Suriya's debut Film Nerrukku
Ner was released in 1997. Directed by Vasanth, he teamed up
with his college mate Actor Vijay. Actress Simran paired up
with him. The very next year beginning had his film 'Kadhale
Nimmadhi' where he paired up with Actor Murali. The film was
released in January 1998. During the same year, his film 'Sandhipoma'
was released in June.
The very next year in 1999, 'Periyanna' had him featured
alongside with Actor Vijayakanth. Again, Surya was casted by
Director Vasanth in his 'Poovellam Kettupar' and it was the
same film where Jyothika was introduced. Indeed, Director
Vasanth was the matchmaker for both of them miraculously.
Again, Surya-Jyothika paired up for 'Uyirile Kalandhadhu'
that hit the screens where his father Sivakumar donned the