Suman (born Suman Talwar) is an Indian film actor known for his work predominantly in Telugu cinema and Tamil cinema. He was one of the most prominent stars of Telugu cinema during the 1980s. Most of his movies from 1983 to 1993 are performed very well at box office and that was the golden period for him. He has also played the roles of Gods like Venkateswara, Shiva, and Rama in Telugu. Suman has also starred in a few Malayalam, Kannada, and Odia films.Suman started his career in the role of a police officer in the Tamil movie Neechal kulam (1979) produced by T. R. Ramanna. In a career spanning almost 4 decades, he acted in more than 150 films as a hero in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and English language films. He has acted as the male lead in 100 Telugu films. He returned to acting by playing the villain in the Tamil films Sivaji (2007) and Kuruvi.(2008). He was cast as the main antagonist in the Malayalam movie Sagar alias Jacky. He won Nandi Award for Best Actor for the film Bava Bavamaridi. He has also won the Asianet Film Honour Special Jury Award in 2009. Suman is also starred in the Hollywood film Death And Taxis.