Prithviraj Sukumaran was born on 16th October 1982 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He attended St. Mary’s Central School, Poojappura, Sainik School, Kazhakoottam and Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram. During his school days he actively participated in plays, skits, debates etc. He was doing his Degree in Information Technology in Australia, when he was offered the lead role in Nandanam in 2002. Prithviraj Sukumaran made his acting debut with Nandanam in 2002 opposite Navya Nair, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Revathi, Innocent and Siddique. He received his first Kerala State Best Actor Award for fir role in Vaasthavam in 2006 opposite Kavya Madhavan, Murali and Samvrutha Sunil and he holds the record of youngest actor to win Kerala State award. He made his Tamil acting debut with Kana Kandaen in 2005 opposite Srikanth, Gopika and Vivek. Prithviraj Sukumaran Bollywood debut was with Aiyyaa in 2012 opposite Rani Mukerji, Subodh Bhave and Nirmiti Sawant. Prithviraj ventured into film production with Urumi in 2011 starring himself alongside Prabhu Deva, Nithya Menon, Genelia D’Souza, Vidya Balan and Jagathy Sreekumar. He is also a good singer and made his singing debut with Puthiya Mukham film in 2009. Apart from Malayalam he also worked for Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films.
Prithviraj Sukumaran family members, childhood and photos
His father Sukumaran was also an actor and producer. He started his career as a college lecturer and accidentally landed in films. He suffered a massive heart attack and died in June 1997. His mother Mallika Sukumaran is also an actress. She was married to actor Jagathy Sreekumar during 1976-1979 and married Sukumaran in 1979. After the death of Sukumaran she returned to acting with TV serials like Sthree Oru Santhwanam.
Prithviraj Sukumaran elder brother Indrajith Sukumaran born on 5th May 1980 is also an actor who made his debut with Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan in 2002 opposite Jayasurya, Kavya Madhavan and Saikumar. Indrajith married actress Poornima in 2002. Indrajith has two daughters named Prarthana and Nakshathra.
Wife and daughter
Prithviraj Sukumaran married Supriya Menon on 25th April 2011. She worked as a reporter of BBC India. The couple gave birth to a daughter on 8th September 2014.