Going by the first look posters of Karthi's upcoming film Kaashmora, it looks like the Paruthiveeran actor might play an out and out negative character for the first time in his career.
Karthi looks menacing in the posters that has a war background.
His costume and appearance have come across as a surprise to many
as fans were expecting the posters to have a horror
Karthi As Army General
Sources in the know have revealed that Karthi will be
playing an army general in a kingdom, which has Nayantara playing
its queen. Whether Karthi plays a role with negative shades is
something yet to be ascertained.
Nayantara As Rathina Maha Devi
"While Karthi's character is Raj Naik, Nayan is called
Rathina Maha Devi," revealed Prabhu. It is said that the
Thirunaal actress will appear only during the period set
up of the film.
Third Character Shrouded In Suspense
Karthi will be playing three characters in the movie.
While the look of one of the characters has been revealed, the
second character will be a contemporary one. It is the third role
which has the surprise element, according to
Karthi As Ghost?
It is speculated that Karthi might play the role of a
ghost. The fact that 'Kaashmora' is not a Tamil title suggests that
he might play a outlander.
'Kaashmora' An Apt Title
Prabhu feels that Kaashmora is an apt
title for the movie and that's why they went ahead with it. "Even
our previous film, Joker, which received critical acclaim, had an
English title. But we did not change it, as it suited the political
satire script," he told DC.
Another producer Prakashbabu has said art director,
music composer and cinematographer have done fabulous jobs in
the movie. "Apart from Rajeevan's sets, Om Prakash's cinematography
and Santhosh Narayanan's music are the high points of the
As mentioned in the poster, Kaashmora will hit
the screen for this year's Diwali. The film also stars Sri Divya,
Vivekh, Siddharth Vipin and 'Jangiri' Madhumitha in important
But the makers of Kaashmora have decided to elevate the
expectation meter of movie buffs and fans by releasing some of the
most intriguing posters of recent time.
Produced by Prakashbabu and Prabhu under Dream Warrior Pictures,
Kaashmora is said to be Karthi's costliest film ever. It
has been made with a budget of over 60 Crore rupees.
According to producer Prabhu, 47 different looks for Karthi was
conceptualised before locking on three of them.
"We took seven months to conceptualise 47 different getups, and
froze three looks for Karthi. We tried every guise on Karthi, who
patiently experimented with each avatar.
The period segment was shot with elaborate rich sets, including
a huge darbar set erected for this purpose in and around Chennai," he told Deccan Chronicle.
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