The shooting of Soorarai Pottru Hindi remake is currently underway and the film is said to be shaping up well. Akshay Kumar plays the lead role in the Hindi version of Soorarai Pottru while Radhika Madan of Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota fame plays the female lead, reprising the character played by Aparna Balamurali in the original. The film is directed by Sudha Kongara and the star filmmaker is said to have some slight alterations to the Hindi version and the fans are eagerly looking forward to witnessing the film. Meanwhile, rumours were rife on social media recently that the Hindi remake of Soorarai Pottru will fly for a direct OTT release and the update garnered wide buzz among the fans.

It was also added that the film has been planned to be a released in a web series format. However, the makers instantly made it a point to clarify the news and clear the air. The rumours about direct OTT release have been denied by the makers who have confirmed that the film will only have a theatrical release. The official tweet statement from the team read, "Hello @BOWorldwide, unfortunately your #Exclusive is #False. There is NO truth to this at all. Our film is under production and lining up for a big screen release. Request you to verify what you put out! @vikramix @rajsekarpandian @2D_ENTPVTLTD".

The Hindi remake of Soorarai Pottru is produced by Vikram Malhotra under the banner of Abundantia Entertainment in association with Suriya's 2D Entertainment. Suriya will be playing a special cameo in the remake and details regarding his character are kept under wraps. GV Prakash is scoring music for the film. Soorarai Pottru recently bagged 5 National Film Awards in the categories of Best Actor Male (Suriya), Best Actor Female (Aparna Balamurali), Best Music Director - Background Score (GV Prakash), Best Feature Film, and Best Screenplay (Sudha Kongara and Shalini Usha Nair).