Young director Karthick Naren has stunned the entire Tamil audiences by making a super hit thriller in the form of Dhruvangal Pathinaru, at the age of 22. Made on a shoestring budget, that film turned out to be a major hit at the box office. After that, Karthick got a chance of directing his second film Naragasooran under the production of Gautham Menon.
But due to the financial instabilities of Gautham Menon, Naragasooran remained unreleased even after two years of the shoot completion. Karthick said that the issues of Naragasooran has emotionally drained him and it was tough for him to come out of that trauma. Karthick thanked his family members and friends who helped him to stay strong in that tough period.
Now, he is coming up with his new directorial Mafia: Chapter 1. The film is all set to hit the screens on the 21st of this month. Karthick said that he got inspired from Netflix series Narcos, to make this film. But he said that there are no plot similarities between Narcos and his film.
Mafia features Arun Vijay as a tough sincere cop and Prasanna as a drug lord. On the flip side, Karthick Naren also signed another project which will feature Dhanush in the lead role.