Drishyam Tamil/Telugu Remake gets green signal
The Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada remake rights of Malayalam Blockbuster Drishyam was sold within 3 days of its release (Dec 19, 2013). The Tamil-Telugu version which will be made as a bilingual is the first announced project among these. The Tamil-Telugu remake rights were bought by Suresh Balaji, actor Mohanlal's (who played the male lead in Drishyam) Brother in Law. The film will be co-produced by Rajkumar Sethupathy & his wife, famous actress Sripriya, will be directing it. Sripriya will get into the project once her other directorial venture 'Malini 22 Palayamkottai' [remake of '22 Female Kottayam'] hit the screens. The film's male lead will be played by Telugu Superstar 'Victory' Venketesh.
Drishyam is a family-thriller movie that the critics and masses praised alike, calling it the best Malayalam movie to be made in in the past decade. Whether the script can be efficiently translated and the actors can give honest performances, 2 of the major factors behind 'Drishyam's success, is yet to be seen,
Press Release: Rajkumar Theatres Pvt Ltd after its maiden Telugu /Tamil bilingual 'Malini 22' / Malini 22 Palayamkkottai, is happy to announce its second Telugu venture. The untitled film is a joint venture with Suresh Productions -Hyderabad and in association with Wide Angle Creations. It will star Victory Venkatesh in the lead & will be directed by Sripriya.The film is a remake of the super hit Malayalam film 'Dhrishyam'