Updated: Suriya's "Singam 3" has now been officially named "S3" and the film is coming up with the caption - The Universal Cop. The news has been confirmed by the makers of the movie on 7 January through the first look poster release.
As promised, the first look posters and the movie name were revealed at 12 am. All these while it was unofficially called as "Singam 3" as it is the third film made by the same team mainly featuring Hari and Suriya. The makers's decision to have a new name has come as a surprise to the audience. The film has Harris Jayaraj's music.
As per the buzz, the makers have planned to release six posters of the forthcoming movie. Suriya is expected to be seen in stylish and trendy avatars in the first look. However, there are still confusions over the title after a tweet from the production house asked its followers to guess the name.
Some say that it is just a strategy to get people involved into the 'tweet debates' over the title. However, many on social networking sites do not like to see a change in the title as "Singam" is the most successful franchise in Kollywood. The cine-goers want to see them in the third instalment rather than a different flick.
Nonetheless, Suriya and Hari's movie title might go for a change if they are collaborating for a fresh subject, say reports. Meanwhile, the fans are ready to welcome the first look. They are using a few hashtags to create trends on social networking sites. The official hashtag used to generate buzz is #SuriyaHariCombo.
Coming back to "Singam", the first instalment redefined Suriya's mass avatar and his character of cop Durai Singam was highly successful. He sported handlebar moustache in the two instalments, which had Anushka Shetty in the female lead role.
In the latest movie, Shruthi Haasan is reportedly playing the female lead. The movie was supposed to take off in November. But unprecedented rain in Chennai changed the plans. The attempt to begin the first schedule in Kolkata was also cancelled due to bad weather conditions.
The regular shooting reportedly begins from 7 January in Vizag.
— S3 (@S3TheMovie) January 6, 2016