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Suriya 42 to be a fantasy drama with a 1000-year-old backstory

Suriya 42, directed by Siva, has a 1000-year-old backstory. The scenes depicting the same will be during a 60-day-long schedule.

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Siva with Suriya and Devi Sri Prasad.
Siva with Suriya and Devi Sri Prasad.

In Short

  • Suriya 42 has a 1000-year-old backstory.
  • The scenes depicting the same will be shot during a 60-day-long schedule in Sri Lanka.
  • Suriya 42 is directed by Siva.

By India Today Web Desk: Tamil actor Suriya has been shooting for his film Suriya 42 (tentative title) with director Siva which is said to be made on a massive budget. In the motion poster of this 3D historical film that was released recently, we saw Suriya appearing as five characters – namely Arathar, Venkaater, Mandaakar, Mukaatar and Perumanathar.

What is interesting is that the editor of this film Nishad Yusuf, who edited the superhit film Thallumaala with Tovino Thomas, has revealed to a website that Suriya 42 is a fantasy film that has a 1000-year-old backstory. The 35-day first schedule of the film was shot in Goa and it seems that these portions show the present day. In fact, for an intense action scene here, the team shot with 100 bouncers!

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SURIYA 42’S BACKSTORY TO BE FILMED IN SRI LANKA

So where will the backstory shoot take place? In Sri Lanka! It has been reported that this schedule will last 60 days and the Suriya 42 team will be shooting in the forests. It will also involve large-scale action/war sequences in the backstory. This Sri Lanka schedule is expected to be completed by March -April 2023 as Suriya has another film he will need to start shooting for.

ALL ABOUT SURIYA 42

As announced earlier, Bollywood actress Disha Patani has been signed on as the leading lady for Suriya 42, which is being produced by UV Creations and Studio Green. The movie will be released in 10 languages.