Sun Tv bags Soorarai Pottru rights for a huge price
Suriya starrer ‘Soorarai Pottru’ is gearing up to hit screens in April. The film is co-written and directed by Sudha Kongara of ‘Irudhi Suttru’ fame. It is a highly anticipated film that is loosely based on the life of GR Gopinath, the founder of Air Deccan, who is also a retired captain of the Indian army. Owing to hype, the film’s satellite rights has been bagged by market leader Sun TV for a huge price.
‘Soorarai Pottru’ has Suriya playing the lead character named Nedumaaran Rajangam Maara, who is a common man hailing from a small town who dreams of owning an aircraft business. Along with Suriya, the supporting cast also includes Aparna Balamurali, Paresh Rawal, Urvashi, Karunas, Vivek Prasanna, Kaali Venkatb and Mohan Babu in important roles.
GV Prakash is handling the music department. Guneet Monga’s Sikhya Entertainment is producing the film jointly with Suriya’s own production house, 2D Entertainment.