Chennai,8 December,2014:Â Actor Karunakaran, who has teamed up with superstar Rajinikanth for the first time in forthcoming Tamil actioner â€œLingaaâ€, says he was touched when the latter showered rare appreciation upon meeting him on sets.
â€œI remember it was my first day on the sets of â€˜Lingaaâ€™. Director K.S. Ravi Kumar had just introduced me to the superstar, and I literally froze in awe. That moment became even more special when Rajini sir appreciated my performance in â€˜Soodhu Kavvumâ€™,â€ Karunakaran told IANS.
Nalan Kumarasamy-directed â€œSoodhu Kavvumâ€ was one of the best Tamil comedies of recent timeS. Karunakaran rose to fame with his role Arumai Prakasam, who kidnaps himself to extort money from his father.
â€œWhat really touched me was that he even remembered my characterâ€™s name from the film. A rare compliment coming from Rajini sir meant a lot to me,â€ he said.
Karunakaran, who has projects such as â€œKappalâ€, â€œNanbendaâ€, â€œKanithanâ€ and â€œMahabalipuramâ€ in his kitty, says he wants to â€œconcentrate on doing films that meet audienceâ€™s expectationsâ€.
Source:The Indian Express