It seems like Suriya fans are super-excited to watch the political-thriller NGK aka Nandha Gopalan Kumaran in theatres in first day, first show. Hours after the advance booking was open in Tamil Nadu, the Tamil Nadu Theatres Association announced that a whopping number of 10,000 tickets have been sold for FDFS of Suriya in Tamil Nadu alone. The tweet reads, "10,000+ tickets sold out already for #NGK all over Tamilnadu. More theatres to open reservations later today. Huge Hype! #NGKFromMay31." NGK stars Suriya, Rakul Preet Singh and Sai Pallavi in important roles while Devaraj plays a pivotal role. The film is directed by Selvaraghavan and bankrolled by S. R. Prakashbabu and S. R. Prabhu of Dream Warrior Pictures. The official date of release is 31st May, 2019.
According to the tweets, the NGK advance booking began at 5:30 am in Tamil Nadu.
NGK was announced in November 2016 while the principal shooting began in January last yar. The film is Suriya's 36th project in Tamil cinema. Earlier it was scheduled to release on Diwali in 2018 however it was deferred due to delays in shooting and the illness of the director. After being pushed further, NGK is finally releasing on May 31. NGK is also the first Tamil film to release in South Korean. The satelite righs have been sold to Star Vijay and Amazon Prime Video is the digital streaming partner.