Suriya has officially announced his next project as a producer and this one will be the official Hindi remake of his classic blockbuster, Soorarai Pottru. The Hindi remake was officially launched this morning (April 25) and the shoot has commenced in Mumbai with the central cast. Akshay Kumar will be playing the lead role in this film, reprising Suriya's character, while Radhika Madan of Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota fame will be playing the female lead, reprising Aparna Balamurali's role. Suriya took to his official Twitter page to share a few pictures from the launch event and he sounded excited about the film.

Announcing the project, he tweeted, "A new beginning… need all your love and blessings!! @akshaykumar @Sudha_Kongara @gvprakash @CaptGopinath @CapeOfGoodFilm @Abundantia_Ent @2D_ENTPVTLTD". This update and the pictures have turned viral among the fans and one more interesting project is loading from Suriya's side. This film will be produced by Suriya and Jyotika's 2D Entertainment in association with Vikram Malhotra's Abundantia Entertainment. GV Prakash Kumar who delivered chartbuster hit songs and pulsating background score for Soorarai Pottru will be composing the tunes for the Hindi remake as well.

Interestingly, the Hindi remake will have fresh songs and the composing works are already said to have begun. Sharing his excitement about composing music for this film, GV Prakash tweeted, "Super happy to to be composing for this classic …. With new exciting songs and bgscore … @akshaykumar sir @Suriya_offl sir #sudhakongara @Abundantia_Ent @2D_ENTPVTLTD .. exciting days ahead". Sudha Kongara will be helming the remake and further details regarding the project are awaited.

Suriya, on the acting front, is currently busy shooting for his untitled Bala directorial which features Krithi Shetty as the female lead. After completing the Bala film, Suriya will be acting in Vetri Maaran's Vaadivaasal and an untitled film with director Siva.