Actor Suriya Sivakumar will next be seen in ‘Thaana Serndha Koottam’ which is being directed by Vignesh Sivan. The film is said to be an adaptation of Bollywood hit film ‘Special 26’ which starred Akshay Kumar in the lead role. ‘Thaana Serndha Koottam’ also stars Keerthy Suresh as the leading lady which was played by Kajal Aggarwal in the original Hindi flick. ‘Thaana Serndha Koottam’ is slated to be released during Pongal 2018, which is January 14. While all this is happening, there was an announcement made that Suriya will next team up with Selvaraghavan for a film which will kick off in January 2018. And the film was officially launched in Chennai on January 1st, 2018 which was attended by Suriya and director Selvaraghavan too. The film, which is being referred to as Suriya 36, will have Sai Pallavi playing the female lead role and is being bankrolled by SR Prabhu and SR Prakash under the banner Dream Warrior Pictures. Here are few pictures from the official launch of Suriya 36 to be directed by Selvaraghavan:
Speaking about the film director Selvaraghavan had recently said, “With Suriya sir, just like I am a fan of Kamal sir and Rajini sir, the little fanboy in me would create moments that his fans would enjoy. This does not mean my style would go but it just meansthat, there would be some space for the fanboy to extract the kind of Suriya that this fanboy likes to see on screen.”
“I am used to making raw and intense films and do not like any sort of compromise. In fact, none of my actors generally have a problem portraying the characters I sketch for them,” he further added. Also, during a recent Twitter chat, director Selvaraghavan opened up about Suriya 36 and said that it is his ‘dream’ project. He went on to add that this is the first time since ‘Pudhupettai’ that he has enjoyed scripting a story to the fullest. Well, this is quite a statement and is bound to add to the buzz surrounding Suriya 36.
Thaana Serndha Koottam will be dubbed into Telugu as well which is being handled by UV Creations. UV Creations confirmed today that the film is titled ‘Gang’ in Telugu and will be released on January 12th, 2018. Suriya is a very popular actor in Telugu with most of his films being dubbed here and have done very well in the past.
The music of the film is being composed by Anirudh Ravichander and the songs released so far have already become a rage among Tamil cinema music lovers and Suriya fans. One song that has created a mania amongst Tamil cinema fans is ‘Sodakku’ which seems to be a celebaration of fans led by Suriya in the film and is a peppy mass number. The visuals indicate that Suriya could be playing a Kamal Haasan fan in the film, and given the kind of situation Kamal Haasan is in, that could be a possibility. Sung by Anthony Daasan, ‘Sodakku’ is another promising number from Anirudh and expectations will be quite high on this.
Thfirst single track from the music of album of Thaanaa Serndha Koottam to be released was ‘Naana Thaana’. Sung by Anirudh himself, the song has received a great response on social media and has become a tripping number with the fans of Suriya. Naana Thaana Veena Ponaa is touted to be a romantic number between the characters played by Suriya and Keerthy Suresh, and is a catchy number. Anirudh seems to have used a lot of new sounds in Naana Thaana Veena Ponaa and has brought a fresh approach to it, making it a sensation already.