Following his Diwali release ‘Kaashmora’ that was bounded to get mixed reviews, actor Karthi was completely involved over the new project ‘Kaatru Veliyidai’. The film is directed by Maniratnam, where he plays a pilot and Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hydari making her debut in Tamil cinema as heroine would be essaying the role of a doctor. The film is about the pilot falling in love with a beautiful doctor on the way back to his home during flight journey. Obviously, when it’s a Maniratnam movie, it is surely adhered of getting positive success with AR Rahman’s musical score. The film has cinematography handled by Ravi Varman and others in the cast include Kannada actress Shraddha Srinath, RJ Balaji, Delhi Ganesh and few more prominent actors. While the shooting of this film was recently wrapped up, Karthi is now preparing for the cop role now. It is all about his upcoming film ‘Dheeran Adhyayam Ondru’, directed by Sathuranga Vettai fame Vinoth. Shooting for this film will be commencing from January 17 and Rakul Preet Singh has been signed to play the female lead role.