After successful Swamy Ra Ra this year, Nikhil and Swathi team up again for a suspense thriller Karthikeya. Movie recently completed second schedule, with this schedule movie completed major shooting part and pending with two songs shoot. Chandu Modeti is making his debut as a director. Venkata Srinivas is producing this film under the Magnum Cine Prime Banner. Chandu director said movie is combination of comedy entertainment. Hero and Heroines are seen as Medical students. Karthikeya is highest budgeted Nikhil movie which is scheduled to release in December.