And when the decade came to a close, it was once again Suriya in full form with 'Ayan', directed by cinematographer-director K V Anand. Spanning Congo to Chennai, the film was an unpretentious potboiler - oh yes, you could laugh at the implausibilities too - but how could you do that when Suriya was the hero? He breezed through the movie and with it clinched one of his biggest hits.