Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:45:00 GMT | By IANS

Had to unlearn so many things for 'Madras': Karthi

Actor Karthi talks about shooting for upcoming Tamil actioner 'Madras'


Had to unlearn so many things for 'Madras': Karthi (© Filmysouth)

Chennai: Karthi, who had worked with a young team in 'Madras', says he had to unlearn several things while working on the film. He says he also had to let go of the trappings of a star actor.

"Sometimes in your career as an actor, you have to let go of comforts of being a star. I had to do that in 'Madras', for which I also had to unlearn whatever I've learned so far in my career so that I could learn again," Karthi told us.

"Since we shot mostly on real locations with real people, I had to learn to mingle with them and act. They're so friendly that they would forget you're a star and at times even mouth your dialogues when you're trying hard to remember. It was a whole new experience," he added.

Directed by Ranjith, 'Madras' is set against the backdrop of north Madras. It also features Catherine Tresa in an important role.

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