Two of India’s main content material creators and producers, 2D Leisure and Abundantia Leisure right this moment introduced becoming a member of arms to remake the globally applauded ‘Soorarai Pottru’ (Reward the courageous). Soorarai Pottru is an emotional and impactful story of Nedumaaran Rajangam or “Maara”, performed by Suriya, who units out to make the frequent man fly and within the course of takes on the world’s most capital intensive business with the assistance of his household, associates and sheer will energy.
The movie was partly impressed by occasions from the lifetime of Air Deccan founder Capt. G.R. Gopinath. It was among the many ten Indian movies to be screened beneath the Finest International Movie class on the 78th Golden Globe Awards and was additionally despatched for screening on the 93rd Academy Awards. ‘Soorarai Pottru’ made historical past by being the one Indian movie to be ranked third on IMDb highest rated movies record, with a ranking of 9.1, solely behind two legendary movies – Shawshank Redemption (1994) and The Godfather (1972).
Whereas the casting for the Hindi remake is but to be finalised, the director of the unique, Sudha Kongara, will likely be directing the Hindi remake as nicely. Vikram Malhotra-led Abundantia Leisure and 2D Leisure led by Suriya, Jyotika Sadanah and Rajsekar Pandian will likely be partnering on the Hindi movie.
A mind youngster of actor Suriya, 2D Leisure believes in harnessing the ability of nice tales to the touch folks’s lives, moreover entertaining them. Their various vary of movies corresponding to 36 Vayathinile, 24, Ponmagal Vandhal, Kadaikutty Singam, Magalir Mattum and naturally Soorarai Pottru echo this sentiment. Actually aligned artistic sensibilities and fervour for movies makes this primary of a sort partnership between the manufacturing homes a match-made in heaven.
Abundantia Leisure always endeavours to be audience-focused in its method to inform inspiring and impactful tales. Their movies, very similar to the not too long ago launched Vidya Balan starrer Sherni, Shakuntala Devi, Airlift or Rest room: Ek Prem Katha have all the time been practical and impactful of their themes. ‘Soorarai Pottru’ is a movie that displays the same spirit and essence, therefore making it an incredible and fascinating alternative for a Hindi remake by the manufacturing home.
Capt G.R. Gopinath, founding father of Air Deccan, the inspiration for the movie, expressed his pleasure on the story now to be informed in Hindi, “When Sudha first got here to me with the thought of telling the story of my journey, I immediately agreed due to the sincerity with which she needed to make the movie in addition to about the potential of my journey inspiring younger entrepreneurs, particularly from rural cities and villages with meagre assets to chase their goals and passions. I’ve been overwhelmed with the response to Soorarai Pottru and now eagerly stay up for the movie’s Hindi adaptation”.
Actor-producer and founding father of 2D Leisure, Suriya says, “The love and appreciation that was showered on Soorarai Pottru was unprecedented! From the minute I first heard this story I felt this needed to be a pan India movie, as a result of the soul of it was such. It provides me immense pleasure to companion with Abundantia Leisure, who’ve all the time made high quality content material, to inform the inspiring story of Captain Gopinath in Hindi.“
Vikram Malhotra, Founder, and CEO of Abundantia Leisure speaks of the alliance with 2D Leisure and of the Hindi remake, “Tales that depart an eternal influence on the viewers curiosity us essentially the most at Abundantia Leisure and our movies have all the time strived to do extra than simply entertain the followers. We’re excited to companion with Suriya, Jyotika and Rajsekar to deliver the magic of ‘Soorarai Pottru’ to a more moderen and bigger viewers in Hindi and hope to proceed delighting our followers with high-quality content material. I’m additionally thrilled to work with Sudha who we price as one of many most interesting filmmakers within the nation and may’t look forward to her to take this story to followers of her work throughout the globe”.
Director Sudha Kongara provides, “I used to be immediately drawn to the story of Soorarai Pottru, the story of Captain Gopinath, an adventurous maverick and an inspiring entrepreneur who epitomised the New India of the 90s. I’m grateful for all of the love we’ve obtained to date and stay up for telling this distinctive and superb story in Hindi. I hope this official Hindi remake additionally will get the identical love as the unique”.
Sudha is presently at work with a set of writers in scripting the Hindi adaptation.
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