Soorarai Pottru: Ajay Devgn, Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar’s Names Being Considered For The Hindi Remake
Ajay Devgn, Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, John Abraham are currently the busiest actors in the industry. These stars have an amazing lineup of upcoming films and their fans cannot wait to see them in a new avatar. While these actors are busy with different projects currently, it is being reported that their names are being considered for the Hindi remake of Suriya’s film titled Soorarai Pottru.
The rumours surfaced online hours after the official announcement of the remake was made. The lead actor of the film, Suriya Sivakumar, tweeted, ” Excited to announce our association with @Abundantia_Ent lead by
@vikramix for #SooraraiPottru in Hindi, Directed by #SudhaKongara @CaptGopinath.”
Excited to announce our association with @Abundantia_Ent lead by @vikramix for #SooraraiPottru in Hindi, Directed by #SudhaKongara@CaptGopinath#Jyotika @rajsekarpandian @ShikhaaSharma03 @2D_ENTPVTLTD pic.twitter.com/ECjSpO9OOT
— Suriya Sivakumar (@Suriya_offl) July 12, 2021
Vikram Malhotra, the producer of the Hindi remake had been in talks with the makers of the Tamil-Telugu bilingual film, 2D Entertainment, for the last six months. The two finally sealed the deal this summer. Sudha Kongara will be directing the Hindi version of the Suriya Sivakumar-led film too. Malhotra is known for films like Sherni, Shakuntala Devi, Airlift and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, and fans are eager to see which actor do they get on board for this film.
Buzz is that the makers are very keen on getting one of these actors to play the lead role of Maara. Depending upon the availability of their dates, one of these superstars will be finalised for the sole. It is being said that the deal will possibly come into fruition soon and the announcement will be underway.
Soorarai Pottru released on Amazon Prime Video last year, and is loosely based on the life of GR Gopinath. Gopinath had founded the budget airline Air Deccan. Besides Suriya Sivakumar, the film also stars Aparna Balamurali, Paresh Rawal, Mohan Babu, Kavitha Ranjini and R Madhavan. Sivakuamr’s film was was the first Tamil film to release on OTT platform Amazon Prime Video after the theatres were shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The film was shortlisted for the 91st Academy Awards earlier as well. The film has added another achievement to its name recently as it became the third highest-rated ‘IMDb Top 1000’. Soorarai Pottru is behind Hollywood classics The Shawshank Redemption and The Godfather.
The film had to beat blockbuster classics like The Dark Knight, The Godfather: Part II, 12 Angry Men, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Pulp Fiction, Schindler’s List, Inception, Fight Club and many other movies. Suriya’s movie has an IMDb rating of 9.1.