To be bankrolled by Satyajothi Films, the film will mark the maiden collaboration of Dhanush and Karthick Naren, best known for helming Dhruvangal Pathinaaru (2016) and Mafia: Chapter 1 (2020).
Malayalam writers Sharfu and Suhas on board Dhanush’s next film
Chennai - 19 Mar 2020 17:00 IST
Actor Dhanush’s upcoming Tamil film which is tentatively titled D 43 will be directed by Karthick Naren. It was revealed on Thursday that Malayalam writers, Sharfu and Suhas who co-wrote Varathan (2018) and Virus (2019), have been brought on board as co-writers.
Director Karthick Naren took to Twitter to announce the news. He tweeted: “Happy to collaborate with writers Sharfu – Suhas of Varathan and Virus for D 43. Pumped up.”
To be bankrolled by Satyajothi Films, the film will mark the maiden collaboration of Dhanush and Karthick Naren, best known for helming Dhruvangal Pathinaaru (2016) and Mafia: Chapter 1 (2020). The makers hope to go on the floors from April.
D 43 has music by GV Prakash Kumar. The makers have confirmed that it will hit the screens on 23 October.
Last seen on screen in Tamil action comedy Pattas (2020), Dhanush has an excellent lineup this year and next year as well. Having recently wrapped up shooting for Karthik Subbaraj’s gangster film Jagame Thandhiram (2020), he also has Aanand L Rai’s Atrangi Re (2021) with Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan
Dhanush also has Tamil drama titled Karnan with director Mari Selvaraj. If the grapevine is anything to go by, the film is rumoured to be based on the controversial caste riot which took place in Kodiyankulam, Tamil Nadu in 1991.