Soorarai Pottru Movie Review & Where Can You can Watch Online

Soorarai Pottru is an Indian Tamil movie that was released in 2020 and is considered to be a blockbuster film; a movie that’s praised by many. In this article, we will be shedding light on everything you need to know about the movie and we will also be sharing a detailed movie review while outlining important details like the movie cast and more.


The film is directed by Sudha Kongara and written by Shalini Ushadevi and Sudha Kongara as well. The actor Suriya has produced the movie along with Guneet Monga. The movie stars the Tamil actor, Suriya who plays the lead actor’s role alongside Aparna Balamurali who’s starred as the lead actress in the movie.

Soorarai Pottru Detailed Movie Review

Now that we have roughly given you some insights about the movie, it’s time we share the Soorarai Pottru movie review where we will cover important scenes and details about the movie.

Soorarai Pottru is a movie about a former Indian Air force captain named Nedumaaran Rajangam nicknamed “Maara”. Maara dreams of starting his own low-cost airline, his idol is the owner of Jaz Airlines, Paresh Goswami. Paresh has achieved huge success in the airline business through his hard work.

Later on in the movie, Maara agrees to marry Sundari, a girl whose kind nature impressed him. Maara tells Sundari about his childhood days of his rebellious nature and his estranged relationship with his dad due to his nature. Maara also communicates with Sundari about a situation where he wanted to meet his dad when he was on his deathbed and wasn’t able to meet him due to financial problems.

This incident fueled Maara’s ambition, motivating him to start his own low-cost airline carrier. Regardless of everything Maara shares with Sundari, she decides to break the marriage and not continue further. She feels that Maara wouldn’t be able to give her the attention she needs because of his ambitious nature.

Later on, Paresh convinces Maara to work with him when they meet on a flight, but tells Maara that the rich should not travel with the poor. However, the conversation gets overheard by the head of the venture capitalist firm, Prakash Babu, who later asks Maara to explain his business plan to him and the board members of the firm.

Meanwhile, Sundari realizes her mistake and gets married to Maara. After Maara succeeds to get funding, his application to get a license from DGCA gets rejected. Maara makes up his mind to get approval from the President of India. Paresh, however, gets irked by Maara’s progress and uses his power to bring him down. After several plot twists, the movie reveals how Prakash has been working with Paresh for a while now in order to bring Maara down.

The situation gets quite intense between Maara and Paresh as both of them compete with each other to make their airlines more successful.

Soorarai Pottru is the third highest-rated movie on IMDb after The Shawshank Redemption and The Godfather because of the positive reviews it received from numerous movie critics. With a rating of 4.5 out of 5 given by the First Post, ‘The Hindu’ had applauded the director’s work and complimented him around the same.

Furthermore, The News Minute gave Soorarai Pottru a rating of 4 out of 5 and praised the actor’s and the director’s work. The film received positive responses from the director Shankar and the legendary actor Mahesh Babu as well.

Where To Watch Soorarai Pottru Movie

If the movie review shared above interests you and you don’t know where you can watch the film, worry not because Soorarai Pottru is available on Amazon Prime. For the annual subscription of Rs. 499 only, people can stream Soorarai Pottru online and enjoy the movie with their family and peers.

Soorarai Pottru’s Release Date On Amazon Prime

Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, the movie production got delayed and the film was released digitally on Amazon Prime Video on the eve of Diwali i.e. 12th of November, 2020.

Soorarai Pottru cast

  • Suriya as Nedumaaran Rajangam
  • Mohan Babu as M. Bhaktavatsalam Naidu.
  • Aparna Balamurali as Sundari "Bommi" Nedumaaran
  • Paresh Rawal as Paresh Goswami
  • Vivek Prasanna as Sebastian
  • Urvashi as Pechi
  • Krishnakumar as Chaitanya "Che" Rao
  • Karunas as Alapparai

Some Unique Facts About Soorarai Pottru

  • Soorarai Pottru is the highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb and third-highest globally.
  • The film was released in four languages: Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, and Hindi.
  • Soorarai Pottru gained entry to the Panorama section at the prestigious Shanghai International Film Festival.
  • The film underwent excessive research work for 10 years before it was released.
  • Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal made his Tamil debut with this movie.
  • Soorarai Pottru collaborated with Spice Jet as their official partner.
  • The movie became the top 10 Indian Films to be screened at 78th Golden Globe Awards.
  • Soorarai Pottru is the most-watched regional film on Amazon Prime in India.

Bottom Line

Soorarai Pottru promises a great screenplay and has exciting plot twists which makes the movie one of a kind. Throughout the film, people are usually hooked to the screen because of how interesting the movie gets. What’s more? Soorarai Pottru is a movie that inspires entrepreneurial instincts in youth and is a must-watch for future entrepreneurs.

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