Chennai: Tollywood superstar Suriya's much-anticipated movie '24' had its premiere on Thursday and was released on Friday, May 6. '24' is a multilingual sci-fi movie where Suriya is seen sharing the silver-screen with Samantha and Nithya Menen.
The story of the movie is based on the concept of time travel and seeking revenge with two intertwined plots, one in the flashback and the other at present. Superstar Suriya plays a triple role in the movie as Athreya, Mani, Sethuraman.
The story revolves around the lives of twin brothers Athreya and Sethuraman. Nithya Menen is the wife of Sethuraman who is a scientist by profession and they both have a child who is young Suriya (Mani). Athreya, another character played by Suriya is the main villain who tortures his brother and his wife for the “Project 24”, an invention made by Sethuraman on time travel. Samantha is the love interest of young Suriya.
'24' is written and directed by Vikram Kumar and produced by Suriya himself under his home banner 2D Entertainment. Jnanpith laureate Girish Karnad, Ajay, Saranya Ponvannan, Sathyan, Mohan V Raman and others are part of the cast.
Oscar winning music director AR Rahman has scored the music for '24'. "Kaalam En Kaadhali," "Naan Un," "Mei Nigara" and "Aararoo" songs have become chartbusters.
Taran Adarsh, Indian film critic tweeted:
Suriya, in triple roles this time, delivers an award-worthy, knockout performance. He's stupendous as the evil antagonist #24TheMovie
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 5, 2016
Here are some of the live audience responses:
— Rajasekar (@sekartweets) May 6, 2016
#24TheMovie - 3.25/5 Time travel part was handled very well. Imagino romanso philia tests the patience..
— AKSHAY 2.0 (@akshay14793) May 6, 2016
#24TheMovie is an intelligent concept told in a simple way using engaging screenplay and technical brilliance. Vikram K Kumar makes us proud
— idlebrain jeevi (@idlebrainjeevi) May 6, 2016