Extending Vinayagar Chaturthi wishes to his fans on social media, Suriya shared the news about Soorarai Pottru's OTT release. However, the actor's fans are pretty upset about it.
Amid ongoing crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic, actor Suriya’s next movie Soorarai Pottru will release directly online. The actor took to Twitter and announced the decision on Saturday. Directed by Sudha Kongara, the upcoming Tamil film is based on real events and struggles of Air Deccan founder G. R. Gopinath. Soorarai Pottru was earlier slated to release on April 9 this year but due to coronavirus and as the cinema halls continue to remain shut, the makers of Suriya starrer decided to release the film directly on Amazon Prime Video come October 30th. Extending Vinayagar Chaturthi wishes to his fans on social media, Suriya shared the news about the film's OTT release. However, the actor's fans are pretty upset about it.
Moviegoers and film critics tweeted about the actor's wrong decision to release such a huge film online as it is meant for a big-screen experience. One of the Twitter users wrote, "Anna reconsider ur decision anna we r waiting to watch soorarai pottru on theaters only not in ott platform."
Another fan demanded the film's release on the big screen ever after releasing it online. The tweet read, "My Kind Request To @Suriya_offl Anna And @2D_ENTPVTLTD #SooraraiPottru After Release In OTT Please Rerelease In Theatres..Its Kind Request Of All #AnbaanaFans."
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Soorarai Pottru is inspired by the life of Captain GR Gopinath, a retired Army captain, who founded the low-cost airline Air Deccan.
Director Sudha Kongara in a statement shared, "Directing Suriya is a joy. He was my first and last choice for the role of Capt. Gopinath. Premiering the film online is a novel experience and am looking forward to it. It’s exciting for a content creator to know that a wide variety of people are going to be watching this film, across the world."
Meanwhile, Lokesh Kanagaraj's Master starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi will release only in cinema halls.