Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan's production venture, Navarasa, is one of the most anticipated films of this year. Apart from the theme of the anthology, it is the names associated with the film that excited everyone. Vijay Sethupathi, Suriya, Arvind Swami, Revathi, Gautham Menon, Karthik Subbaraj, Priyadarshan are some of the popular names who have worked on the project. Navarasa was released on Netflix on August 6 and opened to mixed responses.
When asked about the success of Navarasa, Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan, in a statement, said, "We are overwhelmed by the love and support that Navarasa is getting, not just in India but even countries beyond borders including, Singapore, Malaysia, and the UAE where the film has been in the Top 10 on Netflix. It's a testament to the fact that this confluence of rasas struck a chord with the audiences! 40% of viewers for the anthology were from outside India and we are glad that the content resonated well with people across the globe. Navarasa has been a heartwarming journey with people who lent their wholehearted support. Today, through this collaboration with Netflix, we celebrate the wonderful efforts that made an impact on several lives.”