Karan has met with moderate success once he switched over to action films with Kokki (2006), the first film of Mynaa director Prabhu Solomon. After that, Karan did a serious of films as a "silent avenger".
Now, after Kanagavel Kakka, Karan is trying to make a comeback with Kandha, an out and out action film. The story of the film according to its director Babu is about "a youth who never forgets his teacher even after reaching a high position and how he comes to his master’s rescue."
Kandha has a new heroine in Mitra Kurian, the Malayalee girl from Kochi who debuted in Tamil as Asin’s friend in Kaavalan. The film has music by newcomer Sakthi R Selva.