We have already reported that Suriya will play the hero as well as the villain in his upcoming sci-fi thriller directed by Vikram Kumar. In a recent interview to a leading daily, the director has revealed that Suriya's villainous character Athreya will be a one-of-its-kind role in Tamil cinema. "Athreya is not just another regular villain you see in the run-of-the-mill potboilers -he's a wicked, yet smart guy who goes to any extent to fulfill his desire," the director said.