Netrikann trailer: Visually challenged Nayanthara locks horns with serial killer in Disney+ Hotstar film

Published on Jul 29, 2021 02:07 PM IST

The trailer is about the search for a serial killer who is preying on young women in Chennai. The film stars Nayanthara and Ajmal Ameer in lead roles.

Nayanthara in a still from Netrikann.
Nayanthara in a still from Netrikann.
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

The trailer of Nayanthara’s upcoming Tamil thriller Netrikann, a remake of Korean film Blind, was unveiled on Thursday. Going by the visuals, the story is centered on Nayanthara’s blind character who is after a serial killer, played by Ajmal Ameer.

The film has been produced by Vignesh Shivn. Sharing the trailer on his Twitter, he wrote that it’s one of Nayanthara’s best performances till date.

“If creating thrillers is an art, then our director @Milind_Rau is a Picasso in it! Nailed the trailer & the film. One of #Nayanthara‘s best performances till date. As a #Blind with #Netrikann (sic).”

The trailer is centered on the search for a serial killer who is preying on young women in Chennai. Nayanthara, who plays a blind character, locks horns with the killer and the rest of the story is about their encounter.

The film has been directed by Milind Rau, who is best known for his Tamil horror-thriller Aval.

Talking about the project, Milind said in a statement: “Tamil audiences love a good thriller, and I wanted to create a movie unlike any that the genre has seen in Kollywood.”

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“Netrikann is special because of the central character who is visually impaired and uses sheer intelligence and presence of mind to confront a deadly serial kidnapper. No one could have essayed the role better than Nayanthara who has brilliantly brought alive a character who can’t see, but is extremely quick-witted. 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,” he added.

The trailer also confirmed that the film will premiere worldwide on August 13 on Disney+ Hotstar.

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