Suriya’s Soorarai Pottru is the current hot topic in K-town, thanks to the phenomenal response that the film is receiving. This Sudha Kongara directorial released on November 12 on Amazon Prime Video platform amidst huge expectations and it earned majorly positive reviews from the critics and fans. The film looked great in all aspects and it has already made a record breaking viewership in Prime Video’s history. The film is based on the life story of Captain GR Gopinath, the founder of Air Deccan Airlines.

Produced by Suriya’s 2D Entertainment, in association with Guneet Monga’s Sikhya Entertainment, the film had music scored by GV Prakash and featured Aparna Balamurali as the female lead. Veteran actor Mohan Babu played an important character in the film and his role received a very good response from the fans and audience. Having said that, the makers of Soorarai Pottru have now released a new making video in which Suriya shares how Mohan Babu was signed for the role. He also recollects the beautiful memories he shared with the legendary actor during the shooting.

Talking about Mohan Babu in the video, Suriya said, “Mohan Babu sir and Rajini sir started their careers together and they’ve now grown to be phenomenal superstars. Mohan Babu started out as a villain, later played supporting characters and then became a hero. Not just that, he also produced movies with NTR and other actors. People call him ‘Collection King’ in Andhra and he has seen everything in life. When we thought he would be suitable to play my mentor’s role in Soorarai Pottru, we heard that he disagreed to be a part of several offers that came his way. We were initially scared to approach him, but thanks to Lakshmi, his daughter, who made things work out.

Mohan Babu sir asked the director to come over to his house at 6.30 AM in the morning to narrate the story and the character. After listening to the story, he said that he is a part of the film and will do anything for me and Sudha. Seeing him work and get ready for the scene was a learning experience for other actors in the shooting spot. He was like a student. We felt responsible to show him in a different dimension that would be enjoyed by his fans and well-wishers. We hope we’ve done justice to that,”. Check out the newly released making video of Soorarai Pottru here: