On This Day – Karthi’s Birthday: When His Fans Traveled All the Way from Japan to See ‘PS-2’

Karthi is inarguably one of the finest actors of his generation in Tamil cinema. The actor has come a long way, having starred in many hit films over the years. He is a big star today and enjoys a huge fan following not just in India, but also abroad.

Precisely, Karthi has a massive fan base in Japan. Recently, to everyone’s surprise, his fans flew down from Japan to see his latest release, the Mani Ratnam directorial, ‘Ponniyin Selvan 2’.

The actor even took out time to meet his Japanese fans.

When Karthi’s Fans Traveled All the Way from Japan To See ‘PS-2’

Karthi’s fans from Japan (Terumi Kakubari Fujieda and Isao Endo) traveled all the way to see ‘Ponniyin Selvan 2’ along with the Tamil audience in Chennai. They watched the film four times and met Karthi at his residence.

Karthi took out time to interact with his Japanese fans and even clicked some pictures with them.

As Trade Analyst Ramesh Bala twitted, “#PonniyinSelvan | After #Rajini it’s for #Karthi !! Karthi fans from Japan came to Chennai, to watch #PonniyinSelvan2 with Tamil audience. Apparently, they watched movie for about 4 times and also happened to meet actor Karthi at his residence.”

Speaking about how she became a fan of Karthi, Terumi said in an interview, “When I was in Chennai , I watched Tamil films. I immediately liked Karthi. I have watched Kaithi several times. Since Tamil is a totally different language, I follow subtitles. Being Japanese, English subtitles are also difficult to follow. So, only when a DVD with Japanese subtitles was released, I bought it and ended up watching it often. It would be really grateful and helpful if Tamil films release in our country with Japanese subtitles.”


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