Big B called Suriya, the superstar of South India after watching the film Soorarai Pottru, which also features Paresh Rawal, Aparna Balamurali, Urvashi, Mohan Babu in key roles.
The Suriya starrer critically acclaimed film Soorarai Pottru has been the OTT blockbuster this year. The film has also won awards for the best actor and best film at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). Directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad, the Tamil drama movie is based on the life story of Air Deccan founder GR Gopinath. Amid lots of praise and applauds, the movie has also impressed Amitabh Bachchan, who is apparently moved by one of the songs in the film titled Kayilae Aagasam.
The song, which has been rendered by Saindhavi for GV Prakash's composition and penned by Yugabharathi, plays at the climax of the film.
Big B shared his thoughts on the impressive song on his personal blog on Friday morning and mentioned that he couldn’t control his tears last night while watching the film. Big B gave a special mention to the climax song and said that it’s heartbreaking but in a different context. The Indian superstar also called Suriya the superstar of the South.
Check out the song here:
Earlier this year, Soorarai Pottru was also selected as one of the Indian films to be screened under the Best Foreign Film category at the 78th Golden Globe Awards. The film also bagged a place at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
Inspired by GR Gopinath’s book Simply Fly: A Deccan Odyssey, the Tamil film was simultaneously released in Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu languages, and a few weeks later, the makers dropped the Hindi version of the film by the name Udaan. Apart from Suriya, it also features Paresh Rawal, Aparna Balamurali, Urvashi, Mohan Babu, and Karunas in key roles.