Kamal Haasan and Singeetham Sreenivasa Rao's first film, Sommokadidi Shokokadidi became a musical hit after release in late 1970's. It was first double action film for the actor and music is still popular.
For Soorarai Poottru, Suriya is using Akasam Nee Haddura as title in Telugu which is the first line of a famous song from the film.
This movie is produced by Suriya himself on his 2D Entertainment production house with Sudha Kongara as director.
She made Guru, Iruddhi Suttru and one more film till date as director. Suriya gave her good budget and time to complete the film as well, it seems.
Film could release by the end of this year or early next year. Suriya after completion of the shoot gifted gold coated watches and gold coins to the team.
Movie story will have Suriya playing an Indian Air Force pilot say some reports. After 7 flops from 2013 to till date, Suriya is hoping to reverse that trend with this film.