Nayanthara is hailed as the Lady Superstar of Tamil cinema. She never fails to encourage new-age directors. In an interview, she revealed that she loves how the current crop of directors manage to bring in a new perspective to the story. For her upcoming film, she has teamed up with director Milind Rau of Aval fame. The film was initially slated to release in theatres. Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the makers decided to go the OTT way. After Mookuthi Amman, Nayanthara's Netrikann will be her second film to release on Disney+ Hotstar. As the film is scheduled to release on August 13, the makers had unveiled the trailer last month.
The trailer has crossed more than 3 million views on YouTube is currently trending at no 1 position on the app. There is a huge hype surrounding the film as Nayanthara plays a blind woman in the film. In a statement, director Milind Rau said, "Tamil audiences love a good thriller, and I wanted to create a movie unlike any that the genre has seen in Kollywood. High-octane action and drama, along with the unexpected twists in the storyline, makes Netrikann a must-watch, especially for viewers who love a good whodunit packed with crime, thrill, and action." Apart from Nayanthara, actor Ajmal has been roped in to play the villain in the film.