Suriya is currently working for upcoming action drama tentatively titled Suriya 42, which is progressing at the brisk pace. Ever since the motion poster of this drama went viral on social media, it has taken over the internet. It is a fantasy period drama in which Suriya is essaying the role of a warrior. Loafer and MS Dhoni fame Disha Patani is playing the female lead and the love interest of Suriya. Siva is helming this entertainer, which will be released worldwide in 3D and in ten different languages. This will be Suriya’s debut period drama and first collaboration with Siva. It is being bankrolled by UV Creations and Studio Green.
Suriya will be appearing as five characters – namely Arathar, Venkaater, Mandaakar, Mukaatar and Perumanathar in this film Suriya 42.
The editor of this film Nishad Yusuf, who edited the superhit film Thallumaala with Tovino Thomas, has revealed that Suriya 42 is a fantasy film that has a 1000-year-old backstory. The 35-day 1st schedule of the film was shot in Goa and it seems that these portions will show the present day. The team of Suriya 42 is heading to Sri Lanka to shoot some sequences from the climax.
The movie will also have a large-scale action/war sequences. This Sri Lanka schedule is expected to be completed by March -April 2023 as Suriya has another movie he will need to start shooting for.