A lot of Malayalam movies are getting its remakes in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and even in Hindi. Drishyam is the latest movie to get remakes in all these languages. It was earlier reported that Joy Mathew's movie Shutter is getting its Hindi remake. Now, Alphonse Putharen, who was supposed to remake the movie in Hindi, says that the project has been cancelled.
Alphonse Putharen, who rose to fame as a director with his debut movie Neram, starring Nivin Pauly and Nazriya Nazim, says that he has finally decided to drop the project. The director had earlier approached actors like Abhay Deol, Prithviraj and Anil Kapoor as a part of the film, to play the lead.
Alphonse announced the cancellation of the project through his official Facebook page. He shared his immense disappointment when he said that he is dropping the Shutter remake project. But, adding on, he said that he and his team will be back with yet another Malayalam movie. He said that the movie will be produced by Anwar Rasheed. He also said that the title of the film and the rest of the details will be announced on February 14, the Valentine's Day.