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|Other names||Suresh Mysore/ Naidu / Babu|
|Parent(s)||Gopinath, Radha Devi|
Suresh, born Mysore Seshaiah Suresh Babu Naidu, is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Tamil and Telugu films. The actor made his debut in the 1981 Tamil film, Panneer Pushpangal, before going on to becoming one of the leading actor in the Tamil film industry through the 1980s having acted in more than 200 Films as leading man.
He has appeared in over 260 films.
Suresh grew up in Chennai and studied at Oxford English High School before completing his education at Shrine Vailankanni English School. He went on to graduate in Commerce and as an MBA in the 1990s while simultaneously pursuing his acting career. He married Anita Suresh, but they later divorced. He has one son named Nikhil Suresh.
Suresh's grandfather, Seshaiah Naidu, was a poet and writer and wrote lyrics for a few films before he went back to teaching. His father, M.S. Gopinath, directed 34 films as Director and Producer in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada Films with the then Leading heroes like NTR, ANR, Krishna, Sobhan Babu and the last being Raman Parasuraman (1980) with Sivakumar in the lead. Following in their footsteps, Suresh started as an editing assistant and a dance assistant. One of his father's friends, a photographer opined he could make it as a lead actor. Suresh approached director C. V. Sridhar with a portfolio but was initially turned down. A few years later, Suresh went on to play the lead in three of Sridhar's films. He then met director duo Santhana Bharathi and P. Vasu who decided to cast him as the lead role in their venture, Panneer Pushpangal (1981), while simultaneously cast in the lead role in Bharathiraja's Alaigal Oivathillai (1981). He chose the former, but both films went on to becoming large commercial successes during the period. Until the 1990s, Suresh played the role of a lover in many films and produced four films and seven television serials before taking a hiatus.
He made a comeback to Tamil films in 2006 after signing the Srikanth starrer Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai and has since worked in other notable productions in supporting roles including Aasal (2010) alongside Ajith Kumar. In 2012, Suresh appeared in the Tamil-Telugu bilingual film Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi directed by Balaji Mohan, playing the character of Akilan Venkatesan, who was going through a mid-life crisis. On his Twitter page, the an indu]] noting that he was "effective".
Suresh has hosted and a judged in the competitive cooking game show "Kitchen Superstar" for 6 seasons on "Vijay Tv"
Apart from acting, Suresh directed a Telugu film called "Bhavani" starring himself in lead role. Produced 4 Feature films Prarthana, Bhavani, Sivudu and Raghava. Produced 7 Successful Television Drama serials in Telugu and Tamil Languages of more than 2000 Episodes together, Creative Directing/Supervising all of them.
He has also worked as an Dubbing/Voice Over artist by providing voices for Ajith Kumar in Aasai (1995) and for Nagarjuna in Idhayathai Thirudathe (1989) Siva (1989), Ratchagan (1997) Ooty (2012) 'Manam for Nagarjuna ( 2016) dubbed into Tamil and for Nawab lending voice to Aravind Swami for Telugu Version of Maniratnam Film (2017) along with and a few others.
|1982||Boom Boom Maadu||Tamil|
|1983||Alai Payum Nenjangal||Tamil|
|1983||Idhu Enga Naadu||Tamil|
|1983||Ethanai Konam Ethanai Parvai||Tamil|
|1984||Neethikku Oru Penn||Tamil|
|1984||Vellai Pura Ondru||Tamil|
|1984||Jada Gantalu||Ram Babu||Telugu|
|1984||Unnai Naan Santhithen||Tamil|
|1985||Hello Yaar Pesurathu||Tamil|
|1985||Unnai Naan Santhithen||Tamil|
|1985||Unakkaga Oru Roja||Tamil|
|1986||Unnai Thedi Varuven||Tamil|
|1986||Engal Thaaikulame Varuga||Tamil|
|1987||Iniya Uravu Poothathu||Tamil|
|1987||Poo Mazhai Pozhiyuthu||Tamil|
|1987||Mangai Oru Gangai||Tamil|
|1987||Poove Ilam Poove||Tamil|
|1987||Kizhakku Africavil Sheela||Tamil|
|1990||En Veedu En Kanavar||Raja||Tamil|
|1990||Puttinti Pattu Cheera||Telugu|
|1990||Porantha Veettu Pattu Pudavai||Tamil|
|1991||Intlo Pilli Veedhilo Puli||Shiva Ram||Telugu|
|1991||Mugguru Attala Muddula Alludu||Telugu|
|1992||Jagannatham & Sons||Vijay||Telugu|
|1993||Rowdy Gaari Teacher||Telugu|
|1995||Ammoru||Telugu||Dubbed in Tamil as Amman|
|1995||Guntur Gundamma Katha||Telugu|
|1998||Kalavaari Chellelu Kanakamalakshmi||Telugu|
|1998||Subbaraju Gari Kutumbam||Telugu|
|1999||O Panaipotundi Baboo...!||Ram||Telugu|
|2000||Devi Putrudu||Har Gopal||Telugu|
|2000||Ee Taram Nehru||Telugu|
|2000||Ammo! Okato Tareekhu||Kiran||Telugu|
|2006||Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai||Vetri||Tamil|
|2006||Gopi – Goda Meeda Pilli||Lord Vishnu||Telugu|
|2012||Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi||Akilan Venkatesan||Tamil|
|2012||Sattam Oru Iruttarai||Tamil|
|2014||Adavi Kaachina Vennela||Telugu|
|2015||Lion||CBI Chief Kesava Prasad||Telugu|
|2016||Azhagu Kutti Chellam||Tamil|
|2017||Aval||Doctor Prasad||Tamil, Telugu, Hindi|
|2018||Hello Guru Prema Kosame||Reethu's father||Telugu|
|2019||Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum||Reethu's father||Tamil|
- 1995 Aasai for Ajith Kumar (Tamil)
- 1997 Ratchagan for Nagarjuna (Tamil)
- 2019 Manam for Nagarjuna (Tamil)
- 2002 Raghava (Telugu)
|2018–present||Lakshmi Stores||Devaraj||Tamil||Sun TV|
|2017–2018||Nathicharami||Yamuna's husband||Telugu||Gemini TV|
- "Second Coming". 27 November 2010. Retrieved 5 September 2016 – via The Hindu.
- "Actor Suresh - Tamil Movie Actors Interview - Panneer Pushpangal Asal Kozhi Koovudhu Kizhkku Kadarkarai Salai Mandhira Punnagai Pookkalai Parikkadheergal - Behindwoods.com". Retrieved 5 September 2016.
- "IndiaGlitz – Suresh is Ajiths villain – Tamil Movie News". Retrieved 5 September 2016.
- "Kadhalil Sodhapuvadhu Yeppadi: Simple is beautiful". 18 February 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2016 – via The Hindu.