Arya is an Indian actor and producer. He is best known for his work in the Tamil cinema. In 2005, he made his acting debut in the Tamil film Arinthum Ariyamalum. For this, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South. After more starring performances in several other Tamil movies, he was acclaimed for his role in the film Naan Kadavul. For his work here, he was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil.
He received another Best Actor nomination for his performance in Madrasapattinam. In 2010, he made his Telugu debut in Varudu, as well as made his Malayalam debut in Urumi. He was then praised for his role in 2013’s Raja Rani, winning the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor. In 2021, he starred in the film Teddy. Apart from his work as an actor, Arya has also accumulated his wealth by producing some Tamil and Malayalam films.