Very recently, Suriya got tested positive for Covid - 19 Corona virus and the news created a huge buzz on social media. The talented actor shared the news on his official Twitter page and it came as unexpected news for many. Suriya's official tweet (translated in English) read, "I am undergoing treatment for Covid 19 and am better now. let us all realise that life hasn't returned to normalcy yet. We also cannot be filled with fear and let life come to a standstill. We still need to be careful and safe. Lots of love and gratitude to the dedicated doctors and medical staff”. Ever since Suriya shared the news about his Covid infection, the fans and celebrities from the film industry have been praying for his speedy recovery. The fans even organised special prayers at temples and there were mass prayers that happened across the state.

Having said that, a new update regarding Suriya’s current health status has been shared by his younger brother and actor Karthi. The Sulthan actor took to his Twitter page to post, “Anna is back home and all safe! Will be in home quarantine for a few days. Can’t thank you all enough for the prayers and best wishes!”. Karthi’s tweet has gone viral among the fans and people are now relieved to know that Suriya is back home in good health. However, Suriya will be on home quarantine for the next few days to completely recover from the infection.

After recovery, Suriya will begin shooting for his next film with director Pandiraj, under the production of Kalanithi Maran’s Sun Pictures. Tentatively titled Suriya 40, this film will have Priyanka Arul Mohan of Doctor fame as the female lead, while Sathyaraj will be seen in a crucial role. The film has been planned to be shot on a grand scale and the shoot is expected to begin by the end of this month. Suriya 40 will have music scored by D Imman. It has been quite some time since fans saw Suriya in a rural entertainer and everyone is eagerly looking forward to seeing the film in the theatres.

Suriya has already completed the shooting for his digital debut - Navarasa, the upcoming Tamil anthology, produced by ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam. Suriya will be seen playing the lead in Gautham Vasudev Menon’s directorial portion in Navarasa. For now, check out Karthi’s latest tweet about Suriya’s health condition here: