Suriya 38 launched; Aparna Balamurali signed as the female lead
As reported by us earlier, Suriya’s next (Suriya 38) is with director Sudha Kongara of ‘Irudhi Suttru’ fame. The movie was launched today in Chennai. Prominent members of the cast and crew were present for the launch. Malayali actress Aparna Balamurali has been signed as the female lead. GV Prakash is the composer and Niketh Bommireddy will be handling the cinematography.
Guneet Monga, who recently bagged the Oscar award for her critically acclaimed documentary production, ‘Period. End of Sentence’, is making her entry to Kollywood with this movie. Guneet’s Sikhya Entertainment is collaborating with Suriya’s 2D Entertainment for its production.
‘Suriya 38’ is said to be a very ambitious project. The makers have been involved with the pre-production works for over a year. Reports suggest that it is a biopic on GR Gopinath, the founder of Air Deccan and a retired captain of the Indian army, but the makers are yet
to confirm this.