Given their one of a kind auxiliary and morphological highlights, nanomaterials have increased significant consideration for their applications in film desalination. Ongoing advances in nanomaterial-consolidated films have brought about layers with extremely high-water motion and salt dismissal, both being looked for after in film desalination. By and by, the monetary attainability of scaling up such layers stays sketchy. The present paper overviewed the ongoing distributed writings and current investigations on nanomaterials and their applications in film desalination. The objective of this work was to uncover, through investigating exploratory and computational ponders, the capability of nanomaterials in desalination. The paper investigated three of the most examined nanomaterials in layer desalination in particular; carbon nanotubes, zeolites, and graphene. The examination included readiness and combination of nanomaterial layers, their properties as for desalination, what’s more, their applications in layer desalination. This incorporates distinctive filmn procedures, and openings what’s more, difficulties of those materials in desalination applications. The ecological and financial manageability of nanomaterials in desalination for future prospects has likewise been displayed.