Kajal Aggarwal's last outing in Tamil was Live Telecast, the horror-thriller web series which streamed on Disney Hotstar. The series was directed by Venkat Prabhu. The talented actress will next be seen playing the lead role in the upcoming Tamil film, Ghosty, which is directed by S Kalyaan of Gulaebaghavali and Jackpot fame. Ghosty is a horror-comedy that will also have some elements of politics. The first look poster of the film garnered good attention on social media and it is going to be interesting to see Kajal in a fun-filled comedy entertainer after a long time. The latest important update is that the shooting of the film is completely wrapped up and the team has now shifted focus towards the post-production works.

The shooting was wrapped up with a promo song shoot which happened, adhering to the Covid-19 guidelines. The film is produced by Sudhan Sundaram and G Jayaram under the banner of Seed Studios. Talking about the wrapping up of Ghosty, the producers' duo said, "Yes, it’s indeed a happy moment for all of us. It’s not just because of our movie ‘Ghosty’, but it’s exhilarating to see the entire industry is back in action. We as a team thank Tamil Nadu State Government for understanding the situation and ensuring the film fraternity isn’t affected due to the current crisis. We have completed the shooting of promo song, following the proper protocols implemented.

We thank Kajal Aggarwal for extending her effort in getting the shoot completed on time as planned. Director S Kalyaan’s directorial skills are very well known to everyone in the industry. With this project, he has proved to be an extraordinary coordinator as he managed to complete the pending portions with his excellent planning. We thank everyone on the team for their unconditional support. The postproduction work had simultaneously commenced earlier and will be completed soon. We will make announcements about the audio, trailer, and worldwide theatrical release shortly". The majority of the film's shooting took place at Chennai and Pondicherry.

Ghosty features an ensemble star cast that includes the likes of Yogi Babu, KS Ravikumar, Subbu Panchu, Toni, Motta Rajendran, Sathyan, Oorvashi, Devadarshini, Suresh Menon, Sriman, Manobala, Mayilsamy, Livingstone, Madhan Bob, Santhana Bharathi, 'Pazhaya Joke' Thangadurai.