Karthi is now a star both in the Tamil film industry as well as Telugu film industry. Aayirathil Oruvan which had Karthi in the lead role was dubbed in Telugu with the title Yuganiki Okkadu. This dubbed version made it very big in Andhra Pradesh.
This film was well received by the Telugu audience. Because of this Karthi’s market has escalated high in the Telugu film industry. The film Paiyaa which has Karthi and Thamanna in the lead role is being simultaneously released in Tamil and Telugu on the same day.
The Telugu version has been titled Awara. Lingusamy has directed this film and has been produced by Subash Chandra Bose. 350 prints have been made for the Tamil version while 150 prints have been made for the Telugu version. Yuvan Shankar Raja has composed the music for this film