Name : Amar B. Choudry
Born : 4 January 1984 (age 30)
Place : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation : Actor
Years active : 1996; 2003–present
Height : 188cm
Spouse(s) : Supriya (married on 2007)
Parents : R. B. Choudary
Relatives : Jithan Ramesh (Brother)
Jiiva, also written Jeeva, (born Amar B. Choudry on 4 January 1984) is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Tamil films. Son of film producer R. B. Choudry, he started his career as a child actor in his father's films in 1996.
He performed his first lead role in the 2003 romantic film Aasai Aasaiyai, before rising to fame with his breakthrough performance in Raam (2005), for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Cyprus International Film Festival. Since, he became known for his versatility, essaying distinctly different roles in his subsequent films, such as a stuntman in Dishyum (2006), a slum dweller in E (2006) and a psychopath in Kattradhu Thamizh (2007).