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'''Chandra Suresh''' (Hindi: '''सुरेश चंद्र''') is [[Mohinder Suresh|Mohinder]]'s late father and studied the phenomenon of [[evolved humans]].
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'''Chandra Suresh''' (Hindi: '''सुरेश चंद्र''') is [[Mohinder Suresh|Mohinder]]'s late father. He studied the phenomenon of [[evolved humans]].
  
 
==About==
 
==About==
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==Character History==
 
==Character History==
===[[Genesis]]===
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===[[Season One]]===
[[Nirand]] delivers news of Chandra's death to [[Mohinder]]. Both Mohinder and a [[HRG|man wearing horn-rimmed glasses]] are interested in Chandra's [[research]].
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{{season summary|season=One}}
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Theorizing that evolution still affects human species and is granting them extraordinary [[abilities]], Chandra leaves his [[Chennai University|university]] in India and travels to [[New York, NY|New York]] in search for the clues which can prove his theory. He makes friends with his neighbor, [[Eden McCain]], who is in fact an undercover agent from a mysterious organization known only as "[[the Company]]", assigned to watch Chandra. He meets a watchmaker, [[Gabriel Gray]], whom he believes to be an evolved human, and runs some tests on him, but fails to detect his ability of [[intuitive aptitude]] and gives up on him. After Gabriel discovers his ability on his own and learns to [[Ability theft|use it offensively]], he returns to Chandra, and he accepts Gabriel's offer to help him find other people with abilities. Eventually, Chandra learns that Gabriel, who has adopted the alias of Sylar, is responsible for [[Sylar's victims|deaths]] of other evolved humans, and is ultimately killed by him.
  
===[[Graphic Novel:Monsters]]===
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===[[Episode:The Second Coming|The Second Coming]]===
[[Mohinder's grandmother]] tells a young [[Mohinder]] stories of [[Kali]], but Chandra refutes them; he believes in science over religion. A present day Mohinder goes to his father's [[Chelsea Cab Company|place of employment]] in [[New York, NY|New York]] and views the cab in which his father was [[Sylar's victims|killed]].
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[[Mohinder Suresh|Mohinder]] tells [[Maya Herrera|Maya]] that his father toiled for years to isolate the gene that controls [[abilities]].
  
===[[Don't Look Back]]===
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===[[Episode:Dying of the Light|Dying of the Light]]===
[[Eden McCain]], Chandra's former neighbor, joins [[Mohinder]] in searching Chandra's [[research]], which Mohinder believes was the catalyst for his father's murder. Mohinder listens to a [[Sylar's message|message]] in which Chandra refutes [[Sylar]]'s claims that his "hunger" was caused by Chandra.
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[[Mohinder]] tells [[Nathan]] that he once put all his faith in Chandra's research, but never got anywhere until he thought for himself.
  
===[[One Giant Leap]]===
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===[[Episode:Turn and Face the Strange|Turn and Face the Strange]]===
[[Peter Petrelli]] tries to convince [[Nathan|his brother]] of the valid theorems posited in Chandra's [[Activating Evolution|book]].
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[[Mohinder Suresh|Mohinder]] pushes in the lock to Chandra's old apartment only to find that [[Emile Danko|Danko]]'s men have emptied the apartment of its contents, including Chandra's research.  The [[Chandra's super|landlord]] informs Mohinder that Chandra did leave some things in storage elsewhere in the building.
  
===[[Collision]]===
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Amongst Chandra's items is a file on [[Coyote Sands]]. In the file, there is a copy of Chandra's identification from the center dated February 13, 1961.
[[Eden]] presents [[Mohinder]] with Chandra's ashes. Later, [[Peter]] jokes to Mohinder that they're both just cheap knockoffs of their fathers.
 
  
===[[Better Halves]]===
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[[Image:Chandra in 1961.jpg|thumb|right|Chandra in 1961]]
Mohinder takes Chandra's ashes to [[India]].
 
