One of the big films of the year,  Ka Pae Ranasingam starring Aishwarya Rajesh in the lead opposite 'Makkal Selvan' Vijay Sethupathi making an extended cameo appearance was released on October 2 on the recently-launched Zee Plex OTT streaming network on a pay-per-view basis. The social drama directed by debutant P. Virumandi has been produced by Kotapadi J Rajesh under his KJR Studios banner. Apart from the two lead stars, the film also includes G. V. Prakash Kumar's sister Bhavani Sre making her acting debut as Vijay Sethupathi's sister, with Rangaraj Pandey cast as a District Collector and featuring music composed by Ghibran. 

Since its release, Ka Pae Ranasingam has been receiving positive reviews from fans and critics alike to a large extent. The pay-per-view viewing has come as a new medium for Tamil audiences to watch films, with an acknowledging response overall. However, the film had run into trouble as a popular local TV channel in Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu had illegally telecast it, leading to members from the Ka Pae Ranasingam team accompanied by the police to take serious action. KJR Studios posted a video on their Twitter page of the entire incident showing the film's director P. Virumandi and dialogue writer Shanmugam Muthusamy along with the police confiscating equipment and accessories belonging to the Vaima Entertainment TV channel. The team's efforts to step into the crux of the problem head on and in the early stages of its release to stop its illegal telecast has won them appreciation from fans on social media. Watch the video below: 

Ka Pae Ranasingam has been receiving strong praise for its performances and story, with the technical crew also garnering appreciation. One of the first few films to come out during the pandemic, fans have lauded the makers for bringing out a product that has not only given them plenty of good entertainment, but also has delved into several key social issues. A woman-centric film, Ka Pae Ranasingam has Vijay Sethupathi and Aishwarya Rajesh as a married couple, with the former appearing for a duration of around 45 minutes to one hour.