Popular film financier and producer Madurai Anbu's Gopuram Films procured the Tamil Nadu theatrical rights of Suriya's Kaappaan from Lyca Productions. Sources say that the production house borrowed huge money for 2 Point 0 from Anbu, so the TN theatrical rights of Kaappaan is a part of the settlement to the financier.
Directed by KV Anand, Kaappaan boasts an ensemble of actors including Mohanlal, Sayyeshaa, Samuthirakani, Arya, and Boman Irani in pivotal characters. Touted to the costliest film ever produced in Suriya's career, the actor is said to be playing a high-rank NSG officer and Mohanlal essays the role of a powerful politician.
Lyca Productions is planning to release Kaappaan in both Tamil and Telugu on September 20.