Nadipan Nayakan Suriya’s much-awaited film “Soorarai Pottru” shared an official trailer on 26th October 2020, giving viewers a quick glimpse of the action-drama before it releases on Amazon Prime Video on 12 November 2020. Aparna Balamurali, Mohan Babu, Paresh Rawal, Urvashi, and Karunas star in the film, with Vivek Prasanna, Krishnakumar, and Achyuth Kumar.
Sudha Kongara helmed the project from the screenplay by Shalini Ushadevi, Aalif Surti, Ganesha, and Vijay Kumar. Suriya and Guneet Monga have bankrolled the film under the banners 2D Entertainment and Sikhya Entertainment respectively. The film features music composed by G. V. Prakash Kumar, while cinematography and editing were handled by Niketh Bommireddy and Sathish Suriya respectively.
The film was reported to be the biopic of Air Deccan founder G. R. Gopinath, however it was revealed that some events were inspired from his life.
The theatrical release of the film was postponed several times due to post-production delays and the COVID-19 pandemic. The film was scheduled to release through Amazon Prime Video on 12 November 2020, after being pushed back from the previously scheduled release date of 30 October 2020. Soorarai Pottru is scheduled to be released simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu, with a dubbed Kannada version. Suriya’s voice was dubbed by Satyadev kancharana in the Telugu version.