Jiiva (Actor) Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Amar Choudary popularly known as Jiiva is an Indian actor and film producer who is known for working in Tamil cinema. He was born on 4th January 1984 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Jiiva made his film debut in 2003 with Aasai Aasaiyai. In that year, he also appeared in the film, Thithikudhe. His acting was praised in both films.

His third film was Raam in 2005. The movie was a breakthrough for him. He gained popularity with several positive reviews. His performance was critically acclaimed. He won the Best Actor award at the Cyprus International Film Festival.

In 2006, he made his Malayalam debut with Keerthi Chakra. For his performance, he won Asianet Best Pair Award. His performance was praised in his other two released films, Dishyum and E.

In 2007, he appeared in three films, Pori, Kattradhu Thamizh and Rameswaram. He was nominated for Vijay Award for Best Actor for his performance in Kattradhu Thamizh.

In 2008, he starred in the film, Thenavattu.

In 2009, he appeared another hit film, Siva Manasula Sakthi. His role was praised and critically acclaimed. He worked as a narrator in the film TN 07 AL 4777 that year.

He starred in two films in 2010. The films were Kacheri Arambam and a cameo appearance in Boss Engira Bhaskaran.

In 2011, he was seen in four films, Singam Puli, Ko, Rowthiram and Vandhaan Vendraan.

In 2012, he appeared in four films, Nanban, Mugamoodi, Neethaane En Ponvasantham and a special appearance in a song of the film Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu. His performance was praised in his all films. He won Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film Neethaane En Ponvasantham.

David and Endrendrum Punnagai was his two released films in 2013. His performance was praised in both of his films.

Yaan was his only released film in 2014. In that year he also appeared in a film, Jilla in special appearance.

Inji Iduppazhagi and Size Zero were his only two released films in 2015.

He had four releases in 2016, Pokkiri Raja, Thirunaal, Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru and Kavalai Vendam.

In the following years, he appeared in several films, such as Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae (2017), Thamizh Padam 2 (2018), Kee (2019), and Seeru (2020) etc.

In 2021, he made his Hindi film debut with 83. In that year he also appeared in the film, Kalathil Santhippom.

He has three upcoming films, Coffee With Kaadhal, Golmaal and Varalaru Mukkiyam.

He also appeared in two television reality shows as a judge, Jodi Number One and Yuttha Medai All-Stars Grand Finals.

Birth NameAmar Choudary
Full NameAmar B. Choudary
Other NameJeeva 
Nick NameJ’amar
ProfessionActor, Film Producer
Date of Birth4 January 1984 (Wednesday)
Age38 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceMadras (now, Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolAdarsh Senior Secondary School, T Nagar, Chennai
CollageNot Known
DebutFilm (Tamil; As a child actor): Cheran Pandiyan (1991)


Film (Tamil; As a lead actor): Aasai Aasaiyai (2003) as ‘Vinod’


Film (Malayalam): Keerthi Chakra (2006) as Havildar Jaikumar


TV (Tamil): Jodi Number One: Season 3 (2008)

ReligionHinduism
EthnicityJiiva is Tamilian from his mother’s side and Rajasthani from his father’s side
Zodiac SignCapricorn

