Malayalee beauty Navya Nair, who was seen in the movies like Gaja, Boss and Namm Yejamaanru is all set to make her comeback to Kannada movies. The makers of Sandalwood's forthcoming movie, which is the remake of Malayalam hit Drishyam have roped in Navya to play the female lead.
Kannada remake of Malayalam hit Drishyam features Crazy Star Ravichandran in the lead role. The movie is first combination of director P Vasu and Ravi. Drishyam tracks the story of a father's efforts to cover up a murder committed by his family. The film has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom. Mohanlal and Meena played the lead roles in the original. Apart from Kannada, the movie is also getting remade in Tamil and Telugu with Kamal Hassan and Victory Venkatesh in lead roles respectively.
Sources from Gandhinagara was expecting Meena to play female lead in Kannada version of Drishyam too, but last minute changes made director P Vasu to zero in on Navya Nair for the female lead. Navya has already caught the attention of Kannada audience with girl next door characters in Darshan starrers Gaja, Boss and Sahasa Simha Dr Vishnuvardhan starrer Namm Yejamaanru. After Malayalam movie Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu in 2012, Kannada remake of Drishyam movie is the comeback for the actress. Continue reading the story on slides...
Navya Nair In Bangalore
After marrying Santosh Menon, who was a software engineer by profession, Navya Nair is reportedly settled in Bangalore.
The Chance Was Likely To Go To Meena
Rumour mills were doing rounds that Meena will playing the female lead in Kannada version too.
Likely To Start In March
According to the sources, the Kannada remake of Malayalam movie Drishyam is all set to go on floors in March.
Ravichandran To Play Mohanlal
In Kannada remake, Crazy Star Ravichandran will reprise the role that Mohanlal played in the original.
Meena To Romance Venkatesh In Telugu Version
However, the makers of Telugu version have roped in Meena for the female lead in the movie.
Malayalam Movie Drishyam
After the commercial success of Drishyam, the remake rights of the movie was in huge demand across South India.