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Director Rajath speaks on Karthi's Dev.

The first look of Karthi's Dev released a few days back, and it has received a good response from Netizens, due to the simplicity. The film has Rakul Preet Singh as the lead actress, and it is directed by Rajath Ravishankar. 

Talking about the film, Rajath Ravishankar claims. “The protagonist happens to be a youngster, who has to fight against some challenging odds to accomplish what he wants. Dev has lots of elements that will be enjoyed and discussed by contemporary youngsters." He also said Karthi's character's name is Dev Ramalingam, and the short form of the same is the title. Dev is inspired from cricketer Kapil Dev's name.

On bringing up some emphasis over the female lead played by Rakul Preet Singh, he says, “She isn’t going to be someone like a blink and miss character, but will have as much substantiality as Karthi. She has done a fabulous job in many sequences, which audiences will definitely acclaim about.”

Getting to speak about others in the cast, he adds, “Prakash Raj sir will be seen playing the role of Karthi’s dad and Ramya Krishnan mam as Rakul Preet Singh’s mother. Others in the star-cast includes Smile Settai Vignesh, Amrutha, Vamsi and few more prominent actors. Navarasa Nayagan Karthik sir and Nikki Galrani will have special appearance in the film.”

As the filmmaker winds up offering insight about the film, he says, “As soon as I narrated the script to Harris Jayaraj sir, he immediately hugged and promised me that he will be a part of this film. Dev has 5 songs and it will be a musical celebration as well.

While approaching Velraj sir to crank the camera, he was working with Karthi in Kadaikutty Singam. He has excellently pictured the movie, knowing how to capture Karthi’s look in different shades in accordance to the situations. This is the third time he has worked with Karthi as well.”

Actor Suriya will be unveiling the first look of this film on his official twitter page. S Lakshman of Prince Pictures is producing this film which is close on the heels of completing the project with official word on teaser, audio and worldwide theatrical release to be made soon.