Suriya’s Chinese monk role lasts 20 mins in 7am Arivu


Surya’s looks of a monk in upcoming Tamil movie 7 Aum Arivu has taken the Tamil film industry by storm. After keeping it under wraps for more than a year, the makers of the film have finally given hints about the role, which he is playing in the film, through the first look.
The latest news on his role of a Chinese monk is that it would lasts for only 20 minutes. If sources are to be believed, the actor will be seen in that look in the beginning of the movie. Later, his other avatars of a scientist and circus artist carry the story forward.

Surya had taken a special training in martial arts for his role of a 14th century Buddhist monk in the film. He has also learnt every conceivable circus stunt for his other character in 7 Aum Arivu. The actor can now walk the trapeze, blow fire out of his mouth and juggle with six balls, claims a reliable source.

The movie directed by AR Murugadoss also features Shruti Hassan and Hollywood artist Johnny Tri Nguyen in the leads. The movie is produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin on the banner Red Giant Movies.

‘7am Arivu’ With A Chinese Track

Every little buzz about the movie ‘7am Arivu’ is making waves in the tinsel town. We had earlier told you that Suriya, who is playing the protagonist, is playing three roles and the story revolves around Shruti Hassan. It is also known that an UFO plays a key role in this flick.However, the latest is that the movie will also feature a Chinese song, composed by our very own Harris Jayaraj. Harris has recorded the track with singer Hau, who had even tried out few Tamil lyrics!
Sources close to the team reveal that all the tracks have now been recorded and Sony has bagged the audio rights for the film.

Looks like Indian music is indeed going global… While we get back to you with more tidbits on this Suriya starrer, go through our ‘news’ section for the latest in Kollywood.