Romantic Tuesday : The beginning of romance for Suriya & Jyothika

Today Suriya celebrates his birthday. On this day in our Romantic Tuesday column, let's recall his romantic movie that only made it big but all began a love saga with Jyothika, whom he married later. Directed by Vasanth, the 1999 love saga Poovellam Kettupar, brought together Suriya and Jyothika for the first time on screen. Interestingly, it happened to be Jyothika's first venture as solo heroine in cinema.

A love story with a difference. It was restrained. To the point and oozes with energy. It showed the decent side of love. Both Suriya and Jyothika's performance was widely acclaimed. Music by Yuvan Shankar Raja added more fizz. All the songs were huge hits.

The movie made sure Suriya win more young fans. After Poovellam Kettupar followed a string of hits for both Suriya and Jyothika. A movie which will stay fresh in the hearts of their fans forever.