Jiiva, started his film career as a Child Artist in the year 1996. He started performing the Lead Role in the film AASAI AASAIYAI. He won the Best Actor Award at Cyprus International Film Festival for his tremendous performance in the film RAAM. Apart from Challenging Roles, he started performing in Commercial Movies like Thenavettu, Siva Manasula Shakthi, Kacheri Aarambam etc..