Karnan is an Indian Tamil action-drama film directed by Mari Selvaraj and produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu under his V Creations banner. The film stars Dhanush, Lal, Yogi Babu, Natarajan Subramaniam, Rajisha Vijayan, Gouri G. Kishan, and Lakshmi Priya Chandramouli. It marks the Tamil debut of Rajisha Vijayan.
The film features music composed by Santhosh Narayanan, cinematography handled by Theni Eswar, and editing done by Selva R. K. It features the titular character Karnan, hailing from a conservative background, fighting for the rights of his people. The storyline is influenced by the Manjolai riots of the 1999 and 1997 Melavalavu massacre.