Suriya, who graced the silver screen last in K.V. Anand's Kaappaan, is gearing up for the release of his new film Soorarai Pottru. The movie was initially planned for an April 2020 release, however, due to the lockdown, the makers pushed the release. Now, according to reports, the Suriya starrer will hit the screens on Independence Day weekend. Reportedly, the makers are hoping for the coronavirus situation to be subsided by then. However, the makers are yet to confirm the news.
Soorarai Pottru, starring Suriya, Aparna Balamurali, and Paresh Rawal in the lead is based on the events and struggles of Air Deccan founder G. R. Gopinath's life. The movie will see Suriya essaying the role of Nedumaaran Rajangam. The movie directed by Sudha Kongara is bankrolled by Suriya's 2D Entertainment in association with Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment. The teaser of Soorarai Pottru was released a few months ago, amping up the expectations of the moviegoers.
On the work front, Suriya will be soon reuniting with Hari. The duo has worked in movies like Singam franchise, Vel, and Aaru, all of which were profitable ventures. Meanwhile, the forthcoming movie is titled Aruvaa, which is touted to be family entertainment.
According to reports, Suriya was expected to join the sets of the Hari directorial in April. However, due to the coronavirus crisis, the shooting of the movie is stalled. Besides the upcomer, Suriya has reportedly signed a Vetrimaaran directorial. The movie, titled Vaadivaasal, will mark the first collaboration of Suriya and Vetrimaaran.