Actor Suriya’s next film Soorarai Pottru will release on Amazon Prime Video. The actor made the announcement on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on Twitter. He wrote, “I am glad that audiences across the world will be able to watch Soorarai Pottru, on Amazon Prime Video from their homes in these unprecedented times. This film is our labour of love and I am happy that it will now entertain the global audience.”
— Suriya Sivakumar (@Suriya_offl) August 22, 2020
It was being speculated that Soorarai Pottru is a biopic on Captain GR Gopinath who found Air Deccan. However, Suriya clarified that the film is not a biopic on him but is only inspired by few events in his life. Apart from Suriya it also stars Aparna Balamurali, Mohan Babu, Paresh Rawal in prominent roles.
“The moment I heard the script from Director Sudha, I was sure it has to be told and I wanted to produce this film under 2D Entertainment”, shared Suriya and added, “Essaying Capt. Gopinath’s character came to me as a challenge, but we are very proud of our final product.
Directed by Sudha Kongara, the film will release on October 30. Sudha said, “Directing Suriya is a joy. He was my first and last choice for the role of Capt. Gopinath. Premiering the film on Amazon Prime Video is a novel experience and am looking forward to it. It’s exciting for a content creator to know that a wide variety of people are going to be watching this film, across the world.”
The music of the film is composed by GV Prakash and will be his first-time collaboration with Suriya. A few days ago, GV had revealed that the album for the film has already been completed and have turned out to be quite well. Taking to his Twitter page, the music composer revealed his excitement on associating with Suriya for a project. Speaking about the director Sudha Kongara, this film will be her third one as a director after Drohi and Irudhi Suttru. The latter was made as a bilingual in Tamil and Hindi with R Madhavan and Ritika Singh in lead roles.