The film will hit the screens in August this year.
Following the first look and title reveal of Suriya’s next film with director Sudha Kongara, the teaser of his much-speculated project with Mohanlal, Kaappaan, directed by KV Anand, was released on Tamil New Years day.
Sharing the teaser on his Twitter account Suriya expressed his happiness in having worked with Mohanlal.
Suriya appears in four different looks within the first 10 seconds of the teaser. Mohanlal, who will be seen playing the role of the PM, seems to have his style inspired from Narendra Modi, complete with the glasses and the jacket. Suriya’s character comes off as a terrorist in the teaser contrary to initial reports that he would be seen playing the Prime Minister’s bodyguard. Actor Arya’s character, without giving much away, does a brief appearance in the teaser.
Kaappaan is set to hit the theatres in August this year.
While Sayyeshaa plays the female lead, those in the supporting cast includes Boman Irani, Samuthirakani, Prem, Cirag Jani, and Mayilsami. The film has been scripted jointly by director KV Anand and veteran writer Pattukottai Prabhakar with the former wielding the megaphone for it. Kaappaan is being bankrolled by A Subashkaran on a huge budget under his banner Lyca Productions.
Harris Jayaraj is the music composer for this flick with Abhinandan Ramanujam roped in as the cinematographer with editing done by Anthony. It may be mentioned here that MS Prabhu had worked as the cinematographer for the first schedule but had to opt out for a various reasons was he was replaced by Abhinandan Ramanujam.
Director KV Anand is associating with Suriya for the third time with their first two films being Ayan and Maattraan. With Kaappaan, movie buffs hope that they would come out with a successful hat trick.
Meanwhile, Suriya’s next with Sudha Kongara has been titled Soorarai Pottru. Co-produced by Guneet Monga in association with 2D Entertainment, the regular shooting for it commenced recently. The first look poster has the actor in a typical shirt and dhoti outfit against the background of a gigantic aeroplane. The film will be based on the life of Captain Gopinath of Air Deccan.