Kanguva director Siva reveals the meaning of the title of Suriya's upcoming movie

    The movie marks the first collaboration between Suriya and Siva.



    Yesterday the title of Suriya 42 along with a short animated teaser for the movie was launched, the upcoming epic period-action moive will be called Kanguva.

    In a recent interview, director Siva explained that the team Kangu means fire and so Kanguva refers to a man with the power of fire.

    The project The movie will also be the first on-screen pairing of Suriya with popular Bollywood actress Disha Patani.

    One of the most anticipated Tamil movies of the year is Kanguva. The epic period drama marks the first collaboration between Surya and director Siva.

    Recently the movie collected an impressive 500 crores in pre-release business beating out Vijay's upcoming Leo by 100 crores.

    Kanguva is produced by K. E. Gnanavel Raja under the banner Studio Green, in association with UV Creations. The movie will be released in 10 languages.

    The Hindi remake rights along with the satellite, digital, and theatre distribution rights for the movie’s Hindi version were brought by producer Jayantilal Gada for a whopping 100 crores.

    According to the director, almost 60% of Kanguva has been completed and the next schedule is expected to start this month.

    Siva also revealed that the team is currently working on a promo song for the movie and that it will be released soon. The director also went on to praise Suriya and Disha Patani.

    After Making her Telugu debut in the massively sucessfull Sita Ramam, Mrunal Thakur will be making her big Tamil debut in Kanguva.

    The movie is a period drama and Suriya will be playing the role of five different characters in the movie. This will beat the actor's previous record of 10 different looks which he set in his 2009 movie 'Ayan'.

    The music for the movie is being helmed by Devi Sri Prasad, the Cinematography by Vetri Palanisamy, and finally, the editing will be done by Nishadh Yusuf.

    The cast of the movie includes Suriya, Disha Patani, Mrunal Thakur, Yogi Babu, Kovai Sarala, Redin Kingsley, and Anandraj.

    Kanguva is expected to hit theaters in the first half of 2024.