|Prithviraj Sukumaran Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11.25 in|
|Date of Birth||October 16, 1982|
Prithviraj Sukumaran is an Indian actor, director, producer, and playback singer who has mainly worked in Malayalam cinema while also appearing in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi language films. His work has won him many accolades, including a National Film Award, at least 3 Kerala State Film Awards, a Tamil Nadu State Film Award, and a Filmfare Awards South. Some of the films he has been cast in are Nakshathrakkannulla Rajakumaran Avanundoru Rajakumari, Akale, Vaasthavam, Thalappavu, Thirakkatha, Ezra, Classmates, Veettilekulla Vazhi, Indian Rupee, Teja Bhai & Family, Celluloid, Nandanam, Puthiya Mukham, Ayalum Njanum Thammil, Ennu Ninte Moideen, Cold Case, Amar Akbar Anthony, Jana Gana Mana, Aiyyaa, Kavya Thalaivan, Aurangzeb, Tamaar Padaar, Kannamoochi Yenada, Parijatham, Naam Shabana, Police Police, Kaaviya Thalaivan, London Bridge, Bro Daddy, Driving Licence, 9, My Story, and Memories. In 2019, Prithviraj Sukumaran made his directorial debut with the Malayalam-language political action thriller film Lucifer, starring Mohanlal. The film became the highest-grossing Malayalam film ever, beating the 2016 Malayalam-language action thriller film Pulimurugan.
Prithviraj, Prithvi, Raju, Raj
Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Thevara, Kochi, Kerala, India
Prithviraj was initially residing in Chennai. Hence his initial schooling was at Shrine Vailankanni Senior Secondary School, T. Nagar, Chennai and St. Joseph’s Boys’ Hr. Sec. School, Coonoor.
He later shifted to The NSS Public School Perunthanni, St.Mary’s Residential Central School, Poojappura when his family decided to move to Kerala. Prithviraj finally finished the remainder of his school years at Sainik School Kazhakootam and Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram.
He was pursuing his degree in Information Technology from the University of Tasmania, Australia when he was offered a lead role in a film and hence decided to leave his studies to focus on his career.
Actor, Producer, Singer, Director
- Father – Sukumaran (Actor) (Died on June 16, 1997)
- Mother – Mallika Sukumaran (Actress)
- Siblings – Indrajith Sukumaran (Older Brother) (Actor)
- Others – Poornima Indrajith (Sister-in-law) (Model, Actress, Television Anchor, Talk show host)
5 ft 11.25 in or 181 cm
77 kg or 170 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Prithviraj has dated –
- Supriya Menon (April 2011-Present) – Supriya Menon is a BBC reporter. Supriya and Prithviraj were friends for a couple of years before they started dating. The couple had an intimate wedding ceremony at Supriya’s hometown in Palakkad with selective guests and they tied the knot on April 25, 2011. The couple welcomed the birth of their daughter named Alankrita on September 8, 2014.
Race / Ethnicity
- His height
- Dimpled smile
Prithviraj has endorsed the following brands –
- Indulekha Skin care cream
- Kalyan Silks
- Close Up
Best Known For
His contribution as a versatile actor to regional Malayalam cinema
As a Singer
Prithviraj debuted as a singer with the song Kaane Kaane for the film Puthiya Mukham which was released in 2009.
Prithviraj made his theatrical film debut with the Telugu movie Surya Puthrika in 1999.
Prithviraj has a well-toned body and credits it to his disciplined lifestyle. He believes in moderation and refrains from consuming junk food. He works out regularly.
Prithviraj Sukumaran Favorite Things
- Food – Rice and fish curry
- Book – The Fountainhead
- Movie – Cinema Paradiso
- Actor – Mohanlal
Source – The Hindu
Prithviraj Sukumaran Facts
- He has a pet dog named Mocha.
- Prithviraj was a remarkable student during his school days. He bagged the title of “LA Fest” in the Annual Inter-School arts festival hosted by Loyola School, Thiruvananthapuram for 2 successive years and is the only person to date to bag that title twice.
- He owns a restaurant in Qatar called Spice Boat along with his brother and his mother.
- In 2006, Prithviraj received the Kerala State Award for the Best Actor for his role in the film Vaasthavam and became the youngest actor to win the award.
- He co-starred as P. Sukumaran a.k.a. Suku in the 2006 Malayalam-language coming-of-age romantic comedy-drama film Classmates. The film became the highest-grossing Malayalam film of 2006 and is regarded as a classic in Malayalam cinema.
- In 2012, Prithviraj made his Bollywood debut with Aiyya opposite Rani Mukerji. The actor paved the way for a 6-pack trend in Kerala and had to sport a 6-pack body for the film and became the first Malayalam actor to do so. The next year, he bagged the Yash Raj film Aurangzeb alongside Arjun Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor.
- He brought to life the character of Melachivilberi Gomathinayagam Pillai in the 2014 Tamil-language historical drama film Kaaviya Thalaivan. For this performance, he received the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for “Best Villain” in 2014.
- He played Tony Cake/Mikhail Warli in the 2017 Hindi-language action thriller film Naam Shabana, a prequel to the 2015 film Baby.
- His independent production house, Prithviraj Productions, was launched in 2017.
- Alongsdie Suraj Venjaramoodu and Mamta Mohandas, he co-starred as Adv. Aravind Swaminathan in the 2022 Malayalam-language legal drama film Jana Gana Mana and The Indian Express wrote “Prithviraj steals the show in this preachy and patronising political thriller”.
- In June 2022, Prithviraj exchanged his 2-seater Lamborghini Huracan with a black-colored pre-owned Lamborghini Urus SUV. He spent 7 lakhs on the car’s registration number. Apart from this, he also owned Mini Cooper, JCW, and Porsche Cayenne cars.
Featured Image by Prithviraj Sukumaran / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0