Hollywood stunt choreographer joins Suriya's Soorarai Pottru
Greg Powell, who has to his credit films like Skyfall, Fast and Furious, and Bourne Ultimatum, has joined the crew of the Sudha Kongara-directorial
Suriya, whose film with Selvaraghavan, NGK, is in theatres now, is busy shooting for his next, Soorarai Pottru, directed by Irudhi Suttru filmmaker, Sudha Kongara. The latest update about this project is that famous Hollywood stunt choreographer Greg Powell, who has to his credit big budget films like Skyfall, Fast and Furious, and Bourne Ultimatum, has joined the film's crew in its first schedule in Chhattisgarh.
It's said that Powell will be directing all the major action sequences in the film. Notably, the stunt choreographer is also on board the mega-budget Telugu historical, Sye Raa, starring Chiranjeevi, Amitabh Bachan, Sudeep, Nayanthara, Tamannaah, and Vijay Sethupathi.
Soorarai Pottru, co-starring Sarvam Thaala Mayam-actor Aparna Balamurali, is speculated to be based on the life of famous entrepreneur, GR Gopinath, the founder of India's first budget airline, Air Deccan. The film, jointly produced by Suriya’s 2D Entertainment and Guneet Monga, has cinematography by Niketh Bommireddy of U-Turn fame and editing by Sathish Suriya. Soorarai Pottru will incidentally mark the first collaboration between music director GV Prakash Kumar and Suriya.
Suriya, meanwhile, is awaiting the release of his multi-starrer, Kaappaan, directed by KV Anand and co-starring Mohan Lal, Arya, Boman Irani, Poorna and Sayyeshaa, on August 30.