Deepika Padukone special screening with Red FM of Karthik Calling Karthik. Karthik Calling Karthik is a Hindi language film, written and directed by Vijay Lalwani and produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under the banner of Excel Entertainment. The film stars Farhan Akhtar and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. Ram Kapoor and Shefali Shah play supporting roles in the film. The film’s music was composed by the trio of Shankar Ehsaan Loy, while the background score was composed by Midival Punditz and Karsh Kale.