Suresh Krishna was born in Chennai on 5th April. His career began in Tamil television. He went on to perform various roles in Tamil and Telgu movies as well. He shifted to Malayalam television industry and went on to portray lead roles in several hit serials, earning him a reputation as a popular television actor among the Malayali audience. His success in the mini screen paved way for his entry into the Malayalam filmdom where he has successfully etched a number of negative and character roles with all the leading stars. Suresh has earned several awards and accolades for his acting skills in both television and silver screen. Some of his well known roles include the Prince “Kaitheri Ambu” from the movie Pazhassi Raja with Mammootty and the highly villainous “Georgekutty” from the movie Christian Brothers with Mohanlal. His role as the middle aged “Loniasaan” from the movie “KuttySrank” by director Shaji N. Karun was well acclaimed by critics and won him a Film Fare Nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. His latest ventures are “Venicile Vyapaari” and “Ulakam Chuttum Vaaliban” in Malayalam along with a couple of Tamil and Telgu ventures.
''In 2002, Suresh made his debut on the Malayalam big screen in Vinayan's Karumadikuttan. Since then he has acted in a slew of Malayalam films with major directors and stars, including Kamal [Manjupoloru Penkutty and Rapakkal], Santhosh Sivan [Ananthabhadram], Ranjith [Paleri Manikyam, Kerala Cafe], Joshi [Christian Brothers], Shaji N. Karun in Kutty Srank and Hariharan in his epic film PazhassiRaja. In PazhassiRaja and Kutty Srank, he played major roles along side Mammootty. Kaitheri Ambu of Pazhassi Raja and Loni Aasan of Kutty Srank were milestones in his career. Besides his roles as a supporting actor, he is noted for his strong negative characters starting with the villain "Shekarankutty" from Karumadikuttan, the lecherous stepfather "Mohan" from Manju Poloru Penkutti, the cruel "Kishanchand" from Banaras, the don "Paruthikkadan Shaji" from The Metro, the villainous "Manikunju" from Pappi Appacha [with Dileep] and the scheming GeorgeKutty from "Christian Brothers" [with Mohanlal] His performance as "Loni Asaan" in Shaji N. Karun's "KuttySrank" won him a Film Fare nomination for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the year 2010.
Suresh's first brush with acting was in a Tamil serial in Doordarshan, produced by Madhumohan in 1990. In 1995, Suresh's played the legendary Thiruvalluvar, earning him instant recognition across Tamil Nadu. Veteran actors such as the late Sivaji Ganeshan appreciated his role as the great Tamil saint. He was working in Tamil films and television from Chennai when he was offered a chance to debut in Malayalam through the hit serial Sthree Janmam. His next role was as Balashankar in K. K. Rajeev's Swapnam. His performance as the lovelorn husband fetched him numerous awards including the the Asianet Cine Award for The Best Actor. He then played Surya, in Orma, which was aired on Asianet itself and went on to become one of his best works on the small screen.