Karthi starrer Cheliya is the Romance love story film directed by Veteran filmmaker Manirathnam. Mani Ratnam himself bankrolled the movie on his prestigious Madras Talkies banner. This film is Telugu dubbed version of Tamil film Katru Veliyadai. This Telugu version of the movie is going to be released by noted producer Dil Raju.
Sources close to the project have announced a few minutes ago that the romantic drama will hit the screens on 7th April worldwide in both the languages. Aditi Rao Hydari has been paired with Karthi in this film. A R Rahman given Music for this film and massive audio launch has been planned during March. The glimpse of the first song has been revealed out yesterday on the eve of Republic Day.
Karthi, who is playing a pilot in the movie, had earlier talked about what to expect from the visual bonanza. According to Karthi, he plays a fighter jet pilot who falls in love with a doctor, played by Aditi Rao Hydari. While Mani Ratnam’s last film OK Kanmani was a modern love story, Cheliya is a pure classical love story based on strong human relationships that will fit into any time in history.