Actor Karthi is currently busy promoting his forthcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual Thozha, in which he plays a socially disabled slumdog, employed by a wheelchair-bound millionaire as his caretaker.
The film is an adaptation of French drama, The Intouchables, and Karthi thoroughly enjoyed playing his character. In his next film with prolific filmmaker Mani Ratnam, whom he had assisted before he became an actor, he will be seen as a pilot, a role which he would be essaying for the first time in his career.
Tipped to be another romantic drama, and co-starring Premam fame Sai Pallavi as a doctor, the project is said to go on the floors from June. Before he starts working on this film, Karthi will wrap up his portion in upcoming Tamil period-fantasy Kashmora, which is on the verge of completion.
For Ratnamâ€™s project, Karthi is expected undergo a crash course to play his part. While the other details of the project are heavily guarded, sources say that Karthi will play an NRI, who falls in love while on a trip to India.
Double Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman will compose the tunes, while ace lensman Ravi Varman will crank the camera.
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