Mani Ratnam was all praise for Karthik Subbaraj after he watched Jigarthanda. According to the film’s cinematographer Gavemic U Ary, the veteran filmmaker sent a message to Karthik congratulating him on the movie’s success.

Hi Kartik, saw Jigarthanda yesterday. Very impressed. You seem to have a distinct voice and a lot of style. Congrats. Hoping to see more and more kick-ass films from you. All the best. Mani Ratnam

The past week has been a good one for Karthik Subbaraj. Jigarthanda received positive response from all quarters, with KV Anand, Shankar and PC Sreeram praising the filmmaker earlier this week . According to the movie’s PR, Karthik and his team are said to be overwhelmed by the praise and encouragement and are on ‘cloud nine’ right now.