Even before the release of his title movie Crazy Star, which is the remake of Malayalam movie Traffic, Ravichandran has geared up for another remake movie. The actor is all set to play the lead role in Kannada remake of Mollywood's recent hit Drishyam.
Drishyam starring Mohanlal and Meena in the lead roles was released in December 2013. The movie, which is still taking Box Office by storm, has reportedly grossed Rs 50 crore. It is said that after the commercial success of Drishyam, there was a huge demand for the remake rights of the movie across South India. Telugu and Tamil versions of Drishyam is likely to star Victory Venktesh and Universal Star Kamal Hassan, respectively, in the lead role.
Ravichandran, who is known for his remake movies, will be essaying Mohanlal's role in Kannada version. Drishyam is the family drama, which was directed Jeethu Joseph. It is said that initially the makers of Kannada version had selected Ramesh Aravind along with Ravichandran. As Ramesh is busy with the direction of a bilingual movie with Kamal Hassan, Ravi was finalised. The team E4E has reportedly owned the remake rights of Drishyam in Kannada. Continue reading the story on the slide show...
Drishyam story is about a happy family's confrontation with a sudden twist of fate. How they react when exposed to the struggling, form the crux of the story.
Kamal And Venki In Tamil And Telugu
Jeethu Joseph, who has directed the original movie in Malayalam, will also be directing Tamil and Telugu versions, featuring Kamal Hassan and Venktesh, respectively, in the lead role.
Meena Likely To Pair Opposite Ravi
South actress Meena, who was paired opposite Ravichandran in the earlier movies like Puttnanja and Mommaga, is likely to star in Kannada version of Drishyam too.
Director P Vasu
The Kannada version of Drishyam is likely to be directed by P Vasu, who had given Blockbuster movies like Aapthamitra and Aaptharakshaka.
Ravichandran In Crazy Star
However, Ravichandran is all set to release Crazy Star on February 14 in which he is sharing screen with Priyanka Upendra. The movie is directed and produced by Ravichandran.