'Kootathil Oruthan', a story of a middle bencher released on screens today. Suriya in his recent Tweet praised director Gnanavel for his inspiring debut. "As a #MiddleBencher I could connect a lot with #KootathilOruthan. Agaram co-founder @tjgnan has made his debut film inspiring youngsters !!," reads his Tweet. The story revolves around Ashok Selvan (the middle bencher) and the difficulties he faces to impress his girlfriend Priya Anand, a state rank holder forms the core part of the film.