It is safe to assume that he broke out of prison. Judging from the teaser, Karthi is playing a prisoner named Dilli. 0
Kaithi, which is Tamil for ‘prisoner’, is written and directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. He sports a very unglamorous look for his character, who seems to be teeming with the thirst for vengeance. He assures his colleagues that the number of crimes will hit a record high by morning. Or maybe simply he is a hardcore criminal, going about his usual business. We also see glimpses of Karthi driving a police vehicle while a handcuff is clinging onto his fist. Karthi was last seen in romantic entertainer Dev. In 2017, Lokesh made an impressive debut with Maanagaram, a thriller set in Chennai. Advertising
The teaser opens with a cop (played by Narain) telling his colleague that the police will stay off the road on this particular night (for some unexplained reasons, which we will only know when we watch the film). The rest of the teaser focuses on the gangsters who are on the hunt for a person. The film released during Valentine’s Day received a mixed response from the audience and critics. Things get more wild with him engaging in a head-to-head battle with the goons. The actor is currently shooting for Malayalam filmmaker Jeethu Joseph’s family drama, in which he shares screen space with his real-life sister-in-law Jyothika.