Surya has strongly denied his association with any Sinhalese film
producers or film makers. Recently, an English daily had carried an
item on the remake of Sinhalese film Devadasigal in Tamil
with Surya-Simran in the lead. The director Suresh Kumarasinghe of
the film had also also confirmed the news in a press interview.
Tamil activists including Pazha Nedumaran severely criticised
Surya for accepting the offer from a director, who is originated
from Sinhalese community. But now, Surya has denied all these
rumours. The actor, who is busy with his ongoing project
Singam, has sent a clarification letter through his media
manager Nikil Murugan.
He says, "There is no truth in it. I'm currently acting in
Singam directed by Hari. My forthcoming projects are a
Hindi movie by Ram Gopal Varma and a film under AR Murugadoss'
direction. It will be produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin. This is my
actual line up..."