  
===[[Episode:Seven Minutes to Midnight|Seven Minutes to Midnight]]===
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===[[Episode:1961|1961]]===
As [[Mohinder]] dozes off at the desk in [[Chandra's office|his father's office]] at [[Chennai University]], he has a [[dream manipulation|vivid dream]] of his last conversation with his father.  Chandra is arguing with his son, expressing how he believes [[List of articles related to Chandra Suresh's research|his theories]] are correct. [[Mohinder]] replies it is becoming harder to "cover for him", referring that his theories are generating displeasure at the university.  Chandra tells him he'll see who the fool will be.
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In [[1961 (year)|1961]], Chandra Suresh works at [[Coyote Sands]] as a doctor. He greets young [[Angela Petrelli|Angela Shaw]] and [[Shaw (disambig)|her family]] as they step off a bus. He gives them a tour of the camps and introduces them to [[Dr. Zimmerman]]. Angela trusts Chandra, but [[Alice Shaw]] and [[Charles Deveaux]] do not. Chandra tests and [[Coyote Sands films|films]] people to see their [[Ability|abilities]]. He tests Angela and she tells him that she [[Angela's dreams|dreamed]] that he was going to kill every one here. When Chandra goes to test Alice, she refuses and [[Mr. Shaw|her dad]] [[Seismic burst|helps]] her get free from his grasp. Alice then starts [[weather manipulation|a huge storm]] and the armed guards start shooting. The camps are ruined and most of the people there, are dead.
[[Image:Mohinder nirand kanyakumari.jpg|thumb|left|Chandra's funeral]]
 
[[Mohinder]]'s location suddenly changes and now he watches Chandra admit that his plan to go to [[New York City]] may be a bad idea after all. [[Mohinder's mother|His wife]] tells Chandra that if he doesn't go then it will consume him. Chandra expresses concern that Mohinder will hate him for it.  Chandra suggests that maybe he should stay for [[Mohinder]]'s sake, but his mother convinces him not to.
 
 
 
Later, [[Mohinder]] has another vision of Chandra in New York City - a vision of Chandra's [[Sylar's victims|murder]]. Chandra is a cab driver, and [[Sylar|his passenger]] smashes through the security glass. [[Image:Sylars victims chandra.jpg|thumb|right|Chandra, killed in his cab]] The attacker grabs Chandra's head, smashing it against the glass window. In the mêlée, the killer breaks his [[watch]].  Chandra is killed after his neck is snapped.
 
 
 
===[[Episode:Homecoming|Homecoming]]===
 
[[Mohinder]] has another dream, in which he sees Chandra trying to persuade [[Nirand]] about [[Sanjog]]'s abilities.  The setting of the dream shifts and Mohinder watches a conversation he had with his father where he tried to offer his assistance with the research but was rebuffed by his father. 
 
 
 
Later, [[Mohinder's mother]] tells him that she heard from [[Mira]] that he turned down the job offer and is returning to [[New York City]]. She tells him that Chandra didn't tell him that he succeeded in finding the evolved humans because he wanted Mohinder to live his own life. Mohinder tells his mother that he's going to find them and tell them who they are and warm them of the dangers. His mother worries about who will protect him.
 
 
 
===[[Episode:Six Months Ago|Six Months Ago]]===
 
Chandra tracks down [[Sylar|Gabriel Gray]] at his [[Gray and Sons|watch repair shop]]. They discuss human evolution and he gives Gabriel a copy of his book, ''[[Activating Evolution]]''. In [[Chandra's apartment (Brooklyn)|Chandra's apartment]], Chandra and Gabriel discuss running tests on Gabriel's brain, and Chandra notes that everything the human body does is controlled in the brain. Later, after running tests, Chandra seems doubtful of Gabriel's [[powers]].
 
 
 
After Gabriel leaves, Mr. Bennet, whom Chandra [[cell phone|telephoned]] earlier, arrives. They discuss their respective daughters, [[Shanti]] and [[Claire]]. Chandra confesses that Shanti's genetic mutation was the portal to his study of human evolution. He hopes that "no one would suffer as she did."
 
 
 
After Gabriel Gray [[Sylar's victims|murdered]] [[Brian Davis]], he meets with Chandra again. He shows off his newly acquired [[power]] of [[telekinesis]], and Chandra is quite surprised.
 
 
 
===[[Godsend]]===
 
[[Mr. Bennet]] tells [[Mohinder]] that he knows about the [[list]] Chandra created.
 
