Jiiva is a well-acknowledged Indian actor and film producer who works mainly in Tamil cinema. Maybe you do not know that he is the youngest son of film producer R. B. Choudary. Jiiva started his career as a child actor in 1991. He made his debut as a lead actor in his father’s production, Aasai Aasaiyai. After Sivaji Ganesan, Jiiva is the only Tamil actor to have been awarded at the Cyprus International Film Festival, particularly for his performance in Raam, which earned him global recognization.
Many people want to know much more about him So don’t worry as we are here with the 8 interesting facts about him which will surely surprise you!
8 things you don’t know about Jiiva
1. A great cricket fan!
Very few people might know this interesting fact about Jiiva that he is an avid cricket lover. He loves to remain up to date about cricket events. Moreover, it was his childhood dream to work in a cricket-based movie and through 83, this dream is going to be achieved.
2. Do you know his real name?
It must be a quite surprising fact for all of you that he is known as Jiiva in the industry but his real name is something else. Yes! His real name is Amar Chaudhry! So don’t say you know it before!
3. Requested people to get vaccinated
We are quite sure that you are unaware of this humane side of your favorite celebrity that he cautioned his fans throughout the pandemic. Recently, he got his COVID-19 vaccination and he requested his fans to get vaccinated too, to save themselves from the infection.
4. 589k+ followers on Instagram!
It is not a hidden fact that Jiiva is a well-recognized celebrity. His fans are present in every corner of the world. He has a huge fan following. He also remains very active on social media and keeps in touch with his fans. On Instagram, he has 589k+ followers.
5. Judged national and international shows
Very few people might know that Jiiva was a judge on STAR Vijay’s reality dance competition Jodi Number One in its third season along with Sangeetha and Aishwarya Rajnikanth. Moreover, he was also a judge on Astro’s Yuttha Media All-Stars Grand Finals in Malaysia because of his exceptional acting skills and potential for the evaluation of nominees. 
6. Underwent special Kung-fu training for his film
Very few people might know this fact about him that Jiiva underwent special training at Mansuria Kung Fu YMCA, Nandanam, Chennai for one of his movies. The movie was Mysskin’s Mugamoodi (2012), the first-ever Tamil superhero movie. Reports claimed that it was the same place where he had trained in Kung-Fu for a few years before venturing into movies.
7. Wore a 10 kg costume for his movie
It must be an unknown and quite interesting fact about him that Jiiva once wore a superhero costume for his superhero-based film project, designed by Gabriella Wilkins, weighed more than 10 kg. This clearly shows his level of perfection and dedication to his work. Moreover, Jiiva had to go through an 8-hour head casting session in Hong Kong too for this project.
8. His upcoming Bollywood project
Recently he has announced that he is going to be hit Bollywood too with the film. The name of the film is 83 (2021), in which he will be portraying cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth.