Director Karunakaran is getting ready to direct a film with Prabhas as hero. This movie will be a commercial entertainer like the director's earlier movies.
This new movie will start after Prabhas finishes shooting for Billa. Karunakaran is a super good director who made six movies till now and all his movies were average to super hits.
Karunakaran started his career as director in 1998 with Pawan Kalyan's Toliprema which became one of the super hit movies in Pawan Kalyan's career. In 2000 Karunakaran came out with Yuvakudu with Sumanth which became an average grosser.
The director introduced heroine Bhumika to Telugu cinema industry with this movie. Next Karunakaran made Vasu in 2002 with Venkatesh which fared well at the box office. In 2005 he joined hands with Pawan Kalyan for the second time and made a movie titled Balu which was again an average grosser.
In 2006 Karunakaran made Happy starring Allu Arjun which was a hit. In 2008 he made Ullasamga Utsahamga which is one of the super hit movies of this year. He is now planning to do a movie with Prabhas which mostly might start shooting next year.