 
 
===[[The Fix]]===
 
Mohinder tells [[Nathan]] about Chandra's research, and how it affects [[Peter]].
 
  
===[[Run!]]===
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===[[Episode:Strange Attractors|Strange Attractors]]===
[[Mohinder]] continues his father's research by contacting [[evolved humans|people]] from [[the list]].
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[[Sylar]] comments that [[Mohinder Suresh|Mohinder]] did not answer [[Matt Parkman, Sr.|Matt]]'s phone call because he is probably still continuing Chandra's [[research]].
  
===[[Unexpected]]===
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===[[Episode:Brother's Keeper|Brother's Keeper]]===
In a [[Bozeman|Montana]] motel, [[Mohinder]] tells [[Sylar]] (who poses as [[Zane Taylor]]) about Chandra's [[Sylar's victims|murder]], and the unknown whereabouts of his killer.
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[[Mira Shenoy]] shows [[Mohinder]] the box of Chandra's work from 1960s and says she is disappointed he hasn't thrown it away. She warns that every time he studies his father's work, it leads to a dark place. Mohinder admits that she might be right and places the box in the garbage.
  
===[[Episode:Parasite|Parasite]]===
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Later, Mohinder gets up to retrieve Chandra's box and then takes out a spool of film. He plays it and watches his father make an entry from the [[Coyote Sands|Coyote Sands Relocation Center]] on March 5, 1961. Chandra talks of a small but measurable force that is dangerous around large number of special persons. It increases exponentially and [[Terrakinesis|seismic energy]] is radiating from [[Mrs. Sullivan|a pregnant woman]]. Chandra plans to document the birth of [[Samuel Sullivan|the child]]. As he makes the recordings, tremors shake the compound. Using the equations on Chandra's chalkboard in the film, Mohinder assembles a [[compass]].
[[Mohinder]] tries in earnest to continue Chandra's [[research]]. He remembers that Chandra identified [[Gabriel Gray]] as [[Patient Zero]], so he takes spinal fluid sample from Sylar. He realizes the key to his father's research. Sylar tells Mohinder that Chandra used to confide things in him, including things about [[Shanti]]. Sylar says that Mohinder was always seeking approval from Chandra, but Sylar gave Chandra the stimulation he needed. Sylar calls Chandra a parasite. Mohinder attempts to [[revenge|avenge]] his father's [[Sylar's victims|murder]] by [[The Company's gun|shooting]] Sylar, albeit unsuccessfully.
 
  
===[[Episode:The Hard Part|The Hard Part]]===
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When Mohinder arrives to [[the carnival]], he discusses with [[Joseph Sullivan]] Chandra's theory.
[[Mohinder]] finds a photo of [[Chandra]], [[Mohinder's mother|his mother]], and [[Shanti]].
 
  
===[[The Second Coming]]===
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===[[Episode:Thanksgiving|Thanksgiving]]===
[[Mohinder]] tells [[Maya]] that his father toiled for years to isolate the gene that controls [[abilities]].
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[[Samuel Sullivan|Samuel]] watches Chandra's tape that explains how the power of certain evolved humans can increase exponentially in the presence of more evolved humans. He smiles as the baby begins to [[Terrakinesis|unleash waves of seismic power]].
  
===[[Turn and Face the Strange]]===
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==[[Heroes Evolutions]]==
[[Mohinder]] pushes in the lock to Chandra's old apartment only to find that [[Danko]]'s men have emptied the apartment of its contents, including Chandra's research.  The [[Chandra's super|landlord]] informs Mohinder that Chandra did leave some things in storage elsewhere in the building. 
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On [[March 5, 1961]], Chandra recorded [[Coyote Sands films|several films]] while at [[Coyote Sands]]. In the films, Chandra shares his observations on a force inherent in [[evolved humans]] which amplifies exponentially when the forces approximate. He also reports that there has been an unusual amount of [[terrakinesis|seismic activity]] emanating from [[Mrs. Sullivan|a pregnant woman]], who gives birth to [[Samuel Sullivan|a baby]] during one of the films.
 
 
Amongst Chandra's items is a file on [[Coyote Sands]]. In the file, there is a copy of Chandra's identification from the center dated February 13, 1961.
 
