Sandalwood's forthcoming movie, which is the remake of Malayalam Blockbuster Drishyam, has been titled as Drishya in Kannada. The movie, which features Crazy Star Ravichandran and Malayalee Beauty Navya Nair is expected to release for Ravichandran's birthday, May 30, 2014. Ravichandran is presently basking in the success of his recent release Maanikya, in which he played father role to Kannada actor Kiccha Sudeep. Maanikya Movie Review - Nalla Malla Rocks
Navya Nair, who made her Sandalwood debut with Challenging Star Darshan starrer Gaja is making her comeback with Drishyam remake. The original movie had Malayalam icon Mohanlal and South lass Meena in the lead role. It tracks the story of a father's efforts to cover up a murder committed by his family. The film has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom.
Ravichandran will be stepping into Mohanalal's role and Navya Nair will be essaying Meena's role in the remake movie. Music maestro Ilayaraja is scoring the music for the film, which is also getting remade in Tamil and Telugu languages. Apart from Ravi and Navya, Drishyam remake also features Achyuth Kumar, Srinivas Murthy, Suchendra Prasad, Sadhu Kokila, Shivaji Prabhu and others in the significant roles. It is the first combination of Crazy Star Ravichandran along with director P Vasu.