Suriya will return to the silver screen in a film directed by Bala. Suriya will produce the film along with Jyothika. Apart from Tamil, it will release in Telugu and Malayalam. The Telugu name 'Achaludu' has been finalized. Social media is abuzz with questions about the real meaning of the title.
Expectations are high for Suriya's next project with director Bala. The movie makers released the first look of this film with the working title of Suriya 41 on the occasion of director Bala's birthday. Suriya and Jyothika will jointly produce the Achaludu under the banner of 2D Productions. In the film’s first look poster, actor Suriya looks fiercely through a torn cloth. It seems that Suriya will play the role of a fisherman in this movie. The title 'Achaludu' means one who is not moved by anything.
Suriya and director Bala will reunite with this project after almost 20 years. They worked together in the previously released movies Nanda (2001) and Pithamagan (2003). Superstar Chiyan Vikram also acted in the action-drama movie Pithamagan, released in 2003. Vikram also won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his brilliant performance in the film. Pithamagan Movie won six Filmfare Awards. Suriya won Best Supporting Actor, Bala Best Director, Vikram Best Actor, Laila Best Actress, and Sangeet Best Supporting Actress.