One of the most awaited film from the Tamil film industry ‘Soorarai Pottru’ starring superstar Suriya is headed straight for an OTT release. The film was initially scheduled for a theatrical release and was suppose to come out on 9th April 2020. However, it got postponed amidst the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown initiation.
Suriya announced the OTT release of his film through Twitter while also wishing everyone a happy Vinayagar Chathurthi.
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— Suriya Sivakumar (@Suriya_offl) August 22, 2020
As per the announcement, the film will be available on the streaming service from 30 October 2020.
Here is how the fans are reacting to the recent development
Suriya will be part of Tamil Film History as the first major actor to understand how the market is evolving. Prime and Netflix are bigger than any theatrical release. #sooraraipottruonprime
— Madan Gowri (@madan3) August 22, 2020
It's really a big thing that's gonna change a lot of things #SooraraiPoottru #SooraraiPottruOnPrime @Suriya_offl setted a benchmark with his bold decision 🥺 but definitely gonna miss it in big screens pic.twitter.com/x7WDrox24s
— Sridhar (@Batwaynne) August 22, 2020
#SooraraiPottru is going to be released on @PrimeVideoIN
This is such a bold & promising move from actor @Suriya_offl & team. Thank you for taking this decision. Let this be a game changer. Let this open new doors. Amazing news! 🙏🏻#SooraraiPottruOnPrime
— Maathevan (@Maathevan) August 22, 2020
— Srini Mama (@SriniMaama16) August 22, 2020
Soorarai Pottru is based on the life of Air Deccan founder G.R. Gopinath and has been directed by Sudha Kongara. Other than Suriya, actors like Aparna Balamurali, Mohan Babu, Paresh Rawal, Urvashi, Karunas, Vivek Prasanna and so on will also be a part of this upcoming project.
The film has been produced under the banner of 2d Entertainment and Sikhya Entertainment.