Actor Karthi is set to star in PS Mithran‘s next directorial venture, the director announced on social media on Saturday.
Announcing on Twitter about his first collaboration with the actor, the director wrote:
The Next Journey Begins! தீபாவளி நல்வாழ்துக்கள் மக்களே (Happy Diwali folks)
The Next Journey Begins!
தீபாவளி நல்வாழ்துக்கள் மக்களே 💥✨🌟🙏🏼@Karthi_Offl @gvprakash @george_dop @AntonyLRuben @Prince_Pictures #PrincePictures4 pic.twitter.com/DhdS49dqhF
— PS Mithran (@Psmithran) November 14, 2020
The film will mark Karthi’s 22nd film and is expected to be an action thriller. It will be produced by S Lakshman Kumar under the banner Prince Pictures. According to a report by The Times of India, Karthi will be seen playing a dual role in the film. Karthi last played a dual role in the 2016 film Kaashmora, alongside Nayanthara, and Sri Divya.
The information on the rest of the cast is yet to be disclosed and the film is expected to go on floors soon.
The actor wrote on Twitter:
Let’s make it memorable! Need all your best wishes for our next 🙂
Let’s make it memorable!
Need all your best wishes for our next 🙂 https://t.co/ifkGqr4s48
— Actor Karthi (@Karthi_Offl) November 14, 2020
While GV Prakash will score the film’s music, George C Williams and Ruben will be in charge of cinematography and editing, respectively.
Talking about the project, Prakash wrote on Twitter:
Joining hands with @Karthi_Offl@Psmithran#princepictures lakshman @george_dop@AntonyLRuben
Joining hands with @Karthi_Offl @Psmithran #princepictures lakshman @george_dop @AntonyLRuben pic.twitter.com/MiCbPPEErk
— G.V.Prakash Kumar (@gvprakash) November 14, 2020
Karthi was last seen in the 2019 films Thambi and Kaithi for which Karthi won praises from the audience and critics for his performances.
His upcoming release includes Sulthan with Rashmika Mandanna. The film is slated for a theatrical release during Pongal next year. The actor is also currently shooting for period drama Ponniyin Selvan, directed, written, and produced by Mani Ratnam.
Reportedly, the actor will also collaborate with Soorarai Pottru director Sudha Kongara, and the official announcement for the project is expected soon.
PS Mithran’s last directorial was the 2019 film Hero starring Sivakarthikeyan, Abhay Deol, and Kalyani Priyadarshan. He has also directed Vishal’s Irumbu Thirai in 2018.