Tamil film ‘Sulthan’ was written and directed by Bakkiyaraj Kannan, starring Karthi and Rashmika Mandanna. Napoleon, Lal, Hareesh Peradi and Yogi Babu are playing vital roles and the movie is produced by SR Prakash Babu and SR Prabhu under the banner ‘Dream Warrior Pictures’.
The project was started in March 2019 and the shoots were completed by October, after the delay caused by the pandemic. After the post production works, the film was planned for an OTT release and latter announced for theatrical release during Pongal 2021.
Due to non availability of enough theatres during Pongal, caused by ‘Master’ and ‘Eeswaran’, the release of ‘Sulthan’ was further postponed. On 1st February, it is announced, along with the release of the official teaser of the movie that ‘Sulthan’ is releasing on 2nd April, in theatres. Works started for the theatrical release of the movie and talks are going on with theatre owners and distributors regarding this.
On completion of his part in ‘Sulthan’, Karthi is said to be concentrating in the grand movie of Mani Ratnam, ‘Ponniyin Selvan’.