Having wrapped up his portions for director Selvaraghavan's NGK, Suriya is busy working on the finishing touches for his next film Kaappaan, with director KV Anand. This movie, bankrolled by Lyca Productions, is a big budget multi-starrer with a number of top stars like Arya, Mohanlal, Sayyeshaa, Boman Irani, Samuthirakani Pattu, Chirag Jani and a number of others. The movie has almost completed shooting the talkie portions and is on the final leg of shoot. Harris Jayaraj is composing the music for this movie while MS Prabhu is handling the cinematography.
Touted to be a pacy action entertainer, Kaappaan has been raising expectations for quite some time now. It had earlier been revealed that Mohanlal was playing the role of the Prime Minister and Suriya was playing the role of an SPG (Special Protection Group) officer. Our source close to the unit has revealed an exciting exclusive information. The source states, "Suriya sir is playing an upright SPG officer in Kaappaan. His character's name will be Kathir!" There were earlier report suggesting that Mohanlal's character would be going by the name of Chandrakanth Varma.
The Kaappaan team has extensively shot at various locations like London, Brazil, New York, Chennai, Delhi, Chandigarh, Mohali, Pondicherry, Thiruvarur and a number of other locations. We hear that the makers are planning to release the movie for Independence Day, on August 15th!