Manirathnam has directed a film titled Kadal which has yester year pair Karthik- Radha’s children in the lead roles.
Gowtham who has donned the lead role is the son of yesteryear hero Karthik while Thulasi who has donned the female lead role is the daughter of the famous yesteryear heroine Radha.
Karthi and Radha had debuted in the film Alaigal Oyivathillai. Manirathnam did not release the stills of Thulasi and Gowtham so far.
Both of them were not permitted to participate in the public functions. Tamil audience were very eager to see the faces of both these debutant actors.
At this point of time, Manirathnam has taken both of them to Hyderabad and introduced them to Telugu audience. A big introductory function was held. Thousands of Telugu audience, Telugu actors and actresses participated in this function. Arjun brought Thulasi holding her hands to the stage.
The audience gave standing ovations. Similarly Gowtham was also introduced. Radha and Karthik also participated in this function and were sitting side by side. Music composer A R Rahman, actor Mohan Babu’s daughter Lakshmi Manchu and actress Suhasini also participated in this grand function.
Manirathnam after the function spoke to the media. He said, “It was an unexpected happening that Karthik son and Radha’s daughter have acted in Kadal. In all my films I will give importance to the story.
Than only, I will search for a suitable actor for the story. I will select a person who is 100% suitable for the story. This has happened in this film also. Gowtham and Thulasi were suitable for this film.”