Dhruva Natchathiram, the long-awaited project that marks Chiyaan Vikram and Gautham Vasudev Menon’s first onscreen collaboration, is finally ready for release. After a long wait, fans of the National award-winning actor and celebrated filmmaker, as well as cinema lovers, are ecstatic to see the spy thriller on big screens.
After Dhruva Natchathiram release date was officially announced, a throwback video from Gautham Vasudev Menon’s interview with Manorama Online went viral on social media. In the video, the filmmaker discusses Suriya’s departure from Dhruva Natchathriam. After the script was finished, director Gautham said Suriya was the first actor he thought would be ideal to play the central character in the upcoming spy thriller.
“That didn’t work out at that point. Somehow, there were some creative differences and Suriya didn’t understand, I think, what the ideology of this film was. And that’s fair enough. I mean, an actor should be comfortable,” revealed Gautham Menon in his chat with Manorama Online, a few years back. “Finally, two-three years down the line, I spoke to Vikram sir and he liked the idea. He said ‘Let’s do this film’ without any hesitation,” he further adde