Kaakha Kaakha is a cop thriller film helmed by director-turned-actor Gautham Vasudev Menon, with Suriya in the lead role. The film celebrated its 20-year anniversary of release yesterday. Actor Suriya, one of the leading stars of the Tamil film industry, has shared new, unseen throwback pictures from the sets of the film on social media. The pictures have gone viral. Sharing the pictures, The actor added an emotional note. He said, "A film that gave me my all". He then said "Anbuchelvan (the character he played in the film) would always be close to his heart". "Wishes to all the ‘ilamkandrus’ of Kaakha Kaakha that technician" added the actors. He then shared his wishes to his wife Jyotika and revealed she was the first person who spoke about the film and extended wishes to his co-stars. He then tagged the director, Gautham Vasudev Menon, and said, "Thank you... So Many good memories".
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A film that gave me my All! Anbuchelvan will always be close to my heart. Wishes to all the “ilamkandrus” of #KaakhaKaakha the technicians, #Jo who first spoke to me about the film & my co-actors, & @menongautham thank you… So many good memories…! @Jharrisjayaraj @RDRajasekar… pic.twitter.com/mZGcZbue5Z— Suriya Sivakumar (@Suriya_offl) August 1, 2023
The throwback pictures show the cast and crew of Kaakha Kaakha, including actors Suriya, Jyotika, Daniel Balaji, Jeevan, and others, on the infamous house set on the banks of a backwater. The set was featured in many scenes in the film, and the second throwback pic could be from the shooting of the opening scene. The photos have gone viral, and in the comments section of the post, fans have also requested a re-release of the film. The film Kaakha Kaakha was released in 2003 on 1st August and marked its 20th anniversary of release yesterday.
The next film starring actor Suriya as lead is titled Kanguva and has generated huge anticipation among fans and movie buffs. The film is helmed by director Siva and is bankrolled by Studio Green. It has music composed by Devi Sri Prasad. A glimpse from the film was released last month and became one of the most-viewed videos on YouTube in India. The film will be release in 10 languages in 3D in early 2024, and more details about the cast and crew are awaited.