Suriya to play twins in ‘Maatraan’

The film is expected to go on floors in the week ahead

The past few weeks have been hectic for Surya, who played the charming host at his brother Karthi’s wedding. After all that excitement, Surya is back in the the movie studios. He has already packed his bags and is scheduled to report on the sets of his next venture Maatraan this weekend. The movie, directed by ace cinematographer KV Anand, has the star essaying a double role – of identical twins.

Surya and Anand had delivered a smash hit Ayan in 2009, and the actor and his fans expect to repeat the feat with Maatraan. Kajal Aggarwal has been cast opposite Surya, though with him in a double role, you cannot say which twin will win her finally. Surya recently finished the shoot for 7um Arivu with director Murugadoss, in which he has been paired opposite Shruti Haasan. Vivek and Prakash Raj will also be seen on screen playing key roles. Produced by Kalpathi S Aghoram under AGS Entertainment banner, the film will feature music by maestro Harris Jayaraj. It is expected to hit the screens in the summer of 2012.