Disney Plus Hotstar announced on Wednesday that Nayanthara’s upcoming film Netrikann will soon premiere on its platform. Nayanthara plays a visually impaired woman in the thriller, which is written and directed by Milind Rau.
The third eye on Lord Shiva’s forehead is called Netrikkan. It is also the title of a popular Rajinikanth movie. Produced by K Balachander, Rajinikanth received critical acclaim for his dual roles of father and son in the film.
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Netrikann is Milind Rau’s second directorial outing after the 2017 horror film Aval. The film is said to revolve around a serial killer who targets young women in Chennai.
Netrikann is funded by director Vignesh Shivan under his home production banner Rowdy Films. The makers have not yet announced a release date.
Nayanthara was last seen in the Malayalam movie Nizhal. She is currently shooting for Superstar Rajinikanth’s Annaatthe. Production on the film is in its final stages and is expected to hit theaters for Deepavali. The actor is also part of Vignesh Sivan’s upcoming romantic comedy Kaathu Veelula Rendu Kaadhal. The film also stars Vijay Sethupathi and Samantha Akkineni.