Summary of Netrikann - The Third Eye: Nayanthara - The Queen is Back
Netrikann (transl. The Third Eye) is a 2021 Indian crime thriller film based on the 2011 South Korean film Blind. The film is directed by Milind Rau and produced by Vignesh Shivan under the banner of Rowdy Pictures. Kross Pictures, a multinational film and television production company and K.S. Mayilvaganan is a co-producers. The digital premiere rights for the film were bought by Disney+ Hotstar. The film stars Nayanthara, Ajmal Ameer, Manikandan R. Achari and Sharan Shakti in lead roles.
The film was released in Disney+ Hotstar on August 13, 2021.
The film received mixed to positive responses from the audience. Janani K of India Today wrote, "Nayanthara’s crime thriller is bland and illogical." Ancy K Sunny of The Week called the movie a predictable thriller and added that the film tried to convey a social message.
However, popular film critic Nirmal Narayanan of the International Business Times praised the movie and wrote, "Nayanthara's crime thriller is mind-blowing, but little lengthy. Nayanthara's solo performance is enough and more to watch this movie."
Durga, a visually impaired woman, who is a witness in a murder case who decides to take on the task of bringing down the killer herself as an intriguing, high-stakes drama play out between both the characters.
The film was announced by Vignesh Shivan, the producer of the movie in his Twitter page in September 2019. The principal photography and the shooting of the film were done in 2020. The team had completed almost eighty percent of the shooting before the lockdown was announced by the government due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 14, 2020, the entire crew had celebrated the birthday of the director Milind Rau in the shooting set before the lockdown and the pictures of it went viral on social media. The rest of the shooting was completed in the year 2020 after the lockdown.
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