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My Wait Has Ended In Vain: Surya On Gautham Menon's Movie

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Actor Surya has walked out of forthcoming Tamil movie Dhruva Natchathiram directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon. The movie was launched a few months back. As the director could not come up with bound script, he has decided to opt out of the movie.

In a press release, Surya claimed, "I only do films if I like the story. I quite liked Gautham's story, but requested him to tweak it a little. But I waited for six months and I still waiting. Unfortunately, my wait has ended in (vain), therefore I'm pulling out of this project."

Surya alleges that Gautham Menon had earlier done the same with Chennaiyil Oru Mazhaikaalam. "This is not the first time I have shared such an experience with Gautham. In the past, we launched another film called Chennaiyil Oru Mazhaikaalam. We shot for a week and then I waited for another eight months before pulling out," he added.

Dhruva Natchathiram was launched in May. Menon had also cast few actors for the film and even shot a few scenes. "I can't wait any longer as I feel Gautham and I are heading in opposite directions in our ideologies," Surya said. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...


Surya claims that he can't continue to work with him. He claims, "I don't think I can work together with Gautham Menon."

Surya's Next Movie

Now, Surya will start working on yet-untitled Linguswamy project from November onwards, while Menon is busy shooting his part for upcoming independent film X, which features Rajat Kapoor in the lead.

Surya-Gautham's Blockbuster Movies

Surya and Gautham Menon had earlier worked together in Blockbusters Kaakha Kaakha and Vaarnam Aaiyram.


It is second movie of Gautham Menon in the recent years to have been dropped. Earlier, he had announced Yohan with Vijay. The movie was dropped to similar kind of reasons.

Surya With Samantha

Surya, who is basking in the success of Singam 2, is pairing up with Samantha in the multilingual movie.

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