The makers of Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner S3, which is nearing completion, are headed to Malaysia to shoot the climax. The film is gearing up for a grand release this Diwali.
"The team along with Suriya leaves on Friday (August 26) to Malaysia. It will be a two-week schedule and they will shoot some important sequences apart from a major action block. Apart from this schedule, the team has one more song to shoot," a source from the film's unit told IANS.
Andhra and Nizam Rights
It is said that Malkapuram Siva has bagged the Andhra
and Nizam rights for 18 Crore rupees. Suriya does have a decent
market in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and hence S3 is
expected to do well in those states.
In Kerala, it is said that the film was sold for 3.6 Crore
rupees and that a famous distribution company has bagged the
The makers are hoping to release the film for this year's
Diwali. Since there are no other major Tamil releases around that
time, S3 is expected to present Suriya his biggest opener
It Is 'S3' After 'Kabali'
S3 will be shot in some of the prime locations in
Malaysia. It is said that the team will travel to places where
Rajinikanth's Kabali had been shot, not many days
Other Cast & Crew
Apart from the lead actors, S3 has some of the seasoned
performers like Raadhika Sarathkumar, Robo Shankar,
Chaams and Nithin Sathya. While Priyan handles the
camera, VT Vijayan will take care of the editing bit.
Harris Jayaraj will be composing music for a Suriya-starrer
after a long time. All of his previous flicks starring the
Ghajini actor have been musical hits and the same
would be expected from S3 as well.
The film marks the debut of Hindi television actor Thakur Anoop Singh, who will be playing the antagonist. Directed by Hari, the project also stars Shruti Haasan and Anushka Shetty in the lead.
S3 is being bankrolled by KE Gnanavel Raja of Studio
Green and Suriya, according to the source, will return in his
police avatar, but in a more fierce role.
Meanwhile, the Tamil Nadu theatrical rights of S3 have
been sold for a whopping 41 Crore rupees, which is said to be the
highest price for any Suriya-starrer.
While many distribution companies had their eyes set on the
rights of S3, it was Udhayam Entertainment which
successfully bagged the rights in the end.
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