After Thaana Serntha Kootam, Suriya will next be seen playing a leader in Selvaraghavan’s NGK – Nandha Gopala Krishnan. When announced earlier this year, the film was confirmed as a Diwali release and was set to lock horns with Vijay’s Sarkar at the box-office.
However, following Selvaraghavan’s ill health the makers were forced to push the film's release date. The team briefly resumed shoot in August and the makers hoped that they could join the Diwali release but the shoot was once again stalled for reasons quite unknown.
Suriya quickly went back to finishing his portion for KV Anand film, currently dubbed as Suriya 37.
The latest update on NGK is that the latest schedule of the film will begin in November. According to producer SR Prabhu, the shoot will be wrapped in a few weeks. However, he isn’t sure how much time the post-production process will take. He tweeted saying,"#NGK team is waiting for #Suriya na to come back from #Suriya37 look. Final leg of shoot will happen in November. Release plan details will be announced post that. Looking forward to present a great product to you all..! #ClarifyAboutNGK "
#NGK team is waiting for #Suriya na to come back from #Suriya37 look. Final leg of shoot will happen in November. Release plan details will be announced post that. Looking forward to present a great product to you all..! #ClarifyAboutNGK— S.R.Prabhu (@prabhu_sr) October 16, 2018
In March earlier this year, the makers unveiled the title with the first look poster. Featured in the form of wall graffiti, Suriya resembled widely popular leader and revolutionist Che Guevara. The industry grapevine is that the film could be a political drama and Suriya may play a leader.
The film, which was officially launched in February 2018, also stars Rakul Preet Singh and Sai Pallavi as the leading ladies. Produced by Dream Warrior Pictures, the team has already wrapped up the first schedule of shooting.
Recently, on a lavish budget of over Rs 3 crores, the makers recreated a set of the town of Ambasamudram. Despite rumours doing the rounds that the film could be a revived version of Selvaraghavan’s Kaan, which was launched in 2016 and dropped, sources close to the makers have rubbished the reports and clarified that the team is working on a fresh subject.
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