Recently, a few pictures and videos from the shooting spot of Suriya 42 were unofficially leaked on social media and the pictures garnered wide attention on the internet. However, this act has now been condemned by the makers who have requested people not to spread the photos and videos further on social media. A warning has also been put out, stating that necessary legal action will be taken against the people who involve in this copyright infringement.

The official statement from the makers of Suriya 42 read, "A humble request to everyone!!!! We have noticed that few are sharing videos and pictures from the shooting sets of our upcoming production #Suriya42. Every single work involves the blood and sweat of the entire team. We want to gift this movie as a grand theatrical experience to everyone. It would be a great favour if you delete / remove the published videos and pictures and we request not to share the same in the future. We would also like to inform you that strict legal actions under copyright infringement will be taken against the ones who continue to do so... - Team Suriya 42".

The shooting of Suriya 42 kickstarted this month with the lead cast and the shoot is currently taking place at Goa. Suriya and popular Bollywood heroine Disha Patani play the lead roles in this fantasy adventure epic that is said to have loads of surprises for the fans. Suriya 42 is produced by KE Gnanavel Raja's Studio Green in association with UV Creations on a massive scale, under the direction of Siva, who is working with Suriya for the first time.

Devi Sri Prasad scores music for Suriya 42 which has cinematography handled by Vetri Palanisamy and art direction by Milan. Suriya 42 is expected to release in 2023 and will have a pan Indian release in 10 different languages. Interestingly, the film is being shot in 3D and will have a 3D theatrical release as well.