Karthi who is busy promoting this week’s release Thozha/Ooperi will be playing the role of a NRI pilot in Mani Ratnam’s next. Sai Pallavi who is cast opposite him, plays the doctor he falls in love with, on his trip to India. The movie is scheduled to roll from June. Karthi who has shaved his head to suit his role in Kashmora, will wrap the project up and sport a new hairstyle for Mani Ratnam’s project. He is also toning down with weight to look younger and uber cool in the movie.