The Tamil remake of Charlie was announced a while back. The film was to star Madhavan and Sai Pallavi in t​he lead. A L Vijay was supposed to helm the project. However film seems to have been delayed indefinitely. A L Vijay has started his project with Sai Pallavi titled Karu instead.

K​aru will mark Sai Pallavi’s entry into Kollywood. Nirav Shah will crank the camera while Anthony will take care of editing. ​The project is bankrolled by Lyca Productions​

The film will start rolling late May or Early June after the release of A L Vijay’s Jungle drama Vanamagan which stars Jayam Ravi and Sayyeesha Saigal. Vanmagan releases on May 19.