Soorarai Pottru, the Suriya starrer is all set to get a direct OTT release in Amazon Prime Video. The makers decided to go ahead with the OTT release, as the theaters might not reopen anytime soon. If the latest reports are to be believed, Soorarai Pottru is getting streamed in 200 countries all over the world.
The highly exciting update was revealed by Rajsekar Pandian, the co-producer of the Suriya starrer through his official Twitter page, recently. During one of his interactions with the followers, the co-producer revealed that Soorarai Pottru was originally planned to be streamed in 150 countries. But it has now increased to nearly 200 countries.
As reported earlier, Soorarai Pottru has already emerged as a profitable venture with its massive pre-release business. The online streaming rights of the movie has been bagged by the OTT giant Amazon Prime Video, for around Rs. 50 Crores. The satellite rights of the Suriya starrer is bagged by Sun Network, for approximately Rs. 15 Crores.
Soorarai Pottru, which is said to be an autobiographical drama, marks the first professional collaboration of Suriya and Sudha Kongara, the filmmaker who is best known for the Madhavan staring sports drama Irudhi Stuttru. The talented actor is playing the character, Nedumaaran Rajangam is said to be loosely based on GR Gopinath, the founder of Air Deccan, in the movie.
Aparna Balamurali has appeared as the female lead opposite Suriya in the movie. GV Prakash Kumar has composed the songs and background score for the movie. Niketh Bommireddy is the director of photography. Sathish Suriya handles the editing. Soorarai Pottru is produced by Suriya and Guneet Monga, under the banners 2D Entertainment and Sikhya Entertainment.