Sarath, who earned huge critical acclaim for her electrifying
performance in Drishyam, will be sharing screen space
with the magical actor Kamal Hassan in the Tamil remake of
Drishyam. The actress will reprise the same role of Geetha
Prabhakar IPS in the Tamil remake as well.
She has already essayed the same role in the Kannada remake of
Drishyam, which starred Ravichandran and Navya Nair in the
lead roles. Mohanlal and Meena played the lead roles in
Tamil remake of Drishyam is directed by Jeethu
Joseph himself, while the Kannada and Telugu versions were
directed by P Vasu and Sripriya respectively. Nadhiya Moithu
replaced Asha Sarath in the Telugu version. It was rumoured that
popular actress Sridevi will be playing the role in the Tamil
remake. But, it finally went to Asha Sarath.
The Tamil remake of Drishyam is going through some legal issues.
Director Satish Paul has filed an injunction against remaking
Drishyam, alleging that the plot of the movie is copied from his
novel without permission. Director Jeethu Joseph denied the rumours
stating that the movie had an original screenplay.
The Tamil version will have Kamal Hassan playing the lead role.
Gautami will replace Meena as the female lead. Kamal Hassan and
Gautami, who were a famous star pair in 80s and 90s, are a couple
in real life too.