Updated June 3rd, 2024 at 10:34 IST

Suriya 44 First Shot: Suriya Sports Retro Look In Karthik Subbaraj's Directorial

The first look video from Suriya 44 features the actor with his back to the camera, sitting on a ledge with suitcases by his side, gazing at the sea.

Suriya 44 first shot | Image:Karthik Subbaraj/X

Suriya is all set to collaborate with acclaimed filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj for his next Tamil cinema project, tentatively titled Suriya 44. This much-anticipated film, marking the National Award-winning actor's 44th venture in Tamil cinema, is being promoted as a gangster action drama. The production recently commenced in Port Blair, Andaman Nicobar Islands, with the makers releasing a "First Shot" video on social media.

Suriya's first look from Suriya 44 is out

The video features Suriya with his back to the camera, sitting on a ledge with suitcases by his side, gazing at the sea. As the camera zooms in, he turns around, gives a sardonic laugh, and gestures menacingly for the camera to come closer. Suriya is seen wearing a colourful striped shirt, sporting a long mullet and Fu Manchu-style facial hair.

Sharing the video, Karthik Subbaraj wrote, "The First Shot..... #Suriya44 #Suriya44FirstShot #LoveLaughterWar #AKarthikSubbarajPadam." Meanwhile, Suriya wrote, "Lights! Camera!! Action!!! #LoveLaughterWar #AKarthikSubbarajPadam Shoot in progress…"

What more do we know about Suriya 44?

On Saturday, Karthik Subbaraj announced the rest of the cast on his X handle, revealing that Pooja Hegde has been cast as one of the leads. The film also stars Jayaram, Karuna Karan, and Joju George. The music will be composed by Santosh Narayanan, and Shreyaas Krishna will handle the cinematography.

The announcement poster features a burning vintage car with a tree in the foreground bearing a heart carved into it, pierced by an arrow. The film's tagline reads, "Love, laughter, war."


Published June 3rd, 2024 at 10:34 IST