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Tamil சூரியன்
Directed by Pavithran
Produced by K. T. Kunjumon
Written by Pavithran
Starring Sarath Kumar
Music by Deva
Cinematography Ashok Kumar
Edited by B. Lenin
V. T. Vijayan
Distributed by A. R. S Film International
Release date
14 August 1992
Country India
Language Tamil
Budget 30 million (equivalent to 110 million or US$1.8 million in 2016)
Box office 80 million (equivalent to 310 million or US$4.7 million in 2016)

Suriyan (English: Sun) is a 1992 Tamil-language action film written and directed by Pavithran starring Sarath Kumar and Roja in lead roles and produced by K. T. Kunjumon. The movie featured Shankar as an associate director.

This big budget production won positive reviews and became the first major success for Sarath Kumar as a hero. The film became a blockbuster and was a trendsetter for action films in Tamil . Certain scenes from the film were inspired by the 1985 Hollywood thriller Commando. It was also dubbed in Telugu as Mande Suryudu.[1]



The film's songs and background score is composed by Deva. The lyrics for all the songs were written by Vaali.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Laalaku Dole" Deva, Mano, Janaki  
2. "Kottungadi Kummi" S.P.Balasubramaniam, Janaki  
3. "Pathinettu Vayadhu" S. P. B., Janaki  
4. "Mannathi Mannargal" S. P. B.  
5. "Thoongu Moonchi" S. P. B.  


Comedy track performed by Goundamani from the film became popular. The dialogue "Arasiyalla Ithellam Satharanampa" became popular.[3] The dialogue also inspired a show of same name in Aditya TV.[4]


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