Suriya’s Soorarai Pottru has become the third highest-rated film on IMDb with a 9.1 rating. The film was recently selected for Shanghai International Film Festival 2021. Directed by Sudha Kongara, the story is inspired by the life of retired Army Captain GR Gopinath, who founded the low-cost airline, Air Deccan.
Starring an ensemble cast of Paresh Rawal, Aparna Balamurali, Urvashi, Mohan Babu, and Karunas, Soorarai Pottru received rave reviews from audience and critics alike. The film went on to beat Hollywood classics like The Dark Night and Schindler’s List to become the third highest-rated film on IMDb. Soorarai Pottru was also selected as one among ten Indian films to be screened under the best foreign film category at the 78th Golden Globe Awards.