Updated: October 25, 2018 7:28:42 pm
Actor Suriya on Thursday launched the first look poster of his brother Karthi’s upcoming film Dev. The poster features an angry-looking Karthi standing next to his sports bikes. The film is being made on a huge budget and it will mark the directorial debut of Rajath Ravishankar.
Actor Rakul Preet Singh is playing the female lead in the film, which is bankrolled by Prince Pictures and Reliance Entertainment. The movie marks her reunion with Karthi after last year’s cop film Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru.
Dev, which is also being shot in Telugu, is said to cost more than Rs 50 crore for its producers. The film also stars Ramya Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Amrutha and RJ Vignesh among others in pivotal roles. Seasoned actor Karthik will play a cameo in the film.
— Actor Karthi (@Karthi_Offl) October 25, 2018
Given that Karthi plays a bike-enthusiast in the movie, the filmmakers have been shooting on some beautiful roads across the country. The shooting took place in and around Mt Everest, and also in Nepal. The film’s cast and crew got stranded in Manali due to the floods recently. “We actually had to shoot particular scenes in the ambience of rainfalls or snowfalls. Apparently, things were perfect with gentle rains and even the weather forecast didn’t have an alarming situation, which was until yesterday. But the situation got worsened with unceasing landslides and floods, where the huge rocks started rolling down the hills and hampering the vehicular traffic and movement. I was stranded inside the car for nearly 4-5 hours and was later insisted to stay in a nearby village for safety purpose. What’s more deplorable is that 140 members are being isolated there without any communication at the mountain top (sic),” Karthi had said in a statement earlier.
Karthi was last seen Kadaikutty Singam. A rural drama directed by Pandiraj and bankrolled by Suriya became a huge hit at the box office.
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