Daggubati Venkatesh's Drushyam, which is a Telugu remake of recent Malayalam Blockbuster Drishyam, is currently being shot in Idukki district of Kerala, where most of the original movie was shot. According to the production team, maximum portion of the movie will be shot in Kerala and few sequence will be canned in outside the state.
The shooting of Drushyam commenced in the locales of
Kerala from March 8, 2014. In a press statement, the spokesperson
of the movie says, "Most of the film will be shot in Kerala,
similar to locations from the original. Only for few scenes, the
unit will shoot in other places outside the state. The first
schedule of the film will be wrapped up soon."
Drushyam is being directed by Sripriya and produced by Suresh Babu under the banner of Suresh Productions. While Venkatesh reprises the role played by Mohanlal in the original, the movie features Meena, Nadhiya and Esther in important roles.
Drishyam is about a man's effort to cover up a murder committed by his family and the film featured superstar Mohanlal in the lead role. Following the huge success of the film, it is also being remade in Tamil and Kannada. While Kamal Hassan will play the lead in the Tamil version, veteran actor Ravichandran will be seen in the lead role in Kannada.