Soorarai Pottru: Suriya starrer becomes IMDb’s 3rd best rated movie in world
Soorarai Pottru is now the third highest rated film on IMDb at 9.1 after Hollywood classics 'The Shawshank Redemption' and 'The Godfather.'
Soorarai Pottru, which released in November 2021 is the biggest blockbuster of Suriya’s career. The film has been receiving positive reviews from critics. It was selected as one among ten Indian films to be screened under the Best Foreign Film category at the 78th Golden Globe Awards. The film was made available for screening at the 93rd Academy Awards.
Now, the film has become the third highest-rated film on IMDb and has a rating of 9.1, after Hollywood classics The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and The Godfather (1972). Soorarai Pottru had also entered the Oscars race in the categories of Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Score.
Soorarai Pottru is directed by Sudha Kongara and produced by Suriya and Guneet Monga, under their respective banners 2D Entertainment and Sikhya Entertainment. The film also stars, Paresh Rawal, and Aparna Balamurali with Urvashi, Mohan Babu, and Karunas amongst others in supporting roles. Filming took place across Madurai, Chennai, and Chandigarh.
It was released on Amazon Prime due to the COVID-19 lockdown. It was released simultaneously with its dubbed versions in Kannada and Malayalam under the same title and in Telugu as Aakasam Nee Haddu Raa. Soorarai Pottru was partly inspired by events from the life of Simplifly Deccan founder G. R. Gopinath
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