Tamil actor Arya turns 33 today.
Some of his note-worthy films include 'Kalabha Kadhalan', 'Pattiyal', 'Naan Kadavul' and 'Sarvam'.
'Ponniyin Selvan', 'Avan Ivan', 'Vettai', 'Raja Rani' are some of his other mention-worthy films.
In 2011, Arya made his debut in the Telegu movies through the film 'Varudu', in which he essayed a negative role. His performance won critical acclaim.
Arya appeared in a cameo role in the 2011 Malayalam movie 'Urumi' which also starred Prithviraj Sukumaran, Prabhu Deva, Genelia D'Souza and Vidya Balan. He had a double role in this movie.
2010 became a career-defining year for Arya. As his film continued to attract critical acclaim and also become commercial hits, he was catapulted into the top 10 ranks of actors of Tamil cinema.
Some of his upcoming films include 'Purampokku', 'Meekaamann', an untitled Rajesh project and an untitled Vishnuvardhan Project.
In his 10 years in the industry, Arya has co-starred with many big names of the South film industry, from Prakash Raj to Ajith and from Madhavan to Prithviraj. He has proved his acting skills by acting in a wide array of genres- thriller, comedy,
Here's wishing the star a very Happy Birthday.
Arya was born as Jamshad Cethirakath on December 11, 1980 in Trikarpur, Kerala.
Arya started off his career as a computer engineer. However, his passion for filming brought him to the modelling world. His stint with the film industry started when was approached by late cinematographer Jeeva to audition for the film 'Ullam
But the film was delayed and released after his second film - Vishnuvardhan's 'Arinthum Ariyamalum'. In this film Arya acted as the son to super star Prakash Raj. Both the film and Arya's acting was critically acclaimed and he went on to win the
Both 'Arinthum Ariyamalum' and 'Ullam Ketkumae' were huge hits at the box-office.
Arya's next film 'Oru Kalluriyin Kathai' also made it big at the box-office and he was touted as the next pin-up boy of Kollywood.
By the end of 2009, Arya was ranked No.12 of the bankable star of Tamil cinema.