 
 
===[[Episode:1961|1961]]===
 
In [[1961 (year)|1961]], Chandra Suresh works at [[Coyote Sands]] as a doctor. He greets young [[Angela Petrelli|Angela Shaw]] and [[Shaw (disambig)|her family]] as they step off a bus. He gives them a tour of the camps and introduces them to [[Dr. Zimmerman]]. [[Angela]] trusts Chandra, but [[Alice Shaw]] and [[Charles Deveaux]] do not. Chandra was testing people and seeing their [[Ability|abilities]]. He tests [[Angela]] and she tells him that she [[Angela's dreams|dreamt]] that he was going to kill every one [[Coyote Sands|here]]. When Chandra goes to test [[Alice Shaw|Alice]], she refuses and [[Mr. Shaw|her dad]] helps her get free from his grasp. Alice then starts a huge storm and the armed guards start shooting. The camps are ruined and most of the people there, are dead.
 
  
===[[Episode:Strange Attractors|Strange Attrators]]===
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===[[The Odessa Report]]===
[[Sylar]] comments that [[Mohinder Suresh|Mohinder]] did not answer [[Matt]]'s phone call because he is probably still continuing Chandra's [[research]].
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In an interview, [[Mohinder]] speaks to the reporter about his father.
  
 
==Memorable Quotes==
 
==Memorable Quotes==
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"''[[Darwin]] said a scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, a heart of stone. That's me, [[Mohinder]]. It's not you. Go home.''"
 
"''[[Darwin]] said a scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, a heart of stone. That's me, [[Mohinder]]. It's not you. Go home.''"
  
: - Chandra Suresh (to [[Mohinder]]) (''[[Homecoming]]'')
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: - Chandra Suresh (to [[Mohinder]]) (''[[Episode:Homecoming|Homecoming]]'')
  
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* There was initially another actor cast for the role of Chandra Suresh. In a [[:Image:Picture of Mohinder and former Chandra.jpg|graduation photo]] seen in ''[[Genesis]]'', a bearded Chandra stands next to Mohinder. In a [[:Image:Picture of Mohinder and current Chandra.jpg|later graduation photo]] seen in ''[[Homecoming]]'', [[Erick Avari]] is standing next to Mohinder. In fact, ''[[Monsters]]'' shows [[:Image:MonstersChandra.JPG|a bearded Chandra]] rather than a likeness of Erick Avari. The actor change is also evident in the photo on the back of ''[[Activating Evolution]]''. In all aired episodes, the jacket photo showed Erick Avari.  However, the recap before ''[[Collision]]'' showed the scene with Peter giving the book to Nathan, and a [[:Image:SureshBook.JPG|different photograph]] of a man in a turban was used.  When earlier episodes were rebroadcast, the Erick Avari cover was again used.  A closer analysis indicates that it is the other photograph of the man wearing a turban that is obsolete: in the scene with Peter and Nathan, the book shows the Erick Avari photo.  Then as the book is put down, the other photo [[:Image:Original cover.jpg|appears briefly in a wide shot]], and finally in the next scene it's the Erick Avari cover again.  It would have been difficult to cover, alter, or refilm the wide shot, so what probably happened was that the turbaned photo was used as a stand-in until Erick Avari was cast, and then the close-ups of the cover were re-filmed before the episode was broadcast.  Somehow, the original shot was inadvertently used for the recap before ''Collision''.
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* There was initially another actor cast for the role of Chandra Suresh. In a [[:Image:Picture of Mohinder and former Chandra.jpg|graduation photo]] seen in ''[[Genesis]]'', a bearded Chandra stands next to Mohinder. In a [[:Image:Picture of Mohinder and current Chandra.jpg|later graduation photo]] seen in ''[[Episode:Homecoming|Homecoming]]'', [[Erick Avari]] is standing next to Mohinder. In fact, ''[[Monsters]]'' shows [[:Image:MonstersChandra.JPG|a bearded Chandra]] rather than a likeness of Erick Avari. The actor change is also evident in the photo on the back of ''[[Activating Evolution]]''. In all aired episodes, the jacket photo showed Erick Avari.  However, the recap before ''[[Collision]]'' showed the scene with Peter giving the book to Nathan, and a [[:Image:SureshBook.JPG|different photograph]] of a man in a turban was used.  When earlier episodes were rebroadcast, the Erick Avari cover was again used.  A closer analysis indicates that it is the other photograph of the man wearing a turban that is obsolete: in the scene with Peter and Nathan, the book shows the Erick Avari photo.  Then as the book is put down, the other photo [[:Image:Original cover.jpg|appears briefly in a wide shot]], and finally in the next scene it's the Erick Avari cover again.  It would have been difficult to cover, alter, or refilm the wide shot, so what probably happened was that the turbaned photo was used as a stand-in until Erick Avari was cast, and then the close-ups of the cover were re-filmed before the episode was broadcast.  Somehow, the original shot was inadvertently used for the recap before ''Collision''.
 
