Nakul is pinning hopes on his upcoming film Sei, directed by Raj Babu--a well-known name in the short film circuit. In the film, Nakul will play the role of an aspiring actor and Bollywood actress Aanchal plays a struggling filmmaker. The journey of these two individuals forms the crux of the movie, which is all set for an October release. Australia-based Tamil model Chandrika Ravi and Aaskar Ali (Ajmal's brother). Also in the star cast is Nasser and Prakash Raj. Produced by Trippy Turtle, Rajesh R Raman has penned the story and screenplay.

In a recent interview, the actor has revealed that the film will showcase him in a different avatar. "The role has a lot of shades, and my body language in the film will be different from my previous films. In fact, this one is quite challenging for me as an actor — the character is loud — something which I have never attempted," Nakul was quoted saying.