BEngring. in Mechanical Engineering, Thantai Periyal Government Institute of Technology, Chennai, 1996. Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Warwick Manufacturing Group, England, 1998. Master of Laws in International Economic Law, Warwick Law School, 1999.
Postgraduate diploma in patent law, National Law University, Hyderbad, India, 2002.
Head intellectual property division Surana & Surana International Attorneys, Chennai, 1999—2002. Chief Executive Officer, Global Business Solutions. Republican Interstate Commerce Commission India Interstate Commerce Commission, Paris.
President Rotract, Vellore, India, 1992—1993. Member of Institute Electrical Engineering (associate. Member managing committee Chennai Center Asia region 2001-2002).
Married Archana Sudhir Kurup, October 5, 1977. 1 child Abhishek Sudhir.