Prithviraj Sukumaran is a renowned face in South Indian cinema who primarily works in Malayalam movies. Aside from acting, he is also a producer. He has won two Kerala State Film Awards for Best Actor, one Tamil Nadu State Award, and a National Film Award (as producer). His film credits include Nandanam, Classmates, Vaasthavam, Ayalum Njanum Thammil, Celluloid, Indian Rupee, Kaaviya Thalaivan, and Lucifer.
Prithviraj Sukumaran Biography
Prithviraj Sukumaran was born on the 16th of October 1982, in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. He’s currently 39 years old.
|Birth Name||Prithviraj Sukumaran|
|Nickname||Prithviraj, Prithvi, Raju, Raj|
|Date of Birth||October 16, 1982|
|Place of Birth||Trivandrum, Kerala, India|
|Age||39 years old|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Playback Singer|
|Residence||Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi, Kerala|
Family and Education
Prithviraj Sukumaran is the youngest of two children to actors Sukumaran and Mallika Sukumaran. His older brother Indrajith Sukumaran is also an actor. Model, actress, and television anchor Poornima Indrajith is his sister-in-law.
Prithviraj received his preliminary education from Shrine Vailankanni Senior Secondary School, T. Nagar, Chennai, and St. Joseph’s Boys’ Hr. Sec. School, Coonoor. He, later, moved to Kerala, where he attended The NSS Public School Perunthanni, St.Mary’s Residential Central School, Poojappura, and then Sainik School Kazhakootam and Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram.
He then enrolled at the University of Tasmania, Australia, where he took Information Technology as a major but dropped out of college after he was offered a lead role in a film.
Prithviraj Sukumaran Wife
Supriya Menon (m. 2011 – Present) – Prithviraj married Supriya, a BBC reporter, on April 25, 2011, after being friends for a couple of years. They both have a daughter named Alankrita, born on September 8, 2014.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 11.25 inches|
Centimeters – 181 cm
Meters – 1.81 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 77 kg|
Pounds – 170 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Dimpled Smile|
Prithviraj first landed a leading role in the Telugu movie Surya Puthrika in 1999. Over the years, he has appeared in over 90 films. Some of his notable films include Akale (2004), Vaasthavam (2006), Thalappavu (2008), Thirakkatha (2008), Veettilekulla Vazhi (2011), Ayalum Njanum Thammil (2012), Celluloid (2013), among others.
As a singer, Prithviraj debuted with the song Kaane Kaane for the film Puthiya Mukham, released in 2009.
He was seen in TV commercials such as Indulekha Skincare cream, Kalyan Silks, KSEB, Close Up, to name a few.
- Food – Rice and fish curry
- Book – The Fountainhead
- Movie – Cinema Paradiso
- Actor – Mohanlal
- Holiday Destination – Switzerland, Australia
Prithviraj Net Worth
Prithviraj’s net worth stands at $4 million US dollars as of 2023. He charges a huge amount of money for his films. He owns luxury houses in Thiruvananthapuram and Cochin, apart from Chennai and Bangalore. Prithivi also owns few properties in Dubai, UAE. He has his own production company called August Cinemas.
He has a large fleet of expensive cars from Porsche Cayenne to Audi Q7 and BMW Z4 along with other brand cars.
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – PrithvirajSukumaran
- Instagram – therealprithvi
- Twitter – prithviofficial
He owns a restaurant in Qatar called Spice Boat along with his brother and his mother.
During his college days, he had a crush on a girl but he didn’t propose to her after knowing she was a lesbian.
He has received several awards including two Kerala State Film Awards for Best Actor, one Tamil Nadu State Award, and a National Film Award.
Besides Malayalam, Prithviraj has starred in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi films.
In 2010, he was made the brand ambassador of 108 ambulance services, launched by the National Rural Health Mission.
In 2019, Prithviraj made his directorial debut with the action film, Lucifer, starring Mohanlal, which later went on to become the highest-grossing Malayalam film evet.