* "[[wikipedia:Chandra|Chandra]]" is a Hindu moon god. There is a picture of the moon in [[Chandra's apartment (Brooklyn)|Chandra's apartment]]. The moon god is sometimes identified with [[Soma]], the Hindu bull/bird god that evolved into a lunar deity.
 
* "[[wikipedia:Chandra|Chandra]]" is a Hindu moon god. There is a picture of the moon in [[Chandra's apartment (Brooklyn)|Chandra's apartment]]. The moon god is sometimes identified with [[Soma]], the Hindu bull/bird god that evolved into a lunar deity.
 
* The story was originally meant to follow Chandra tracking down [[Evolved Humans|evolved humans]], however, when [[Sendhil Ramamurthy]] was cast, the character of [[Mohinder]] was created as Chandra's son.
 
* The story was originally meant to follow Chandra tracking down [[Evolved Humans|evolved humans]], however, when [[Sendhil Ramamurthy]] was cast, the character of [[Mohinder]] was created as Chandra's son.
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Latest revision as of 02:50, 9 October 2015

Chandra Suresh
Chandra suresh.jpg
Portrayed by Erick Avari,
Ravi Kapoor (in 1961)
First appearance Seven Minutes to Midnight
In-story stats
Known ability None
Gender
Date of death September 28, 2006
Home New York, NY, formerly Madras, India
Residence Chandra Suresh's apartment
Occupations Geneticist, professor, taxi cab driver
Significant other Mrs. Suresh
Children Mohinder Suresh,
Shanti Suresh (deceased)
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Chandra Suresh (Hindi: सुरेश चंद्र) is Mohinder's late father. He studied the phenomenon of evolved humans.

About

Chandra Suresh was the author of Activating Evolution, a book which appears to explain the reason so many people with powers are suddenly appearing. He found a means of tracking and locating potential powered people. He was also connected with Sylar, whom he referred to as "Patient Zero". On a taped telephone conversation, however, he wanted nothing more to do with Sylar and insisted the strange man stop calling him. Before his death, Suresh kept a male lizard named after his son. Eden McCain, a friend Chandra made while living in New York called him "Papa Suresh" because she had difficulty pronouncing his first name.

Character History

Season One

For an episode-by-episode summary, see Chandra Suresh: Season One History.

Theorizing that evolution still affects human species and is granting them extraordinary abilities, Chandra leaves his university in India and travels to New York in search for the clues which can prove his theory. He makes friends with his neighbor, Eden McCain, who is in fact an undercover agent from a mysterious organization known only as "the Company", assigned to watch Chandra. He meets a watchmaker, Gabriel Gray, whom he believes to be an evolved human, and runs some tests on him, but fails to detect his ability of intuitive aptitude and gives up on him. After Gabriel discovers his ability on his own and learns to use it offensively, he returns to Chandra, and he accepts Gabriel's offer to help him find other people with abilities. Eventually, Chandra learns that Gabriel, who has adopted the alias of Sylar, is responsible for deaths of other evolved humans, and is ultimately killed by him.

The Second Coming

Mohinder tells Maya that his father toiled for years to isolate the gene that controls abilities.

Dying of the Light

Mohinder tells Nathan that he once put all his faith in Chandra's research, but never got anywhere until he thought for himself.

Turn and Face the Strange

Mohinder pushes in the lock to Chandra's old apartment only to find that Danko's men have emptied the apartment of its contents, including Chandra's research. The landlord informs Mohinder that Chandra did leave some things in storage elsewhere in the building.

