Karthi will be teaming up with director Muthaiya for a new film and the official announcement regarding the project was made on Sunday, September 5. This new film is titled Viruman and it will be an action-packed family entertainer, following Muthaiya's earlier pattern of movies. The film will be bankrolled by Suriya and Jyotika under the banner of 2D Entertainment. Viruman will mark Karthi's second collaboration with director Muthaiya after the box office success of Komban which was released in 2015. The official announcement on the project was made by Suriya, taking the fans by pleasant surprise.

The announcement has already created a huge buzz on social media and it has made the fans look forward to the project. A special poster was also released along with the announcement and the poster features Karthi in silhouette. Viruman has a super exciting combination of cast and crew. The film will have Prakash Raj, Rajkiran, and Soori in the star cast, alongside Aditi Shankar, who will be seen playing the female lead. Viruman will have music scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja, marking his first outing with director Muthaiya.

Maanagaram and Gypsy fame SK Selvakumar will be handling the cinematography, while Anl Arasu and Jacki will be taking care of the stunts and art direction respectively. The makers have also officially announced that Viruman will hit the screens during the summer of 2022 (April - June). The shooting of Viruman is expected to begin from the middle of September after Karthi completes his shooting for the historical epic, Ponniyin Selvan, directed by Mani Ratnam.

In all aspects, it looks like Viruman is an exciting biggie to watch out for, as several prominent actors and technicians are coming together. Karthi's other films in the lineup include Ponniyin Selvan and Sardar, directed by PS Mithran. For now, check out the official announcement on Karthi's new film, Viruman, directed by Muthaiya here: