Rumours are rife that the makers of the film wanted to cast
Simran and expressed the same to Kamal Hassan. The Universal Star
gave green signal for their idea. But it is not sure whether the
actress has accepted the offer to play the female lead, which was
portrayed by Meena
in the original.
Kamal Hassan and Simran had earlier worked in the films like
Pammal K Sambandham and Panchathanthiram. More
than their films, they had hit gossip columns over their alleged
affair. Many tabloids had regularly written about their
Nonetheless, Kamal Hassan and Simran did not worry about such
reports. Those rumours came to an end with the actress marrying
Drishyam starred Mohanlal and Meena in the lead roles.
The story of the film is about a happy family's confrontation with
a sudden twist of fate and how they react when exposed to the
struggling, form the crux of the story.
Jeethu Joseph, who had directed Drishyam in Malayalam, will be helming the project in Tamil too.