Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao recently watched the Malayalam film Nayattu and was blown away by it. He took his time to personally message Joju George, who played one of the lead roles in the film. Rajkummar Rao messaged Joju George on Instagram and wrote, "What a brilliant performance sir. Loved the film also. keep inspiring us with such amazing performances sir (sic)." Joju George shared a screenshot of his Rajkummar's message and thanked him. He called this message his first award for Nayattu, which means hunting in English.
Joju George wrote, "I don't know what to say... so touched ..it's High for me.. soo happy... it's a great appreciation from one of my favourite actor...I can't hold myself own ... this is My 1st award for Nayattu, thank you so much (sic)."On Netflix, Nayattu's synopsis read as, "Three police officers become pawns for unscrupulous lawmakers when they are framed in an incident amid political elections and must flee to evade arrest. Kunchacko Boban stars with Filmfare Award South winners Joju George and Nimisha Sajayan in this crime thriller."