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Prithviraj Sukumaran Biography, Wiki, Age, Career, Affairs, Wife, Net Worth & More

Who is Prithviraj Sukumaran?

Prithviraj Sukumaran (born 16 October 1982) is an Indian actor, director, producer, playback singer, and distributor known for his works primarily in Malayalam cinema. He has also appeared in Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu language films. 

He acted in more than 100 films in a variety of roles, and has won several awards, including a National Film Award, three Kerala State Film Awards, a Tamil Nadu State Film Award and a Filmfare Awards South.

Prithviraj Sukumaran Biography, Wiki

Prithviraj Sukumaran (born 16 October 1982), credited mononymously as Prithviraj, is an Indian actor, playback singer and producer best known for his work in Malayalam films. He has also acted in a number of Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films.

Prithviraj Sukumaran was born in Thiruvananthapuram to actors Sukumaran and Mallika Sukumaran. His initial schooling was at Shrine Vailankanni Senior Secondary School, T. Nagar, Chennai and St.Joseph’s Boys’ Hr.Sec.School, Coonoor, since the family was settled at Tamil Nadu that time.

Later when the family shifted to Kerala he had his education from The NSS Public School Perunthanni, St.Mary’s Residential Central School, Poojappura (which was near his home at Chengallur) where he acted in various plays and skits for the school’s Annual Day Celebrations.

He completed the rest of his school education at Sainik School Kazhakoottam and Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram. Prithviraj, along with his brother Indrajith Sukumaran. He also participated in debates and elocution competitions while in school. Prithviraj won the title of “Mr. LA Fest” in the Annual Inter-School arts festival hosted by Loyola School, Thiruvananthapuram in successive years and is the only person to date to win that title twice.

While pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Information Technology at the University of Tasmania, Australia, he was called for a shot in the movies by film director Ranjith Balakrishnan to play the lead role in his film Nandanam. It was Fazil, a well-known Malayalam film director, who introduced him to Ranjith. After his performance in Nandanam, he decided to take a break from his studies to concentrate on his film career.

Prithviraj Sukumaran’s elder brother Indrajith Sukumaran and sister-in-law Poornima Indrajith are also film actors.

Prithviraj Sukumaran Biography
Prithviraj Sukumaran
Real NamePrithviraj Sukumaran
NicknamePrithvi, Raju
ProfessionActor, Playback Singer, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 181 cm
in meters- 1.81 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11¼”
Weightin Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
Body Measurements– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 33 Inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 October 1982
Age (as in 2016)34 Years
Birth PlaceThiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
NationalityIndian
HometownThiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
SchoolShrine Vailankanni Senior Secondary School, Chennai
St.Joseph’s Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu
NSS Public School, Perunthanni, Thiruvananthapuram
St Mary’s Residential Central School, Poojapura, Thiruvananthapuram
Sainik School, Kazhakootam, Thiruvananthapuram
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Senior Secondary School, Vattiyoorkavu, Nettayam, Thiruvananthapuram
CollegeUniversity of Tasmania, Australia
Education QualificationsGraduation in IT
DebutMalayalam: Nandanam (2002)
Tamil: Kana Kandaen (2005)
Telugu: Police Police (2010)
Bollywood: Aiyyaa (2012)
Production: Urumi (2011)
Singing: Kaane Kaane (2009)
FamilyFather– Sukumaran (Died, Actor)

Mother– Mallika Sukumaran (Actress)
Brother– Indrajith Sukumaran (Actor)
Sister– N/A
ReligionHindu
HobbiesTraveling, photography, reading
Favorite Things
Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favorite ActressesKajol, Rani Mukerji
Favorite DirectorsAnwar Rasheed, Rosshan Andrrews, Blessy
Favorite DestinationsInterlaken (Switzerland), Tasmania (Australia)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date25 April 2011
Affairs/GirlfriendsMeera Jasmine (Actress)
WifeSupriya Menon (BBC news channel reporter)
ChildrenDaughter– Alankrita Menon Prithviraj

Son– N/A

Prithviraj Sukumaran Career

Prithviraj Sukumaran made his acting debut in 2002 with a leading role in Ranjith’s romantic drama Nandanam, a commercial success. He established himself as a successful leading actor in the following years.

In 2006, he starred in the coming-of-age romance film Classmates, which became the highest-grossing Malayalam film ever till that time. In the same year, he won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for his performances in Vaasthavam, becoming the youngest recipient of the award at the age of 24.

In 2007, he played a musician in the Tamil romantic comedy Mozhi. The 2009 action film Puthiya Mukham marked his debut as a playback singer. He won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor again in 2012 for the medical drama Ayalum Njanum Thammil and the biographical film Celluloid.

In 2010, he began co-producing films for the production house August Cinema, starting with the historical film Urumi which he also starred in. In 2011, he co-produced and starred in the social drama Indian Rupee, for which he received the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam and Kerala State Film Award for Best Film. In 2014, he won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Villain for his performance in Kaaviya Thalaivan.

His 2015 period film Ennu Ninte Moideen and 2017 horror-thriller Ezra are both amongst the top ten highest-grossing Malayalam films of all time. He ended his partnership with August Cinema in 2017 and launched an independent production house, Prithviraj Productions, debuting with the 2019 science fiction film 9. Prithviraj made his directorial debut in 2019 with Lucifer which became the highest-grossing Malayalam film ever.

Prithviraj Sukumaran Wife

Prithviraj married BBC India reporter Supriya Menon on 25 April 2011 in a private ceremony held in Palakkad. They have a daughter born in 2014. His family resides in Thevara, Kochi.

Prithviraj Sukumaran with his wife Supriya Menon
Prithviraj Sukumaran with his wife Supriya Menon

Some Interesting Facts About Prithviraj Sukumaran

  • Prithviraj is the son of late Malayalam actor Sukumaran and Malayalam actress Mallika Sukumaran.
  • He started his acting career in 2002 by playing the role of Manu Nandakumar in the Malayalam film Nandanam.
  • He is the only person to date, who has won the title of Mr. LA Fest twice in the Annual Inter-School arts festival hosted by Loyola School, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • In 2010, he became the brand ambassador of hi-tech ambulance services 108, which was launched by the National Rural Health Mission. He also represented Kalyan Silks.
  • In 2011, he won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam (Producer) and Kerala State Film Award for Best Film (Producer) for the Malayalam film Indian Rupee.
  • He also won Kerala State Film Awards for Best Actor for the Malayalam films Vaasthavam (2006), Celluloid (2013), and Ayalum Njanum Thammil (2012).
  • In 2013, he won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – South for the Malayalam film Celluloid.
  • He runs a restaurant named Spice Boat in Doha, Qatar along with his brother and mother.
  • During his engineering time, he had a crush on a girl but he was shocked when he came to know that she was a lesbian.
  • He is the youngest actor who broke the record of Mohanlal (Actor) by receiving the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor, which was held by Mohanlal for about 20 years.

Prithviraj Sukumaran FAQ’s

Who is Prithviraj Sukumaran?

Prithviraj Sukumaran (born 16 October 1982) is an Indian actor, director, producer, playback singer, and distributor known for his works primarily in Malayalam cinema. He has also appeared in Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu language films. 

What is Prithviraj Sukumaran’s net worth?

Approx. $4 Million.

Who is Prithviraj Sukumaran’s wife?

Prithviraj married BBC India reporter Supriya Menon on 25 April 2011 in a private ceremony held in Palakkad. They have a daughter born in 2014. His family resides in Thevara, Kochi.

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