Actress Janani Iyer received critical acclaim for her performance in Thegidi. After that, she was missing in action. Now, the actress has signed Ultaa, directed by Vijai Balaji. In this film, the actress will be playing different roles in the first and second half. Shooting of Ultaa will commence sometime in February. Newcomer Rameez Raja will play the male lead in Ultaa. Produced by Rite Media Works, Ultaa is tipped to be a psychological thriller.