Latest: Gautham Menon to narrate a romantic story to Suriya in 10 days! GVM's latest statement!
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 07:13 PM
Director Gautham Vasudev Menon is busy shooting for his next, Joshua: Imai Pol Kaakha with Puppy fame Varun, Raahei, and others. This stylish action entertainer is expected to hit the screens in another two to three months. Meanwhile, recently Suriya had said that he is ready to lift the guitar once again, after Vaaranam Aayiram, if Gautham Menon asks him to, and this made the fans super excited. Suriya and Gautham Menon have delivered two classic films in the form of Kaakha Kaakha and Vaaranam Aayiram and their reunion will definitely excite ardent film buffs.
Similarly, GVM had also shared that he has written an emotional love story for Suriya and it would be great if he agrees to act in the film. He also revealed that this romantic story will revolve around two musicians, Kamal and Kadambari who connect through music and songs and fall in love with each other. Following that, in a recent Instagram live chat with fans, Gautham Menon has now revealed that he will be narrating the story to Suriya in another ten days of time. Exciting, right?
Gautham said, “It was very sweet of Suriya to tell that he is ready to lift the guitar once again. The script work is going on. I am planning to narrate the story in another 10 days and if the story excites him, it will come out as a beautiful musical romantic film. He will lift the guitar very soon.” Well, let us keep our fingers crossed and wait for a positively exciting announcement soon!
Tamannaah reveals if she will work with Suriya again | Ajith Kumar
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 07:09 PM
Actress Tamannaah engaged on a live chat session with her Twitter followers this evening and during the chat, the actress was posed different questions on various topics and she answered it without any hesitation. The fans asked the questions to Tamannaah under the hashtag #AskTamannaah. During the chat, she was asked if she would pair up once again with Suriya, if given an opportunity. She replied positively and added that Suriya was a dream star to work with. This reply has put Suriya fans in a delightful mood and has got a wonderful reception on Twitter.
Suriya and Tamannaah shared screen space together in the 2008 blockbuster film, Ayan and they indeed made a great pair on-screen. During the chat session, she also recollected the fond memories of working with Thala Ajith in Veeram, directed by Siva. On the professional front, Tamannaah has Gopichand’s Seetimaarr and few other interesting biggies in her kitty.
She will also be making her digital debut with The November’s Story, a Tamil web series which will stream on Hotstar soon. This web series is directed by Ram Subramanian and produced by Vikatan, while the cinematography has been handled by LKG and Oh My Kadavule fame Vidhu Ayyanna. For now, check out the tweet replies from Tamannaah’s chat session below:
Such fond memories 😍😍😍 https://t.co/12U57ec2Tu— Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) February 22, 2020
Video: Suriya wishes Gautham Vasudev Menon for 20 years!
By MKV | Galatta | 08:09 PM
The name Gautham Vasudev Menon evokes different memories for different people but one that would be constant for everybody would be the beautiful and warm feeling of love & romance! There's something magical about the songs in Gautham Menon's movies which tug at our heartstrings and make us reminisce of some wonderful memory from our own lives. Gautham Menon debuted as a director with Madhavan and Reemma Sen's Minnale and became an instant youth favourite! He has continued maintaining that tag, till his most recent release Enai Noki Paayum Thota!
It is twenty years since GVM became a director and he has already made seventeen movies in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi; not to mention the recently released web-series Queen! To celebrate Gautham Menon's body of work and more specifically the wonderful songs and music in his movies, there is going to be an event on February 2nd! This live event in Singapore has been named Orey Nyabagam - Reminiscing 20 years of GVM music and there are going to be performances from the songs which featured in his movies! Many K-town celebrities like director Mysskin and Vignesh Shivn have already wished GVM and posted their wished through video messages on social media.
Now, one of GVM's favourite heroes - Suriya, has also put out a video to wish GVM's journey in Cinema and has also spoken about some of his memories with Gautham Menon! Suriya has mentioned how they met for the first time at a bachelor's party in Egmore and about the wonderful times they had while working together on Kaakha Kaakha and Vaaranam Aayiram! Suriya also had a special memory of how he himself sung one of GVM's movie songs for Jyothika. Suriya was all praise for Gautham Menon's work, his affinity for music and how he involves himself with every aspect of the songs in his movies!
