Nayanthara who is busy with Vikram’s film Iru Mugan has signed on a new Tamil film. She will be playing the lead role in an exciting thriller which is produced by Nemichand Jhabak. After the success of Maya, Nayanthara seems to be much in demand for female-oriented lead roles. She has been roped in for debutant director Doss Ramasamy’s film, which will kick-start later this month. In Maya nayanthara was played as a mother. Again she is going to act in a mother role for her forthcoming flick. The film, which will mostly be shot in Chennai, will also feature Thambi Ramaiah and Harish Uthaman among others. Vivek-Mervin will be scoring music for the project.