Suriya 36 which will be directed by Selvaraghavan started yesterday with a simple pooja. The event was attended by Suriya’s father Sivakumar and brother Karthi.

The film will start regular shoot from January 14 and is expected to release for Diwali. Sai Pallavi will play the film’s female lead. The film’s music is composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja and is bankrolled by Dream Warrior Pictures.

Meanwhile Suriya’s Thaanaa Serndha Koottam will hits screens on January 12 for Pongal. The film stars Keerthy Suresh in the lead and is directed by Vignesh Shivan.