Suriya shared a photo of himself as the character Rolex from Kamal Haasan's Vikram on Saturday, June 11. The leading actor-producer, who appeared in a fiery cameo in the Lokesh Kanagaraj directorial, is seen in the behind-the-scenes picture with blood makeup and posing alongside his makeup artist Serina Tixiera, who is also known for her work in films like Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, Kaatru Veliyidai, Irudhi Suttru to name a notable few. Produced by Kamal Haasan and R. Mahendra under the Raaj Kamal Films International banner and featuring music by Anirudh Ravichander, Vikram showed Suriya in a completely new dimension, with the actor acing his role as the kingpin of the drug syndicate as Rolex in the final moments of the film. Sharing the photo, Suriya wrote in the caption: "Thank you @serina_tixiera for the #rolex look!! #vikram #bts". Check out the pic below:
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Vikram's story primarily revolves around Kamal Haasan reprising his role from the 1986 film of the same title and is seen squaring off against 'Makkal Selvan' Vijay Sethupathi as Santhanam, the drug lord, for the majority of the story. Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil too delivers a strong performance as the commander of a black-ops squad, with the film serving as a continuation of the events of Lokesh Kanagaraj's second directorial Kaithi starring Kaithi in 2019. The inclusion of Suriya in Vikram happened at the final stages of production, which left many surprised, and the actor's power-packed performance has since been the talk among fans on social media.
Kamal Haasan's Vikram has turned out to be a phenomenal success at the domestic box office and is set to continue its strong run in the days ahead. The action thriller has also made the achievement of now becoming the highest-grossing Tamil film of all time in the United Kingdom, with reputed Tamil and Malayalam distribution house AP International making the announcement recently.