A film that has created massive expectations right from the time of its announcement, Soorarai Pottru, is Suriya’s upcoming next being directed by Irudhi Suttru fame Sudha Kongara under the 2D Entertainment banner. Said to be inspired from the life of G. R. Gopinath, the founder of the airline, Air Deccan, the latest update on the film is that popular comedian and actor turned politician Karunas has joined the film's shooting, which includes actress Aparna Balamurali playing the female lead.

Fifth time with Suriya - check out who has now joined Soorarai Pottru!

Karunas has established himself to be a solid performer be it in the comedy genre or in films that demand him to adapt accordingly to the mood of the narrative. He has previously shared screen space alongside Suriya in films like Nandha, Pithamagan, Ayan and Masss among which the former two remain etched in the memories of fans. Incidentally, Karunas made his acting debut in Nandha in 2001, which turned out to be a breakout role for him and made heads turn in the Tamil film industry.

Fifth time with Suriya - check out who has now joined Soorarai Pottru!

Filming on Soorarai Pottru has been progressing at a steady pace ever since production kicked off a while back with the film also including composer G. V. Prakash Kumar scoring music. There is plenty of excitement surrounding the ambitious venture considering Suriya is sporting a short hairstyle reminiscent to his look in films like Nandha and Shree early in his career.

Fifth time with Suriya - check out who has now joined Soorarai Pottru!