After the resounding success of the 2019 movie Asuran, Dhanush started 2020 with Pattas, a movie financed by Sathya Jyothi Films and directed by RS Durai Senthil Kumar of Ethir Neechal and Kodi fame. Sneha and Mehreen Pirzada played the female leads in this action entertainer, which is got a good response from the audiences, thanks the festival weekend. Dhanush has also completed work on his next Jagame Thandiram with director Karthik Subbaraj. After completing this, he has already started work on his next, with director Mari Selvaraj of Pariyerum Perumal fame which too is in its final stages of production. This movie, bankrolled by veteran producer Kalaipuli S Thanu, under his V Creations banner, has been titled Karnan. The film will see Mollywood beauty Rajisha Vijayan, who has worked in a number of hit movies like June, Oru Cinemakaaran and Anuraga Karikkin Vellam. The cast of this movie will include veteran star Lal, Azhagam Perumal and Yogi Babu.  
Theni Eshwar is handling the cinematography for Karnan, which will have editing by RK Selva. Santhosh Narayanan, who has composed the music for Mari Selvaraj's Pariyerum Perumal, will once again be scoring the music for this movie too. Ramalingam, who handled the Art department for Kabali, is the Art Director for Karnan. Thanu has now released the title look of Karnan on Dhanush’s birthday with another announcement stating that a motion poster for the film will be revealed later in the day. The title look poster looks simple and neat without Dhanush in it. You can see a pile of female hands holding a sword. Karnan's shoot was underway in Tirunelveli and this movie is said to be based on a real-life incident, which happened around this region. Yogi Babu will have more than just comic scenes and will be seen alongside the hero throughout the movie in a supporting role. Dhanush's Karnan is expected to release towards the end of this year if things get normal soon or else it might release for Summer 2020. Best wishes to Dhanush and team Karnan. Now check out the title poster: