Jiiva, also written Jeeva, (born Amar on 4 January 1984) is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Tamil films. Son of film producer R. B. Choudry, he started his career as a child actor in his father’s films in 1996.
He performed his first lead role in the 2003 romantic film Aasai Aasaiyai, before starring in Raam (2005), for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Cyprus International Film Festival. In his subsequent films, he has taken on roles of various types such as a stuntman in Dishyum (2006), a slum dweller in E (2006) and a psychopath in Kattradhu Thamizh (2007).
Born: January 4, 1984 (age 31), Chennai
Spouse: Supriya (m. 2007)
Siblings: Jithan Ramesh, B. Suresh, Jeevan Choudry