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Indian 2 – SJ Suryah’s role in Kamal Haasan, Shankar’s film revealed; Read details

SJ Suryah, the popular actor-filmmaker is set to play the lead antagonist in Indian 2 the upcoming Kamal Haasan starrer directed by Shankar. Here’s everything you need to know...

Indian 2 – SJ Suryah’s role in Kamal Haasan, Shankar’s film revealed; Read details
Indian 2 official poster; SJ Suryah

Last Updated: 11.56 AM, Jun 29, 2024


Kamal Haasan and Shankar, the popular actor-director duo, are currently busy with the promotions of their ambitious film, Indian 2. The movie, which is a sequel to the 1996-released blockbuster Indian, is slated to hit theatres on July 12, 2024. Siddharth plays a pivotal role in the film, while SJ Suryah, the popular actor-director, appears as the lead antagonist. Recently, sources close to Indian 2 revealed some major details about SJ Suryah’s role in the film.

SJ Suryah to make a cameo appearance in Indian 2?


If the recent reports are to be believed, SJ Suryah is not making a full-fledged appearance in Indian 2, even though his character has been introduced as the main antagonist. According to the updates, the popular actor-filmmaker is making a cameo appearance in Kamal Haasan starrer, mostly in its second half. The grapevine suggests that he has just around 20 minutes of screentime in the Indian sequel. However, Suryah will play a full-fledged role in Indian 3, the upcoming third installment of director Shankar’s much-loved franchise.

SJ Suryah's look in Indian 2.
SJ Suryah's look in Indian 2.

So, it is safe to assume that Veerasekharan Senapathy, the central character played by Kamal Haasan, is set to take on more than one antagonist in Indian 2. According to the rumour mills, Indian 2 will show him facing quite a few corrupted, powerful antagonists and finally reaching the strongest among them, played by SJ Suryah. The second installment of the Shankar directorial is expected to serve more like a re-introduction of Senapathy and will set the plot for the big showdown in the third part.

Indian: Where to revisit the classic?

Urmila Matondkar and Kamal Haasan in a still from Indian.
Urmila Matondkar and Kamal Haasan in a still from Indian.

The first installment in the franchise, Indian, featured Senapathy’s fight against corruption, which finally ends with his son Chandra Bose, aka Chandru, played by Kamal Haasan himself. Indian, which narrated the story of the legendary freedom fighter who doesn’t even spare his own son as he committed a crime. The character was introduced as a 75-year-old man who has age-related problems. You can always revisit Indian on Aha Tamil, Amazon Prime, and Disney+ Hotstar. The movie is also available on OTTplay Premium for streaming.

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