Suriya (Soorarai Pottru) will launch actor Arun Vijay’s nine-year-old son, Arnav, in his next production, a film focusing on the relationship between a young boy and his dog. Suriya’s production company, 2D Entertainment, made the announcement on Monday.
Shooting for the film also began on Monday. The film is being directed by debutant director, Sarov Shanmugam. The story is set in Ooty. As yet, the film has no title.
Rajsekar Karpoorasundarapandian, the CEO of 2D Entertainment, called the film a “family entertainer for audiences of all age groups” in a press release. He also said, “This script is close to my heart as it will showcase the emotional bonding between a boy and a dog and their love and affection for each other.”
2D Entertainment shared pictures from the set on Monday.
With all your support and unconditional love #ProductionNo8 begins today!@Suriya_offl #ActorVijayakumar @arunvijayno1 #MasterArnavVijay @rajsekarpandian @srbabu742 @SarovShanmugam @gopinathdop @nivaskprasanna @amaranart @megha81053183 #VinothiniPandian pic.twitter.com/y1wKogI0I2
— 2D Entertainment (@2D_ENTPVTLTD) December 14, 2020
Arun Vijay, who was at the film’s puja ceremony, inaugurated the shoot, although he hasn’t yet disclosed his own role in the film.
Vijay had earlier announced that Suriya’s production house would back his son’s debut film.
With all your blessings, extremely happy to announce that my son Arnav Vijay is making his debut today! Proud that he will be launched by Actor @Suriya_offl‘s @2D_ENTPVTLTD. Feels good to continue the camaraderie generation after generation. Couldn’t have asked for more.🙏 #AVJ pic.twitter.com/fxLt77uS6Y
— ArunVijay (@arunvijayno1) December 14, 2020
The film’s other producers are Rajsekar Karpoorasundarapandian and SR Ramesh Babu of RB Films. Gopinath is the cinematographer of the film and music will be composed by Nivas K Prasanna.
According to a report in The New Indian Express, director Sarov Shanmugam has said that Arun Vijay and Vijay Kumar will play Arnav’s on-screen father and grandfather in the film.