Tamil film fans are not known for their appetite for sequels. Yet, they lapped up Suriya's Singam 2, where he plays a brave police officer pursuing an international criminal. The masala film turned out to be as successful as the first. Not for the first time, critics drew parallels between Kamal Haasan and Suriya: Two greats who can easily flit between roles that portray class acts and mass heroes.
Fast Fact: ?Son of Sivakumar, a respected actor of an earlier era, Suriya is married to Jyotika, who reigned Kollywood as the top actress for a few years. His brother Karthi is making is own mark in the industry.