Prithviraj, Prithvi, Raju, Raj
Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
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 till 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.
- 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 Yash Raj film Aurangzeb alongside Arjun Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor.
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Featured Image by Prithviraj Sukumaran / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0