Gautham Karthik as bikerPublished: April 7, 2016
A biking aficionado in real life, Gautham Karthik will play one in a movie titled ’46’. Tipped to be an action film, it will directed by debutant Bala.
“The story is about illegal bike races that take place on the roads of Chennai. The film will explore what draws youngsters into the dangerous sport. Gautham Karthik will play a racer,” sources said.
Bala, who has been an associate director in movies like ‘Velayudham’ (Mohan Raja), ‘Jilla’ (Neason) and ‘Puli’ (Chimbu Devan), is said to have come out with a gripping script to woo young audience.
“The title has been chose as ’46’ since it is the bike number of famous Italian bike racer, Valentino Rossi. Like this, the director has made intense research to get things right on script,” sources said.