Check out Suriya's video here:
— Surya Fans Club™ (@SuriyaFansClub) January 31, 2020
@menongautham 20 years of Pure music 🎶 & loveable moments !— Vignesh Shivan (@VigneshShivN) January 18, 2020
Reminiscing 20 years of GVM music - live on feb 2nd - singapore #oreyNiyabagam
Book your tickets - https://t.co/Cj9YS5HsGw pic.twitter.com/OqtD0AxonF
20 years of creating music with the best composers in the country & it’s time to celebrate that. I’m thankful to the composers who’ve given me their best.
“Orey nyabagam”, Feb 2nd in Singapore.
With some amazing talent I’ve been privileged to work with!https://t.co/mzkvd44tb4 pic.twitter.com/LBMsschNMe— Gauthamvasudevmenon (@menongautham) January 16, 2020
Soorarai Pottru Surprise: Maara Theme Teaser - Suriya Singing Video Released
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 03:34 PM
Suriya’s next big release would be Soorarai Pottru which is scheduled to hit the screens this Summer. The film’s teaser, which released a few days back, opened to highly positive reviews and feedback from Suriya fans and the general audience. Suriya’s energetic screen presence and the intense emotions were the major highlights of the teaser. The promo video was also backed up by an electrifying background theme score from G.V.Prakash who is fresh from the success of Asuran. G.V.Prakash had revealed that the theme song, ‘Maara Theme’ will be released very soon as a single and it kept the fans looking forward to something interesting.
The highlight of this theme song is that the rap portions are crooned by Suriya himself and this marks his third song as a singer after ‘Ek Do Teen’ (Anjaan) and ‘Cha Cha Chaarey’ (Party). Following that, as a surprise, G.V.Prakash has now released a new video that gives the glimpse of the ‘Maara Theme Track’. We see Suriya’s avatar as a singer in this video and it is quite exciting to see how this song has shaped up. G.V.Prakash will be wanting to continue his success stream and going by the buzz and the hype, Soorarai Pottru should be a fitting follow-up to Asuran.
Along with this video, G.V.Prakash has also mentioned that this single song will be released next week. The fans have been sharing the video on their respective social media feeds and it has come as an exciting update for them. Directed by Sudha Kongara of Irudhi Suttru fame, Soorarai Pottru features Aparna Balamurali as the female lead and Paresh Rawal in an important role. For now, check out the glimpse of Maara Theme from Soorarai Pottru here (below the images):
BREAKING: Suriya 39 with director Hari will be produced by Studio Green!
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 12:00 PM
Suriya 39 was initially supposed to be directed by Siva but later things changed since the Viswasam director had to start work immediately on Thalaivar 168 with Superstar Rajinikanth. As per the inputs from our sources, we had already reported that director Hari is most likely to helm this project, replacing Siva. We had also told our readers that this emotional action family drama will have music by D Imman who is at the peak of his career. Following that, we now have a few more additional inputs for the fans and this is sure to put them in excitement.
Hari’s directorial was at first supposed to be produced by Suriya’s 2D Entertainment, but what we hear now is that Studio Green has come forward to bankroll the film. It can be noted that Suriya 39 was initially supposed to be produced by Studio Green when Siva was the director. In addition, we are informed that producer K.E.Gnanavel Raja has set up an office for director Hari and his team to work on full swing.
If things go as per plan, the film might go on floors by the end of this month. Apart from this film, Suriya is awaiting the release of his next film, Soorarai Pottru which is scheduled to hit the screens in Summer 2020. The much anticipated teaser of the film will be released tomorrow (January 7) and the fans are eagerly waiting to witness their favourite star in a new dimension.
Soorarai Pottru: Special poster of Suriya released! Check it out...
