We had earlier reported that Karthi is said to be coming together with Papanasam director Jeethu Joseph for a new project, after his current commitments! Of late, Karthi has been choosing roles which offer variety and has been carving a niche for himself as a performer of repute. Famous Malayalam director Jeethu Joseph has earlier directed Kamal Haasan in Papanasam, the Tamil remake of his own hit movie Drishyam! Known for his thriller movies, director Jeethu Joseph is gearing up for the release of his next - Mr & Mrs Rowdy, a comedy entertainer starring Kalidas Jayaram. We now have an exciting update on Karthi & Jeethu Joseph's new movie!

News on the grapevine is that both Karthi and Jyothika are to come together for this new movie! He has never before worked together with his sister-in-law Jyothika in any movie yet! Jyothika has just made her comeback to movies after taking a break following her wedding to Suriya. Her movies since comeback have all been portraying her in mature roles. It would definitely be interesting to see how the director gets to cast this lead pair.

The director is also awaiting the return of Rishi Kapoor to India, after getting his treatment abroad, to complete dubbing for his upcoming Bollywood movie. We hear that Jeethu Joseph is currently working on the scripting work, with Rensil D Silva & Manigandan, for his upcoming Tamil movie starring Karthi & Jyothika! Stay tuned for further updates!