Watch: Suriya 40's first look and title unveiled as Suriya's 46th birthday special! Video goes viral

Ahead of his 46th birthday, the first look and the title of actor Suriya's next has been unveiled on Thursday and the ardent fans of the actor have begun celebrating the thrilling first look as Suriya's big birthday treat. The first look of what was tentatively titled Suriya 40 was much anticipated by the fans and it was earlier announced that the first look and the title will be unmasked on July 22 to celebrate the progress along with Suriya's birthday. 

The makers of Suriya 40 Sun Pictures had increased the anticipations through its count down and it was announced that the first look and the title will be released at 6 pm on Thursday. As announced, the first look was released and Suriya 40 has been officially titled 'Etharkkum Thunindhavan'. The first look was promising and Suriya can be seen walking into a factory with a sword. A 40-second video of the first look has presented Suriya in a different dimension with the fans began to predict that the movie will be worth watching. 

Suriya 40 has begun the shooting on February 15 this year. The movie is directed by Pandiraj and the project marks the third-time collaboration between Suriya and Pandiraj after the 2015 family-drama 'Pasanga 2' and 'Kadaikutty Singam' where Suriya had a special appearance in the movie which was starred by his brother Karthi. While Kalanithi Maran bankrolls 'Etharkkum Thunindhavan' under his own banner of Sun Pictures, the music is composed by national award-winning music director D Imman. 

While Suriya plays the lead role, Priyanka Arul Mohan will play the female lead and veteran actor Sathyaraj is also roped into the project to play an important role. Actor Vinai Rai, who acted in movies like Jayamkondaan and Aranmanai, will be playing the antagonist. Sun Pictures took to Twitter and released the first look and wrote, "#Suriya40 is #EtharkkumThunindhavan Here is the first look". 

Actor Suriya too took to Twitter and wrote, "Dear all, here is the first look of #EtharkkumThunindhavan." With Etharkkum Thunindhavan is in its final phase, Suriya will be joining hands with Asuran fame Vetrimaaran for the first time and the movie has been titled 'Vaadi Vasal'. The movie poster was recently released and it has been going viral on social media. Suriya was last seen in blockbuster hit 'Soorarai Pottru' that was released in November 2020 on Amazon Prime. 

Soorarai Pottru was recently made it to the list of movies eligible for Oscar nominations this year. The movie was directed by Sudha Kongara and while Suriya had played the lead role, Aparna Balamurali, Urvashi, Karunas, and Paresh Rawal had played the important roles. On the other hand, Suriya awaits the release of the anthology 'Navarasa' which will be released on Netflix on August 6. Suriya played a lead role in 'Guitar Kambi Mele Nindru' directed by Gautam Menon which is part of the anthology.