Amongst Chandra's items is a file on Coyote Sands. In the file, there is a copy of Chandra's identification from the center dated February 13, 1961.

Chandra in 1961

1961

In 1961, Chandra Suresh works at Coyote Sands as a doctor. He greets young Angela Shaw and her family as they step off a bus. He gives them a tour of the camps and introduces them to Dr. Zimmerman. Angela trusts Chandra, but Alice Shaw and Charles Deveaux do not. Chandra tests and films people to see their abilities. He tests Angela and she tells him that she dreamed that he was going to kill every one here. When Chandra goes to test Alice, she refuses and her dad helps her get free from his grasp. Alice then starts a huge storm and the armed guards start shooting. The camps are ruined and most of the people there, are dead.

Strange Attractors

Sylar comments that Mohinder did not answer Matt's phone call because he is probably still continuing Chandra's research.

Brother's Keeper

Mira Shenoy shows Mohinder the box of Chandra's work from 1960s and says she is disappointed he hasn't thrown it away. She warns that every time he studies his father's work, it leads to a dark place. Mohinder admits that she might be right and places the box in the garbage.

Later, Mohinder gets up to retrieve Chandra's box and then takes out a spool of film. He plays it and watches his father make an entry from the Coyote Sands Relocation Center on March 5, 1961. Chandra talks of a small but measurable force that is dangerous around large number of special persons. It increases exponentially and seismic energy is radiating from a pregnant woman. Chandra plans to document the birth of the child. As he makes the recordings, tremors shake the compound. Using the equations on Chandra's chalkboard in the film, Mohinder assembles a compass.

When Mohinder arrives to the carnival, he discusses with Joseph Sullivan Chandra's theory.

Thanksgiving

Samuel watches Chandra's tape that explains how the power of certain evolved humans can increase exponentially in the presence of more evolved humans. He smiles as the baby begins to unleash waves of seismic power.

Heroes Evolutions

On March 5, 1961, Chandra recorded several films while at Coyote Sands. In the films, Chandra shares his observations on a force inherent in evolved humans which amplifies exponentially when the forces approximate. He also reports that there has been an unusual amount of seismic activity emanating from a pregnant woman, who gives birth to a baby during one of the films.

The Odessa Report

In an interview, Mohinder speaks to the reporter about his father.

Memorable Quotes

"Why? It was always this way with my father. Every question met with another question. Never an answer. Only 'why?' Even after he's dead."

- Mohinder (to Eden) (One Giant Leap)


"Darwin said a scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, a heart of stone. That's me, Mohinder. It's not you. Go home."

- Chandra Suresh (to Mohinder) (Homecoming)

Notes

Trivia

  • There was initially another actor cast for the role of Chandra Suresh. In a graduation photo seen in Genesis, a bearded Chandra stands next to Mohinder. In a later graduation photo seen in Homecoming, Erick Avari is standing next to Mohinder. In fact, Monsters shows a bearded Chandra rather than a likeness of Erick Avari. The actor change is also evident in the photo on the back of Activating Evolution. In all aired episodes, the jacket photo showed Erick Avari. However, the recap before Collision showed the scene with Peter giving the book to Nathan, and a different photograph of a man in a turban was used. When earlier episodes were rebroadcast, the Erick Avari cover was again used. A closer analysis indicates that it is the other photograph of the man wearing a turban that is obsolete: in the scene with Peter and Nathan, the book shows the Erick Avari photo. Then as the book is put down, the other photo appears briefly in a wide shot, and finally in the next scene it's the Erick Avari cover again. It would have been difficult to cover, alter, or refilm the wide shot, so what probably happened was that the turbaned photo was used as a stand-in until Erick Avari was cast, and then the close-ups of the cover were re-filmed before the episode was broadcast. Somehow, the original shot was inadvertently used for the recap before Collision.
  • "Chandra" is a Hindu moon god. There is a picture of the moon in Chandra's apartment. The moon god is sometimes identified with Soma, the Hindu bull/bird god that evolved into a lunar deity.
  • The story was originally meant to follow Chandra tracking down evolved humans, however, when Sendhil Ramamurthy was cast, the character of Mohinder was created as Chandra's son.

See Also

Fan Theories

Please refer to Theory:Chandra Suresh for fan-created theories and other speculation.

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