Surya strikes with Aaru! It took more than a decade, but so
what? With Ghajini's stupendous success, Surya, after a ten-year wait, has been
catapulted into the big league and joins the Tamil topstar club, whose members
are Vijay, Vikram and Ajith.
Somehow, it is action films that transform heroes to superheroes, and Surya was
a victim of the same pattern. It was his role as a cool big cop in Gowtham
Menon's Kakha Kaakha that made Surya a heartthrob for youngsters. With Ghajini,
he has become a major Tamil hero.
For the last one year or so, Surya had been working relentlessly to tone up his
body for Ghajini. He also needed a clean-shaven look in the second half of the
film. To keep his new look a secret, the otherwise friendly Surya stopped
appearing at public functions. All the hard work has finally... .[