Aparna Balamurali to play the female lead in Suriya’s next
Popular Mollywood actress Aparna Balamurali has been roped in to play the female protagonist in the upcoming movie starring Kollywood superstar Suriya in the lead role. The movie, tentatively titled as Suriya38, is said to be based on the life of Captain Gopinath, a retired Captain of the Indian Army who was the founder of Air Deccan. Suriya will be playing the role of Gopinath while Aparna plays Bhargavi Gopinath, his wife.
The formal pooja of the movie, directed by Sudha Kongara of Irudhi Suttru fame, was held today and the regular shooting will begin tomorrow. The movie has G. V. Prakash Kumar as the music composer and Niketh Bommireddy as the cinematographer. More details regarding the star cast of the movie are expected to be announced soon. The movie is being funded jointly by 2D Entertainment and Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment.