While most of his peers are content with catering to their core fanbase, Suriya has been standing out by making uncanny choices.
Suriya in Kanguva.
Tamil superstar Suriya is becoming notorious for subverting the expectations of the audiences. He has been bravely experimenting with his characters and movies, a rare quality for a star of his status. While most of his peers are content with catering to their core fanbase, Suriya has been standing out by making uncanny choices.
The latest industry buzz is Suriya has okayed a project with Telugu filmmaker Boyapati Srinu. An official confirmation on the same is awaited. Even though Suriya has done out-and-out commercial entertainer, Boyapati Srinu's movies belong to a different league. In a career spanning over two decades, Suriya may not have done anything over-the-top in his career that could compete with Boyapati Srinu's movies.
Suriya-Boyapati Srinu, an uncanny combination
Boyapati Srinu has carved a niche for himself in the Telugu film industry by showing an umpteen ways to stab a human. His heroes are typically drawn to violence like a fish to water. They never show a sign of remorse or guilt when it comes to killing their rivals. All his heroes are overtly loud, self-obsessed, merciless, generally have a massive appetite for bloodshed and ends justify the means kinda guys.
If you haven't followed Boyapati Srinu's career, you can just stream the trailer of his upcoming movie Skanda and you will get a clear picture of the type of movies he thrives at making.
It would be, indeed, an unusual experience to watch Suriya play one of Boyapati Srinu's typical heroes.
Earlier, Suriya sprung a massive surprise by headlining the movie Jai Bhim, which sparked several political controversies following its direct release on a streaming platform. He had essayed the role of a lawyer with deep communist values, fighting caste discrimination, one case at a time. In this movie, Suriya never uses the ways of violence to get quick justice, unlike heroes in Boyapati Srinu's movies.
Suriya will be next seen in director Siva's Kanguva. The movie is due in cinemas next year.