Surya is Going to Rock the World with 24 Movie(Friction Thriller)
24 is an upcoming Indian,Telugu, Tamil-language science fiction thriller film, written and directed by Vikram Kumar. The film stars Suriya, Samantha and Nithya Menen.
The development dates back to 2009, where the film was to feature actors Vikram and Ileana D’Cruz in lead roles. However, in February 2010, the project was dropped due to difference in opinions between director, producer and actor, facing rejection of the refined script. In August 2014, Suriya agreed to produce and act in the film, with principal photography commencing in Mumbai in April 2015, continuing in Nasik, Goregaon and Pune. The second phase of filming was done in Poland by end-September 2015. Filming was completed in Chennai by November 2015.
Produced by 2D Entertainment and K. E. Gnanavelraja, the film has cinematography by S. Tirru. The soundtrack and film score are composed by A. R. Rahman, with lyrics by Vairamuthu and Madhan Karky.
Different characters by Surya in 24Movie
Actor Suriya has played triple roles in the film. His role being that of an antagonist, five to six looks were designed for him.The producers had potential discussions with Catherine Tresa for the lead female role before Samantha was finalised in February 2015. In July 2015, Nithya Menen was roped in to essay an important role.
Due to difference of opinions, the director voluntarily walked out and stated that he had been making in the script and will approach a leading actor in future. Vikram Kumar later approached Mahesh Babu with the script, who also was uninterested with the offer.
The crew filmed action scenes and songs at Krakow, the Zborow Mountain, Zakopane, Leba, Lewin Klodzki, Jedlina Zdroj, Walbrzych, Bulowice and Nowe Brzesko–all in Poland.
The soundtrack album and film score are composed by A. R. Rahman. The lyricists contributing to the soundtrack are Madhan Karky and Vairamuthu
Madhan Karky confirmed his association in September 2015. He has penned three songs for the soundtrack
In an interview with The Hindu, Suriya told that recording of one more track was completed by September 2015. The soundtrack album is scheduled to release on April 11, 2016.