The Bollywood remake rights of 'Suriya 42' bought for a whopping 100 crores.
The rights to the upcoming epic period drama have been brought by Popular Entertainment Network.
Suriya -42/"> Suriya 42 is an epic period drama which is directed by Siva, marking the first collaboration between Surya and the director.
The movie will also be the first on-screen pairing of Suriya with popular Bollywood actress Disha Patani, recently Siva revealed that Suriya will be sporting 13 unique looks in the movie.
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.
According to a report almost 60% of Suriya 42 has been completed and the next schedule is expected to start in March of this year.
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'.
Director Siva's last movie was the 2021 action movie 'Annaatthe', which starred superstar Rajinikanth in the lead despite mixed reviews from critics the movie was a massive success at the box office and grossed over 250 crores worldwide.
As for Suriya 2022 was a good year for the actor his movie 'Etharkkum Thunindhavan' which was directed by Pandiraj was a box-office hit despite mixed reviews from critics.
However, the real highlight of the year was Suriya's cameo as druglord Rolex in the crime-thriller Vikram which starred Kamal Hassan, Vijay Sethupathi, and Fahadh Faasil.
Vikram is the second installment in director Lokesh Kanagaraj's cinematic universe after 2019s Kaithi which starred Suriya's younger brother Karthi in the lead.
Suriya will play a major role in the upcoming installments in the franchise, with Lokesh's recent announcement that a spinoff movie about Rolex with Suriya in the lead was already in the works.
Suriya will also have a cameo in the upcoming Hindi remake of his 2020 movie Soorarai Pottru, which was a critical and commercial success and won five National Awards including Best Actor for Suriya.