Not so long ago, in April, actually, Dhanush had tweeted about his project with Iraivi director, Karthik Subbaraj. “Glad to announce that I’m doing my new film with the very talented Karthick subburaj. Shoot in September. God bless,” (sic) he had said. It was all set, and had it not been for a few subsequent developments, there would have been no need for this news to make it to this page again. The ‘development’ we’re talking about being Iraivi, and the controversy Karthik got into for showing a producer in bad light in that film. The flak Karthik faced from the Producers’ Council, and all the buzz surrounding that has now spiralled into rumours that Dhanush might not want to work with Karthik any longer, and that the project he announced has been dropped, given that he’s said to be close to the producer allegedly shown uncharitably in the film.
However, turns out the rumours are false — for, a source close to the actor tells us, “This rumour is absolutely untrue. The project is pretty much on track, and Karthik is working on the script at the moment. Dhanush will stand by Karthik.” We also contacted Karthik, who said, “Don’t believe these rumours, they are not true.” So, come September, and the