Soorarai Pottru, the upcoming Suriya starring action drama is one of the most anticipated Tamil films of the year. The movie, which was originally supposed to be released on April 9, 2020, was postponed due to the coronavirus scare and the all India lockdown. Recently, it was reported that Soorarai Pottru will release in June 2020.
But the latest reports suggest that the Suriya starrer has been postponed again. If the reports are to be believed, Soorarai Pottru will not hit the theaters in June 2020 as expected, but is pushed to August 2020. If things fall in place, the Sudha Kongara directorial will be released on August 15, 2020, as an Independence day special release.
The Soorarai Pottru cast and crew members are expected to make an official announcement on the release date very soon. Meanwhile, the VFX works of the Suriya starrer has been progressing in full swing amidst the lockdown. Reportedly, the post-production of the project will be finished in a couple of weeks.
Soorarai Pottru, which marks Suriya's first collaboration with the talented filmmaker Sudha Kongara, is loosely based on the life of GR Gopinath, the founder of Air Deccan. Suriya, who appears as the central character Nedumaaran Rajangam aka Maara, is appearing in four different get-ups in the movie, including the look of a 19-year-old.
Aparna Balamurali, the Sarvam Thala Mayam fame actress has appeared as the female lead in the movie. Reportedly, Aparna, who plays the character Bommi in the movie, learned the Madurai slang with the help of a language coach. The actress has also dubbed on her own voice for her character in Soorarai Pottru.
The songs and background score are composed by the renowned musician GV Prakash Kumar. Niketh Bommireddy is the DOP. Sathish Suriya handles the editing. Soorarai Pottru is produced by Suriya himself, along with Guneet Monga under the banners 2D Entertainment and Sikhya Entertainment.