Suriya, Shruti, Harris & Murugadoss at press meet

Last Updated: Tue, Sep 27, 2011 06:31 hrs

Red Giants Udhayanidhi Stalin held a press meet today (Sep 26) for the successful audio launch of his Suriya starrer 7aum Arivu. The audio according to Sony Music spokesperson has been “sold out” within hours of hitting the music shops.

At the press meet Suriya, director AR Murgadoss, music director Harris Jayaraj, Shruti Haasan and producer Udhayanidhi Stalin took centre stage. They spoke at length about 7aum Arivu.

AR Murgadoss the captain of the ship said: “We were working on a script that should outdo Ghajini in terms of grandeur and script. We found this exciting story of Bodhidharman who lived in 6th century. Art director Rajeevan has recreated the schools of 6th century Shaolin Temple; Peter Hein has come out with some awesome stunt scenes. Harris worked really hard to give a Chinese song. Antony has ensured there's not even one redundant frame”.

Shruti  Haasan revealed that she plays Subha Srinivasan, a young scientist. About her experience in working in the film Shruti said: “Suriya is a wonderful co-star. He's not just a star but a galaxy by himself!”

Harris Jayaraj paid Shruthi rich compliments when he said she is one of the best singers in India. Harris explained: “There's no singer like Shruti Haasan in India. She's versatile and talented and has got a fabulous range.”

Suriya concluded the press meet saying that he is happy to play Bodhidharman who has “contributed to zen, founding of Shaolin Temple and revered as an Indian monk worldwide.” He also spoke about the technicians behind the film like Cinematographer Ravi K Chandran, action choreographer Peter Hein, editor Anthony, art director Rajeevan and hair dresser Bhanu who contributed their mite to the making of the film.

Producer Udhayanidhi Stalin said that the film will release for Diwali 2011 worldwide.

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