Actor Suriya’s Thaana Serndha Koottam is a Pongal release and goes into box office face off with films like Sketch, Jai Simha and Gulaebaghavali. The film has received recent reviews from the critic and that is going to be advantageous for the film which is set to face severe competition from the other releases. The film stars Keerthy Suresh, Karthik, Ramya Krishnan, Senthil, Suresh Chandra Menon and shares a plot much similar to Akshay Kumar’s Special 26. The film is enjoyable and given Suriya’s fan base in south and abroad, it is being anticipated the film is sure to rake in fair sums on the opening day. In the US box office the film has earned -$26,831 which is equivalent to Rs 70 lakhs. The film was released in 73 locations in USA and has managed to garner a very fair share. Given the early trends of the film it is being expected that the Suriya starrer is set to woo the domestic audience as well.
Earlier Suriya talking about the film’s plot had said, ” Thaanaa Serndha Koottam is based on a true incident that happened in 1987 — the opera house heist. “While Special 26 was based on the same incident, there is a lot more background and emotional conundrums woven in. This is another take of that incident.” The TSK actor had also shared his experience of working with his co-stars. ”Nobody can replace Karthi sir. Directors even today mention him when they narrate a love scene. Watching him perform is like watching a film — his command over the craft is flawless. You don’t even know when he prepares. I have a long list of people to talk about,” he added.
Thaanaa Serndha Koottam released in Telugu and the Singham star has dubbed for it himself. Suriya was all praise for Vignes Shivn who is the director of the film. s. “Vignesh told me, ‘Sir I know you are a senior actor with a huge fan base and a market. Our character is completely different from Singam. When was the last time you had tea at a local shop? We went to a tea shop in Valluvar Kottam and just observed life as it is,” he further opened up.