In Irumbu Thirai, Samantha plays a psychologist named Rathi Devi. Talking about the film’s director Mithran, the actress said: “Generally, I wouldn’t be confident in working with newcomers but right from script narration, identified that Mithran is a talented filmmaker. Though I’m not a cybercrime victim, my friends lost lakhs of money through cyber scam by replying to messages which say that they won crores of money,” said Samantha.
Samantha also said that today people are addicted to Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook but it’s wrong, we should wisely use these social networking platforms. “Irumbu Thirai will showcase the discrepancies in the social networking sites and create an awareness to audiences,” said Samantha.
Talking about her hero Vishal and Irumbu Thirai’s antagonist Arjun, Samantha said: “Both are hottest heroes in their respective ways. I’m happy that I got a chance to act with them”. Samantha said that she was shocked after listening to the story of the film and scared to even touch her mobile phone. Irumbu Thirai will talk about various problems in the internet world and how our privacy gets leaked, “ said Samantha.