Following the stupendous success of Suriya's Soorarai Pottru, it was officially announced that the film would be remade in Hindi under the direction of Sudha Kongara who helmed the original. After several months of pre-production, the Hindi remake of Soorarai Pottru has finally gone on floors and the official updates regarding the film have been known. Leading Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has been roped in to play the lead role, reprising Suriya's role. The young and promising Radhika Madan who is known for acting in films like Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, Angrezi Medium, and Shiddat, will be playing the female lead, reprising Aparna Balamurali's character.

The Hindi remake of Soorarai Pottru is yet to be titled and further details regarding the project are awaited. The shooting commenced today (April 25) with Akshay Kumar and Radhika Madan. Akshay Kumar announced the project officially through a video tweet in which he also asked his fans and followers to share their title suggestions. Sharing the video, he tweeted, "With the auspicious coconut-breaking and a small prayer in our heart, we begin the filming of our yet untitled film which is about dreams and the power of it 💫 In case you’ll have any title suggestions, do share and of course your best wishes 🙏🏻 @CaptGopinath @Sudha_Kongara #RadhikaMadan #Jyotika @Suriya_offl @vikramix @rajsekarpandian @Abundantia_Ent @2D_ENTPVTLTD".

Soorarai Pottru turned out to be a big hit, receiving rave reviews from the critics and general audience. Soorarai Pottru has an important place in Suriya's filmography and it fetched him various accolades. It is going to be interesting to see what changes have been made to the Hindi version of Soorarai Pottru. The Hindi remake of Soorarai Pottru will be produced by Abundantia Entertainment in association with Suriya and Jyotika's 2D Entertainment. Following the completion of this Akshay Kumar starrer, Sudha will be doing a film for Hombale Films, the makers of KGF 2.