Almost a year ago, the title of actress Nayanthara's upcoming horror thriller was unveiled as Connect. It was also revealed that veteran actors Anupam Kher and Sathyaraj along with Vinay Rai will be starring in the movie as well. Written by Ashwin Saravanan and wife Kaavya Ramkumar, directed by Ashwin and bankrolled by Vignesh Shivan under the banner of Rowdy Pictures, the film marks the reunion of Nayanthara and Ashwin after their 2015 neo-noir horror film Maya.

Now, a massive update to the film has been thrown at us and we could not be happier. On the most auspicious day of Diwali, the makers of the upcoming film took to their official Twitter handle wishing everyone a happy Diwali and released a new poster. Features the actor, along with Sathyaraj, Vinay Rai and a child actor named Haniya Nafisa, it was attached with a caption that read, "Happy Diwali 🪔 to all! Stay Connected and Happy ✨🌸🤍 #Connect #HappyDiwali ". Check it out: 

The film is reportedly set during the pandemic. the film will mark the return of renowned actor Anupam Kher to Tamil cinema after 15 long years after having starred in the 2007 drama film Kuttrapathrikkai in which he plays the role of Rajiv Gandhi. On the technical side of things, Connect will have its music composed by Prithvi Chandrasekhar of Boomika fame and its cinematography handled by Manikantan Ramachary. No other information regarding the film has been revealed and its release date is expected to be announced very soon.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Lady Superstar Nayanthara was last seen in the Telugu political action film Godfather. She also has some other films in her kitty including the Malayalam film Gold directed by Alphonse Puthren of Premam fame, Atlee's Jawan in which she will be making her big debut in the Hindi film industry opposite Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Iraivan in which she will be seen sharing screen space with Jayam Ravi.