As already known, Suriya is working on his next film with director Pandiraj, and the movie is tentatively called Suriya 40. The film is produced by Kalanithi Maran's Sun Pictures on a grand scale. Almost 70% of the film's shooting is said to be completed and only a few more portions are left to be wrapped up. The shooting is currently stalled due to the second wave of Covid 19. Former newsreader and budding actress Dhivya Dhuraisamy plays an important role in the film and this is her first big-league film in Tamil cinema. In a recent exclusive interview with Galatta Media, Dhivya Dhuraisamy shared a few interesting details about the project and how she was roped in for the same.

Talking about it, Dhivya said, "I was totally happy when I was confirmed for the role. On a random day, I got a call from director Pandiraj's office and they asked me to come over for tests. I was confirmed to play the part by that evening and everything was confirmed in a single day. In a week's time, the shoot also started. I am yet to shoot for my combination scenes with Suriya sir. We are now on a break and the shoot will resume in a few days. I shot only for one day with him, but I couldn't talk much with him. As a fan girl who admired him (Suriya) during my college days, I am so excited and happy that I am a part of Suriya 40".

These words from Dhivya Dhuraisamy has gone viral among Suriya fans. Details regarding Dhivya's role in the film are yet to be known. Suriya 40 features Unnale Unnale and Endrendrum Punnagai fame Vinay as the main antagonist, while Doctor sensation Priyanka Arul Mohan will be seen as the female lead. Sathyaraj, Devadarshini, Saranya Ponvannan, Ilavarasu, Subbu Panchu, 'Master' Cibi, Saran Shakthi, Akash Premkumar, and others play supporting roles.

The film has music scored by D Imman and cinematography handled by Rathnavelu. Suriya 40 is expected to release in theatres in the second half of this year and let us wait for further updates. Find below the full interview of actress Dhivya Dhuraisamy to know more about the actress' journey into the film industry: