Suriya makes Instagram debut

Popular actor and producer, Suriya, on Thursday joined Instagram to connect with his fans on his birthday. His Instagram account will be a window into his life, for his fans in India and around the world.

Instagram has over a billion people using it globally and its mission is to bring you closer to the people and things you love. In India too, it’s immensely popular for its vibrant community, cultural relevance and visual expression, and it boasts of users from  Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, AR Rahman, Vijay Sethupathi, Kajal Aggarwal, Hansika Motwani, Keerthy Suresh,  Trisha Krishnan, and R Ashwin.

Now, one of Tamil cinema’s most popular actors, Saravanan Sivakumar, popularly known as Suriya, joins the platform. Commenting on this, Suriya said, _”For a long time my friends and fans have been asking me to join Instagram, a platform that defines popular culture today.

I’m happy to be here and meet everyone. I would like to spread love and positivity through my Insta handle and hope everyone shares the same with me too.”

Welcoming him to the Instagram community, Manish Chopra, Head of Partnerships, Facebook India, said, “Enabling expression and fostering connections is at the core of everything we do at Instagram. One of the key reasons why people use the app is to get a window into the lives of public figures they love, and engage better with them. We are thrilled to welcome Suriya on Instagram today, and look forward to seeing him passionately express himself with the community.”

Suriya can now be followed on Instagram on his account actorsuriya- . Since making his account, he’s already amassed above 2 lakh followers.

Many celebrities greeted Suriya on his birthday. Director Vignesh Shivan, who made ‘Thaana Serndha Koottam’ in association with the actor, posted: “Happy birthday to our dearest @actorsuriya sir. A living Inspiration for many of us 🙂 a wonderful human being who has so much of love towards the society and takes it as his responsibility to always create a better future for the under privileged !”

He added: “God Bless you sir ! Have a wonderful birthday 🎂 & a successful year 🙂 waiting for #SooraraiPottru , many More great movies & moments from you.”