Our rating: 3 /5
Starring: Suriya, Aparna Balamurali, Mohan Babu, Paresh Rawal, Urvashi, Karunas, Vivek Prasanna, Krishna Kumar, Kaali Venkat
Director: Sudha Kongara
Release date: 12 November 2020
Streaming on Amazon Prime.
Soorarai Pottru is based on the book “Simply Fly” which is the journey of a boy born in a remote village, who built India’s first and largest low-cost airlines “Deccan Air”. Nedumaaran Rajangam aka Maara (Suriya) is a well-educated and ambitious son of a schoolteacher, hails from a village Sholavandan near Madurai. Maara always dreams of starting an airline. For this, he studies the pilot course and becomes one. As time passes by, he along with his friends, leave their jobs and pursue the dream of launching India’s first low-cost airline Deccan Air. To achieve his dream Maara borrows Rs 15 thousand from his wife Bommi (Aparna Balamurali) to register the company. But Paresh Goswami (Paresh Rawal), a pioneer in the industry, feels a threat by the emerging Deccan Air, and he makes sure to create enough hurdles for Maara’s airline to take-off. The rest of the story is as to how Maara fulfills his dream of launching Deccan Air and what problems does he face in his journey.
- Surya’s Intense and Amazing performance
- Lead Cast Performance
- Direction and Screenplay
- Excellent Cinematography and BGM
- Little Sluggish in Narrative
- Short on entertainment element