By MKV | Galatta | 06:40 PM
After an eventful year in 2019 with three releases, Suriya is now awaiting the release of his next movie Soorarai Pottru. This movie, starring Suriya and Aparna Balamurali in the lead. This movie, directed by Sudha Kongara of Irudhi Suttru fame, is being bankrolled jointly by Suriya's 2D Entertainment banner and Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment banner! GV Prakash is scoring the music for this movie, which has Niketh Bommireddy's cinematography and Sathish Suriya's editing. The shoot for this movie is complete and it is currently in the post production stage. Earlier today, GV Prakash had announced that a special poster from this movie would be released today evening.
As promised, the special poster from Soorarai Pottru has been released at the promised time. This latest poster has Suriya in an emotional state with what looks like tears in his eyes! Earlier, the first look poster was released by Suriya himself, with the caption, "Here's Maara.. An ordinary man with an extraordinary dream! (sic)"! GV Prakash has been giving out regular updates about this project and it is only serving to keep Suriya's fans waiting with bated breath for more! The movie has been planned to be released for this year's summer but there are possibilities for it to hit the screens even earlier. The cast of this project includes Bollywood veteran Paresh Rawal, who is making his Tamil debut with this movie.
Meanwhile, Suriya will begin work on his next project soon! There are widespread reports that he would be working with his Singam director Hari, following which he also has a movie with director Vetri Maaran. This Suriya - Vetri Maaran project will once again have GV Prakash scoring the music and is to be bankrolled by Kalaipuli S Thanu, under his V Creations banner. This project is expected to take off from the middle of this year! The makers of Soorarai Pottru have announced that the teaser would be releasing on January 5th at 05:00 pm!
Check out the special poster from Soorarai Pottru, here:
Get ready folks teaser releasing on #SooraraiPottruTeaser7Jan1700hrs #SooraraiPottru #AakaasamNeeHaddhuRa@Suriya_offl #SudhaKongara @rajsekarpandian @nikethbommi @Aparnabala2 @editorsuriya @jacki_art @guneetm @sikhyaent @SakthiFilmFctry @gopiprasannaa @johnsoncinepro pic.twitter.com/MhZa4b4ErU— G.V.Prakash Kumar (@gvprakash) January 5, 2020
GV Prakash to compose music for Suriya 40 with Vetri Maaran - GV's 75th film as music director
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 04:05 PM
Music director and actor G.V.Prakash Kumar is a busy man indeed! The multi talented artist is riding high on the blockbuster success of his music in Dhanush’s Asuran, directed by Vetri Maaran. The songs and the background score of Asuran were applauded by all section of audience and the fans were delighted with the comeback of music director G.V.Prakash. The talented composer’s next release would be the Sudha Kongara directed Soorarai Pottru starring Suriya and this film is expected to continue the success streak for GV.
With all these things happening around, G.V.Prakash has now officially announced his 75th project as a music composer and it is indeed a biggie. G.V.Prakash will take charge as the music director for Suriya 40 directed by Vetri Maaran. Produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu under V Creations, the shooting of this film is expected to begin in May 2020. GV holds a very good rapport with Vetri Maaran and the duo hold a massive success ratio with albums like Polladhavan, Aadukalam, and Asuran.
Through this announcement, Suriya 40 will be G.V.Prakash’s second collaboration with Suriya after Soorarai Pottru. On the acting front, G.V.Prakash has an array of projects including Aayiram Jenmangal, Adangathey, Ayngaran, Jail, 4G, Kadhalai Thedi Nithyanandha, Kadhalikka Yarumillai, Bachelor, and untitled film directed by debutant Mathimaran. Happening days ahead of G.V.Prakash! Check out his tweet below:
#GV75 Yes my 75th film as a composer is with my most successful director combination @Vetrimaaran ... with @Suriya_offl sir as lead ... produced by Thanu sir @theVcreations #GV75withSuriyaVetriVcreations pic.twitter.com/Lhy6s94MXK— G.V.Prakash Kumar (@gvprakash) January 2, 2020
GALATTA BREAKING: Vetri Maaran to begin Suriya 40 from Summer 2020!