Jiiva Career

  • Jiiva made his film debut in 2003 with Aasai Aasaiyai. In that year, he also appeared in the film, Thithikudhe. 
  • His third film was Raam in 2005. 
  • In 2006, he made his Malayalam debut with Keerthi Chakra. He also appeared in two films that year, Dishyum and E.
  • In 2007, he appeared in three films, Pori, Kattradhu Thamizh and Rameswaram. 
  • In 2008, he starred in the film, Thenavattu.
  • In 2009, he appeared another hit film, Siva Manasula Sakthi. He worked as a narrator in the film TN 07 AL 4777 that year.
  • He starred in two films in 2010. The film was Kacheri Arambam and a cameo appearance in Boss Engira Bhaskaran.
  • In 2011, he was seen in four films, Singam Puli, Ko, Rowthiram and Vandhaan Vendraan.
  • In 2012, he appeared in four films, Nanban, Mugamoodi, Neethaane En Ponvasantham and a special appearance in a song of the film Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu. 
  • David and Endrendrum Punnagai was his two released films in 2013. 
  • Yaan was his only released film in 2014. In that year he also appeared in a film, Jilla in special appearance.
  • Inji Iduppazhagi and Size Zero were his only two released films in 2015.
  • He had four releases in 2016, Pokkiri Raja, Thirunaal, Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru and Kavalai Vendam.
  • In the following years, he appeared in several films, such as Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae (2017), Thamizh Padam 2 (2018), Kee (2019), and Seeru (2020) etc.
  • In 2021, he made his Hindi film debut with 83. In that year he also appeared in the film, Kalathil Santhippom.
  • He also appeared in two television reality shows as a judge, Jodi Number One and Yuttha Medai All-Stars Grand Finals.

Jiiva Family 

Jiiva was born and brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He was born to R. B. Choudary and Mahjabeen. His father is a Tamil producer. He has three brothers, Suresh, Jeevan, and Jithan Ramesh.

Father Name  R. B. Choudary (Indian film producer)
Mother Name Mahjabeen
Brother Suresh Choudary (co-producer at Super Good Films),
Jeevan Choudary (entrepreneur)
Jithan Ramesh Choudary (actor & producer)
Sister None
Wife Supriya (interior designer)

Jiiva Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Jiiva married Interior designer Supriya on 21st November 2007. Together, they have one son, Sparsha Choudary.

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Not Known
Wife/ Spouse Supriya (interior designer)
Marriage date 21 November 2007
Marriage Place Chennai
ChildrenSon– Sparsha Choudary
Daughter– None
Jiiva with his wife & son

Jiiva Physical Stats

The height of Kalyan Ram is approximately 5 feet 9 inches. His chest is 40 inches, waist is 32 inches and biceps are 12 inches.

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Jiiva Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Sylvester Stallone
Favourite  Actress Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Sridevi
Film Director(s)James Cameron, Mel Gibson, Ashutosh Gowariker, Farhan Akhtar, Mani Ratnam, Vikraman, S. Shankar
Music Director(s)A. R. Rahman, Harris Jayaraj
Favourite  Singer Kumar Sanu, Uthara Unnikrishnan
Favourite  Movie Philadelphia (1993), Alaipayuthey (2000), Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Favourite  FoodBurger, Pizza
Favourite  Color Black, White
Favourite  Sport’sBadminton, Cricket
Favourite  Sport’s Person
MS Dhoni, P. V. Sindhu
Favourite  Destination Australia

Jiiva Education 

He completed his schooling at Adarsh Senior Secondary School, Chennai. He also did a Multimedia Graphics course.

School Adarsh Senior Secondary School, T Nagar, Chennai
Collage Not Known
Educational Qualification A course in Multimedia Graphics

Jiiva Net Worth

According to sources, as of 2019, Jiiva charged 2-3 crores per film.

Net WorthN/A
SalaryRs. 2-3 crore for a film (as of 2019) 
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionChevrolet Captiva, Ford Endeavour

Some Unknown facts about Jiiva

  • Jiiva is the only Tamil actor who won the Cyprus International Film Festival.
  • Jiiva is trained in Kung fu.
  • Jiiva is also known as Jeeva.
  • Jiiva loves listening to music, watching films and playing cricket.
  • He is called J’amar by his friends and family members.
  • His luxury weakness includes cars and watches.
  • Jiiva drinks alcohol at parties and social events.
  • In 2021, Jiiva played the role of the former Indian cricketer Kris Srikkanth in the Hindi biographical sports film ’83.’
  • He is good friends with the Tamil actors Arya, Jayam Ravi, Vikranth, Poonam, and Shriya.
  • He is often spotted consuming alcohol with his friends.
  • He rose to prominence by playing the role of Ramakrishnan ‘Ram’ in the Tamil film ‘Raam’ (2005).

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