Looks like Karaikudi is the go-to destination for shooting in Tamil Nadu. Director Hari stationed his entire team at Karaikudi for the past few days for shooting some important sequences of his upcoming film Poojai starring Vishal and Shruti Haasan. Now,Venkat Prabhu has also chosen Karaikudi as the location to commence shooting for his upcoming film Masss starring Surya and Nayanthara in lead roles.
Yuvan Shankar Raja composes music for Masss. It also has Amy Jackson in a pivotal role. The film is touted to be horror comedy and different film in Surya’s career.
While his Anjaan is gearing up for release this Independence Day on August 15, Suriya has commenced his work on his next movie Mass in Venkat Prabhu direction.
Touted to be a horror film, Suriya has already shot for the test shoot and finalized his look. The shooting schedules have commenced in Chennai and key portions of the film are being canned in a house in ECR. Suriya will pair up with Nayanatara, who will join the sets in August month.
Mass film shoot will take place in Chennai, Ooty, Kerala, Kulu Manali and other north Indian locales besides Bulgaria. Studio Green banner is producing the movie with camera by R.D.Rajasekar, musical scores by Yuvan Shankar Raja and dialogues by Madhan Karky.
Surya is all set to work on Venkat Prabhu’s next supposedly titled Poochandi this month. But it looks like the talented actor is already keen on his next project and has apparently met director Vikram Kumar of 13B fame recently for a story discussion. Vikram Kumar’s last film ‘Manam’ in Tollywood was declared hit at the box-office.
“Vikram recently met Surya and narrated the script. He liked it and agreed to work on it after he completes Venkat Prabhu’s film,” says a source. When asked about Pandiraj’s untitled film, Surya says, “I liked Pandiraj’s idea and wanted to produce it. I am yet to take a call about acting in it. It’s too early to say anything now.”
It has been the reign in the Kollywood that veteran Tamil heroes are opting to play the negative roles for the younger stars.
It was Arjun and Aravind Swami who made their came back in Mankatha and Kadal respectively. Remember, Karthik has made his come back as villain with Dhanush’s Anegan, now its Mohan’s turn.
Actor Mohan known as Mike Mohan is said to be playing the negative role for Suriya’s next film in Venkat Prabhu direction. Filmmaker himself approached the yesteryear actor and got an immediate nod from the latter.
The movie titled as Poochandi has lot if expectations among Suriya fans as the movie is reported to be a horror thriller that will go on floors after Suriya wraps up his work on Anjaan.
Viewers are aware that Suriya will join director Venkat Prabhu’s next film some time soon. Now we hear that the filmmaker has signed in lyricist Madhan Karky to write the dialogues for his movie.
Apparently, Madhan Karky Tweeted: “Having super fun working on dialogues for @dirvenkatprabhu’s upcoming project with actor Surya.”
Venkat Prabhu, who has given a break to Karthi with his latest release Biriyani was known for his own screenplay and dialogues. This yet-to-be-titled Suriya starrer might be his first film that will not have dialogues penned by him.
Pre-production works of Suriya-Venkat Prabhu film are going on in rapid pace. Yuvan Shankar Raja will take care of music while RD Rajasekhar handles camera and Studio Greens is producing it.
Meanwhile, Suriya is busy wrapping up Anjaan directed by Lingusamy with Samantha as the female lead.
Suriya has signed up a new film with director Venkat Prabhu and the project is expected to kick-start shoot soon while the formal pooja ceremony has been held on Tamil New Year day.
The latest news is Nayanatra is being considered for the leading lady role alongside Suriya in the movie. Though there has been buzz that Shruthi Haasan was considered, the latest we hear is Nayan is also in consideration for the female lead role. However, an official announcement on the lead lady is awaited.
It is worth mentioning that Suriya and Nayanatara had already shared screen in Ghajini and Aadhavan films earlier. The yet-to-be titled movie will have cinematography by RD Rajasekar and music by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Praveen will handle the editing.
Suriya and director Hari, who has earlier delivered hit films such as Aaru, Vel, Singam and Singam 2 is said to be joining hands for the fifth time.
Suriya, who is currently shooting for Lingusamy directing Anjaan in which he is pairing opposite Samantha, will be joining Venkat Prabhu after Anjaan. If sources are to be believed Suriya-Hari’s next film will kick start after Hari wraps his Poojai with Vishal and Shruti Haasan in lead roles.
Suriya will be producing his untitled film in Hari’s direction on his 2D Entertainments banner. However, an official announcement regarding this yet-to-be-titled film is expected sometime soon.
Meanwhile, Suriya’s Anjaan is aiming for August 15th release.