After the success of his recent film Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal, southern star Nayanthara is set to appear in his next project titled O2. The teaser for the film was released this Monday, May 16. O2 will skip theaters and have a direct OTT release.
The creators have planned to release it soon on Disney+ Hotstar in different languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.
Posted on the official Disney+ Hotstar YouTube channel, the thrill-packed teaser shows Nayanthara and several others trapped in an underground bus. Passengers must remain calm in the situation to survive. Nayanthara is seen saying that they can survive for 12 hours inside the bus if everyone stays patient.
She is also seen with a boy on oxygen and struggling to breathe in the claustrophobic environment.
Watch the O2 teaser here.
The suspense thriller was directed by GS Viknesh and marks his directorial debut. O2 was funded by SR Prabhu and SR Prakash Babu. Apart from Nayanthara, the film also features Tamil actor Ritvick in a prominent role.
The title of the thrilling film was revealed on May 6. With its imminent release on Disney+ Hotstar, it will be Nayanthara’s third film to stream directly on an OTT platform. Earlier, his Mookuthi Amman and Netrikann skipped theaters.
Filming for O2 reportedly wrapped last year. Now, the thriller is in post-production and is expected to hit the OTT soon.
Prior to that, Nayanthara’s romantic comedy film Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal hit theaters on April 28. She played the role of Kanmani in the film directed by her boyfriend Vignesh Shivan. The star-studded film starred Vijay Sethupathi, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nayanthara in the lead roles. The film had opened to mixed reviews but managed to do good business at the Tamil Nadu box office.
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