Actor Karthi is a happy man these days as his latest film, Kaithi, an action thriller directed by Maanagaram fame Lokesh Kanagaraj has turned out to be an astounding critical and commercial success. Karthi has meanwhile been working on his next film, Sulthan, billed to be an action entertainer under director Bakkiyaraj Kannan of Remo fame. Being produced by Dream Warrior Pictures, the film will see Telugu sensation Rashmika Mandanna making her Tamil cinema debut. That said, there are now reports stating Sulthan will be clashing against Vijay’s in-development film, Thalapathy 64, being directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. However, producer S. R. Prabhu of Dream Warrior Pictures had in a recent interview stated that no specific date has been locked yet despite plans to bring Sulthan out in theatres as a summer 2020 release.

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There has been plenty of excitement surrounding Karthi’s Sulthan especially after his Kaithi has turned out to be a massive success in its clash against a biggie like Vijay's Bigil. It now remains to be seen when producer S. R. Prabhu will want to release Sulthan, which apart from Karthi and Rashmika Mandanna also includes Napoleon, Malayalam actor Lal, comedian Sathish, KGF star Ramachandra Raju and Ponnambalam in major supporting roles with music by Vivek-Mervin and cinematography by Sathyan Sooryan.

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