Gautham Karthik in Kannan's next

Gautham Karthik in Kannan’s next

Director Kannan of Kanden Kadhalai and Settai fame is all ready for his next film. According to sources, it will have Gautham Karthik in the lead role.

Confirming the development, Kannan said, “It is an action-thriller set in Chennai. We will begin shooting with Gautham from September 12, in Chennai.”

Rains provide the backdrop for this film, and so, we have plans to shoot during the rainy season here and across the country, he states.

The filmmaker adds: “Gautham plays the typical Chennai guy in this flick, which is yet to be titled. Right now, only Gautham is on board and we are yet to finalise the rest of the cast.”

After apprenticing under Mani Ratnam, Kannan made his directorial debut with the drama film Jayamkondaan (2008) starring Vinay and Bhavana, before moving on to make films including Kanden Kadhalai (2009) and Settai (2013).

Kannan started his career assisting director Manobala before joining Mani Ratnam in films including Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Ayutha Ezhuthu (2004) and Guru (2007).