Mangalore Suman Talwar is well known as handsome hero Suman for entire film industry. He is one of most popular heroes who acted in Tollywood, Kollywood and Mollywood too. He is the only one Telugu actor who shared a screen space in English film. He was born on 28 August 1959 in Mangalore to the couple Sri & Smt Susheel Chander, Kesari Chander. His mother Late Smt Kesari Chander was the Principal of the prestigious Ethiraj College for women in Chennai and His father worked for I.O.C. Chennai. Due their job they moved to Chennai where childhood was spent in Chennai. Suman did his kindergarten at Church Park Convent, Chennai. He completed his schooling at The Besant Theosophical High School, Chennai. He joined the Pachayappas College to do his B.A. in English Literature. He is now residing at Hyderabad, with his Wife Smt. Sirisha who is a grand-daughter of well known Play-Wright Sri.D.V.Narasa Raju. Suman’s couple is blessed with a daughter Akilaja Prathyusha now she is his fifteen-year-old, his mother-in-law Smt.Kavita Raju and Sri.D.V.Narasaraju are also currently staying with Suman’s family. Suman holds a Black Belt 1st Dan in Karate, from Shotokan Karate Association which is affiliated to Japan Karate Association. He is the Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Karate Association. Suman’s mother tongue is Tulu. He can speak Tulu, Telugu, Malayalam, English, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi fluently. He learnt Sanskrit from Sri. H.A.S. Sashtri. He also learnt playing the Veena and the Guitar.
Film entry and journey till now.
Suman started his career as Master in Karate. His family friend Mr. Kittu introduced him to a Tamil producer. He thus started off his film career in the year 1977.In his final year he acted in his first Tamil movie “Neechal kulam” produced by well-known producer in Tamil Nadu Late Sri.T.R.Rammanna. His first role was that of a Police officer. Then he gave a power packed performance in the remake of classic Hindi movie Deewar made into Tamil as Thee(1981),he played a sincere police officer with the upcoming superstar rajinikanth. In more than 3 decades, he acted more than 150 films as a hero in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and English language films. After a break, he returned to acting by playing the villain in Kollywood movies Sivaji and Kuruvi. He is cast as the main villain in the Malayalam movie Sagar Alias Jacky. He Played action hero and romantic hero in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam films during the 1980s. After a long while away from cinema, he returned to acting in Tamil films in 2007, starring in S. Shankar‘s Sivaji: The Boss with Rajinikanth. He has also appeared with Joseph Vijay in Kuruvi and with Ajith Kumar in Aegan. He acted in many action and romantic movies in Telugu, including Sitara, Tharangini, and Neti Bharatham. He appeared as a villain in Malayalam film Sagar Alias Jackie and enacted the historic character Pazhayamveedan Chandhu in the biopic malayalam movie Pazhassi Raja. Suman has witnessed three generations in the Telugu film industry. Today, Suman has to his credit more than 150 films, in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. He is also the first actor from Telugu Film Industry to act in a Hollywood movie-”Death And Taxis” produced by Clear water pictures and directed by Kevin Mukherji.
He is a Black belt in karate, he also learnt Martial Arts of Kerala from Sri. Gopal Gurukkal. Suman attributes his Patience and Endurance to Martial arts. He is known for his famous stunts in movies, which got him the title of an Action Hero, due to his martial arts background. His film career was thanks to Martial arts, as his potential to be different and trend setting, was noticed by his producer in a School where he was teaching Karate. Suman takes an active part in all demonstrations and promotions, in Andhra Pradesh, to popularize martial arts as an effective way of striking a perfect balance, mentally and physically, to defend one’s self, with harmony, patience and restraint. Suman Budokan Karate Association is an extension of his involvement in promoting Martial Arts.
Suman joined as a supporter in the year 1999, to the Telugu Desam Party. He inspired by our Ex Chief Chandra Babu Naidu’s dynamic administrative and Leadership qualities.