Actor Karthik Jayaram aka JK, who has become household name in Karnataka with his appearance in TV Soap Ashwini Nakshatra, has turned hero for Sandalwood's forthcoming movie. The film Just Love, directed by Nagendra Urs will see Karthik in the lead role.
Karthi came to limelight by playing antagonist role in Sudeep's movies - Kempe Gowda and Varadanayaka. He is also a best all round player in Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) representing Karnataka Bulldozers.
Talking about Just Love, Karthik said, "This will be my first film as hero. While the film is called Just Love, it is not only about the relationship between the hero and heroine. The story also explores the relationships between two friends, a father and son, and so on."
It was reported that Karthik was all set to play hero in Kuchiku Kuchiku, which was slated to be directed by D Rajendra Babu. But the movie got delayed, due to the sudden death of the director. The status of the movie is still unclear.
Meanwhile, Karthik will be seen in Care Of Footpath 2, which is being directed by young talent Master Kishan. The movie, which is the sequel of 2006's Care Of Footpath will see JK as a corrupt cop.