After Theeran Adhigaram Ondru, Karthi and Rakul Preet will pair up again for another film which will be directed by debutante Rajat Ravi Shankar. Said to be another action oriented film, the film is yet to be titled and will have Karthi sport a new look in the film. And according to latest reports, the makers have zeroed in on a title for the film which will be announced soon. Latest reports reveal that the film has been titled Dev which was being referred to as Karthi 17 till now. The makers haven’t yet confirmed this as yet however it is expected to be revealed in next few months.
The shooting of the film is expected to go on floors by end of this year after both Karthi and Rakul Preet wrap up their prior commitments. Being produced by Lakshman Kumar, the film also stars Ramya Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Renuka and Karthik Muthuraman in pivotal roles.
Karthi is currently gearing up for his next Kadai Kutty Singam which is being directed by Pandiraj. Kadai Kutty Singam is being produced by Karthi’s brother Suriya under the banner 2D Entertainments and is likely to hit screens this July. Kadai Kutty Singam also stars Sayyeshaa as the female lead actor. Karthi would be seen playing a farmer in Kadai Kutty Singam and the actor has even practiced farming before shooting for it to get a hang of the character.
Rakul Preet, on the other hand, is juggling between her Bollywood and Tamil films. Rakul is shooting for her upcoming film with Suriya NGK which is being directed by Selvaraghavan. Rakul has also been shooting for her Bollywood film with Ajay Devgn which is yet to be titled. It is also being reported that Rakul may be roped in to play the female lead actor in Telugu multi-starrer with Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya in the lead role.