Actor Suriya has a lot of hopes banking on Soorarai Pottru, directed by Sudha Kongara, of Irudhi Suttru fame. This movie bankrolled jointly by Suriya's 2D Entertainment banner and Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment banner has music by GV Prakash, cinematography by Niketh Bommi and editing by Sathish Suriya. Aparna Balamurali, who was earlier seen in 8 Thottakal, will be playing the female lead in this movie. Soorarai Pottru was earlier set to release on April 9th then got postponed due to the corona pandemic. After an underwhelming 2019 with both his film failing at the box office, Suriya would be wanting to get back to winning ways with Soorarai Pottru. He has been showing so much involvement towards this project. Even physically, Suriya has undergone a massive change for Soorarai Pottru since it is a coming of age story. He will be seen as a young 20 year boy in one portion of the film for which has worked so hard to get the looks and physic correct. Ace Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal is debuting in Tamil cinema through Soorarai Pottru, which will also see Jackie Shroff, Mohan Babu and Karunas as part of the cast.  
It is well known that this movie would be based on the life of Captain GR Gopinath, who made air travel affordable for the common man by founding the Air Deccan airlines. The shoot for this movie is over and we hear that even the post production work is done and the makers are waiting for the right time to release the movie. The Telugu version of Soorarai Pottru has been titled Aakaasam Nee Haddhu Ra. Earlier in the day, it was revealed by 2D Entertainment that they will be making an announcement at 4PM today, July 19th. People were expecting the announcement to be about the next single track composed by GV Prakash. As promised, they have made the much-awaited announcement exactly at 4 PM. Know what it is? An exclusive 1 minute video of next song Kaatu Paayale will be out the 23rd of July. That's the update. Meanwhile, Suriya will begin work on his next project soon after the lockdown is over. There are widespread reports that he would put Hari’s project Aruva on hold for sometime and start working on a movie with director Vetri Maaran which is tentatively titled Vaadivassal.