Drishyam, starring Mohanlal and Meena in the lead maybe one of the biggest blockbuster in Malayalam cinema in 2013. Though the critics and audience have raved the film, the city police are of the opinion that the movie sends out a wrong message to the people.
Trivandrum City Police Commissioner P Vijayan is of the view that Drishyam conveys a very wrong message and hence these kind of films should not be encouraged.
P Vijayan feels that only a miniscule of people will understand the cinematic element of the film and many might think that they can get away from the police after committing heinous crimes.
Drishyam narrates the story of a fourth grade pass out farmer who is living happily with his wife and two daughters. Due to unavoidable situation, he has to hide the details of a crime from the police for the interest of his family. Using brilliant techniques and showing extreme intelligence, the protagonist, essayed by megastar Mohanlal manages to escape police arrest.
Drishyam will soon be shown on TV now. The film has been sold to Asianet for a whooping amount of Rs 6.5 crores! Earlier, the remake rights of the movie was sold for Rs 1.55 crores. The film, which was made with a budget of Rs 3.5 crores has now received double the amount from its satellite rights.