Soorarai Pottru, The Motorcycle Diaries, and a response to the truth-versus-fiction issue in biopics
All that matters in a biopic is whether the spirit of the subject is captured. That’s what you should base your evaluations on: basically, not the story you know but the story the film chooses to tell.
Soorarai Pottru movie review: Sudha Kongara, Suriya tell a moving, poetic biopic without deifying the leading man
I rooted for Suriya's character Maaran when he took flight. But also for director Sudha Kongara as she solidified her position as a rare female filmmaker to narrate a solid mainstream Tamil film.
The Crown Season 4, Aashram: Chapter 2, Sir, Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari are among the shows and films releasing this Diwali weekend.
Soorarai Pottru director Sudha Kongara opens up on making her voice heard in a male-dominated industry
"After my success at the box office, I saw a marked difference in people’s behavior. They started to treat me with a lot more respect. I felt it very strongly," says Sudha Kongara.
Suriya on producing Soorarai Pottru: Wasn't sure whether other producers would spend enough to fulfil Sudha Kongara's vision
"A film like Soorarai Pottru can be made only if a director like Sudha Kongara spends two years of her life for the script. I think the time a filmmaker spends on paper enhances the overall mood of the film," says Suriya.
The November streaming calendar includes big Diwali releases like Laxmii on Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex, Ludo on Netflix India, and Chhalaang and Soorai Pottru on Amazon Prime Video.
Urvashi, Paresh Rawal, Aparna Balamurali, veteran Telugu actor Mohan Babu, Karunas, Vivek Prasanna, Krishnakumar, Achyuth Kumar, Kaali Venkat, and Arjunan also star in Soorarai Pottru.
Suriya's Soorarai Pottru, scheduled to release on 30 October on Amazon Prime Video, delayed over pending NOCs
'We understand the wait is inevitable as this adverse time demands more focus on the nation and its priorities than anything else,' Suriya says.
Welcome to the Blumhouse, R Madhavan and Anushka Shetty-starrer Nishabdham, and Ethan Hawke's drama The Good Lord Bird are among the new movies and shows out this October.
Soorarai Pottru is inspired by the life of Captain GR Gopinath, a retired Army captain, who founded the low-cost airline Air Deccan.
On his birthday, Suriya launched the song 'Kaattu Payale' from his next movie Soorarai Pottru.
Once private finances dry up in Kollywood, the number of film productions will reduce drastically, with no guarantee of a theatrical release.
Soorarai Pottru, produced by Suriya and Guneet Monga, is scheduled for release on 9 April.
Most awaited Tamil films of 2020, from Rajinikanth's untitled film to Vijay's Master and Soorarai Pottru
This year in Tamil cinema seems to offer an intriguing film in the pipeline from almost every actor out there.
Soorarai Pottru stars Aparna Balamurali as the female lead opposite Suriya.
Soorarai Pottru first look: Suriya introduces his character Maara from Sudha Kongara's upcoming feature
Soorarai Pottru is helmed by director Sudha Kongara and actor Aparna Balamurali will be playing the female lead alongside Suriya.
NGK may play a crucial role in reinstating Suriya in the same league as Rajinikanth, Ajith and Vijay
If NGK does well, the Tamil Nadu Theatre & Multiplexes Owners Association may upgrade Suriya to Tier-1, depending on its box office performance.
Suriya gives fans triple surprise ahead of Tamil New Year with NGK's first single, Soorarai Pottru, Kaapaan teaser
Since Suriya has remained comparatively elusive about his work in the recent past, the series of updates about his future ventures, comes in as a welcome surprise for his fans