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 12:49 PM
A project that has had fans talking right from the moment of its announcement a few days back, Suriya 40, will mark the first time Suriya will be working with National Award-winning director Vetri Maaran under producer Kalaipuli S. Thanu's V Creations banner. The project is the second consecutive occasion Vetri Maaran and producer Kalaipuli S. Thanu are joining hands after the blockbuster success of their period action drama, Asuran, starring Dhanush in the lead role. Although not much is known about the upcoming venture, sources close to us have now revealed that Suriya 40 will roll into production from summer 2020, which most likely will be sometime around the month of May.
As known already, Suriya's Soorarai Pottru under Irudhi Suttru director Sudha Kongara will be hitting screens this summer with the star set to begin work for his next film with director Hari in the days ahead. Once Suriya wraps up his film with Hari, Suriya 40 will begin rolling, which has been carrying tremendous excitement ever since it was first revealed the ace director would be teaming up with the star, who has worked with several reputed filmmakers over the course of his illustrious two decade career. There is a strong likelihood that composer turned G. V. Prakash Kumar could be roped in to score the music for Suriya 40 considering his previous collaborations with Vetri Maaran. Fans will know that GV Prakash has been a part of Vetri Maaran's earlier ventures starting from Pollathavan, Aadukalam, Visaranai and the recent Asuran and, it now remains to be seen whether Suriya 40 will be the hit composer's 75th film in his career.
OFFICIAL: Suriya 40 gets blockbuster director - massive surprise for fans!
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 05:09 PM
Producer Kalaipuli S. Thanu has had a glorious career having been the kingpin to making several memorable blockbusters with a few of his recent films being namely 'Thalapathy' Vijay's Theri and 'Superstar' Rajinikanth's Kabali in 2016 and Asuran with Dhanush under director Vetrimaaran earlier this year. Ever since Asuran went on to taste astounding box office success, there has been a huge talk surrounding the plans for his next film under his V Creations banner. That said, the reputed producer has now officially announced on his Twitter page that his next film, tentatively titled Suriya 40, will have Suriya in the lead role and once again directed by Vetrimaaran. Check out his tweet below:
This is a massive announcement and comes after we had dropped the news of a possible team-up between Suriya and Vetrimaaran sometime back. Suriya 40 will also incidentally be the third occasion producer Kalaipuli S. Thanu will be bankrolling a Suriya project after the 2003 smash hit, Kaakha Kaakha, and Maayavi, in 2005. The Suriya-Vetrimaaran combo has been one many fans have been waiting for a long time to witness and is yet another biggie for the star performer who already has in his kitty the upcoming, Soorarai Pottru, and the tentatively titled, Suriya 39, under Viswasam director Siva.
Suriya 40 is also a major shift for Vetrimaaran considering he has worked with Dhanush on four occasions till date - Pollathavan, Aadukalam, Vada Chennai and Asuran - while directing 'Attakathi' Dinesh in the 2016 crime thriller, Visaranai. It now remains to be seen when Suriya 40 will begin rolling considering Vetrimaaran is also attached to make a film starring comedian Soori in the lead role under Elred Kumar's RS Infotainment banner.
Strong clarification on GVM - Suriya film's heroine - exclusive update!
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 06:07 PM
Director Gautham Vasudev Menon's long delayed project, Enai Noki Paayum Thota is finally all set to release on November 29. The film has been rescued from its financial problems by Vels Film International who will be releasing the film. The said production house has also signed a three film deal with Gautham Menon and the first among the three is already announced. Titled as Joshua, this stylish action entertainer features Varun Kamal as the lead hero. The second film in the deal is said to feature Suriya in the lead role and the talks are said to be on.
Rumours were rife on social media for the past two days that this film will have Anushka Shetty as the female lead, pairing up with Suriya after the Singam trilogy. However, when we checked with the production house, they clarified on the rumour and stated that Anushka is in talks only for a female-centric film with Gautham Menon and not for the Suriya film.
Apparently, Anushka's female centric film is most likely the third project of the GVM - Vels three film deal. The female lead for Suriya's film is not yet finalized. Both the films are said to be in very early stages and will take time to shape up. Gautham is currently concentrating on the shooting of Joshua, while the Vikram starrer Dhruva Natchathiram is also waiting to see the light of the day. Stay tuned.