Prithviraj Sukumaran (born on 16 October 1982) is mostly known by his first name Prithviraj. He is an Indian actor, playback singer and producer best known for his work in Malayalam and Tamil films.
He made his debut in 2002 in the Malayalam film Nandanam directed by Ranjith, and has since acted in more than seventy films, notably Stop Violence, Ananthabhadram, Classmates, Vaasthavam, Thirakkatha, Urumi, Indian Rupee, Ayalum Njanum Thammil and Celluloid. He has also appeared in parallel films like Akale, Veettilekkulla Vazhi, Punyam Aham, Manjadikuru and Aakashathinte Niram. Prithviraj has won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor in 2006 for his performance in Vaasthavam and in 2012 for Ayalum Njanum Thammil & Celluloid.
Prithviraj made his debut in Tamil cinema through Kana Kandaen in 2005. His other notable films in Tamil are Parijatham, Mozhi and Raavanan. He made his debut in Telugu through Police Police in 2010.
He made his Bollywood acting opposite Rani Mukerji in Aiyyaa in 2012. He is also part of upcoming Hindi films like Aurangzeb and Happy New Year.
As a producer he started a production company, August Cinema, along with Santosh Sivan and Shaji Natesan. August Cinema has produced the films Urumi and Indian Rupee.