1947 in a village named Bhogireddypalli, in Andhra Pradesh. His original name was Kurumaddali Lakshmi Narasimha Rao. His father was a teacher. From childhood itself he was interested in Drama and developed zeal to become an actor. At an age of seven, he gave his first stage show. But his father discouraged him towards acting. Initially, he was an employee at Vizag Ship Yard. He started his acting career through a Telugu movie named ‘Mudda Mandaaram’. He mainly acted as comedian. He was very famous in Jandyala’s (veteran Telugu film director) comedy films for dialogue delivery and superb timing.   His name was changed to Suthivelu after the release of movie ‘Nalugu Stambalata’ in which his name was Suthi. From his childhood he was nick named Velu, so after the popular character Suthi, he was named Suthivelu, which became his screen name. He acted in more than 200 Telugu films as supporting actor and comedian. His reign was spanned from 1980-2000. He won Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor for film ‘Vandemataram’ in 1985. He won Nandi award as best comedian in 1989 and 1990. He was married to Lakshmi Rajyam and couple has three daughters and a son. He acted up to 2009. He recently died on 16 September, 2012 in Chennai. Apart from films he took part in TV soaps also. He worked on channels like Doordarshan, ETV and Gemini. His serials include ‘Devatha’ on Gemini, ‘Lady Detective’ on ETV and ‘Aanandhobrahma (popular comedy serial)’ on Doordarshan.

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Suthi Velu Telugu Actor