Only recently, the team of Soorarai Pottru, a film which has brought together Suriya and director Sudha Kongara, started shooting for the movie.
Within days, the team has completed the first schedule. Posting about this, heroine Aparna Balamurali wrote: “Wrapping up the first schedule of Soorarai Pottru!”
Updating a selfie with Suriya on Instagram, she further posted: “”So much in love with everything about this set. My iron lady, Sudha maam.. nothing like her.And this main man. He is beyond words. One in millions Waiting for the next schedule to start”.
The film is said to be a biopic on Air Deccan founder Captain Gopinath. Aparna Balamurali, who was last seen in Rajiv Menon’s Sarvam Thaala Mayam, has been roped in as the female lead.
While Suriya plays the role of Gopinath, Aparna will essay the role of his wife Bhargavi Gopinath. Actors Arjunan, Kaali Venkat and Vivek Prasanna are part of the supporting cast.
Suriya posted: “Starting shoot with #DirSudhaKongara. We need all your love..!! #SudhaKongara @gvprakash@nikethbommi @Aparnabala2 @editorsuriya @jacki_art @guneetm @sikhyaent @rajsekarpandian @SF2_official.”
The film will be bankrolled by Suriya’s production house 2D Entertainment and co-produced by Rajasekar Karpoorasundarapandian in association with Oscar award winning producer Guneet Monga.
Surya is currently busy working on KV Anand’s Kaappaan. Bankrolled by Lyca Production, the film also stars Malayalam superstar Mohanlal with Arya playing the antagonist. The film would mark the third collaboration of Suriya and Anand after their previous outings Ayan and Maattraan.