Drishyam 2, the upcoming Mohanlal-Jeethu Joseph project has finally started rolling in Kochi. The movie, which marks Mohanlal's third collaboration with director Jeethu Joseph, is said to be an emotional thriller unlike its first installment Drishyam, which was a suspense thriller. Recently, the sources close to Drishyam 2 made an exciting revelation about the cast and crew of the project.
Along with the major faces of the original cast, popular actors Saikumar, Murali Gopy, KB Ganesh Kumar, Anjali Nair, and Adam Ayub have been roped in to play the pivotal roles in the Mohanlal starrer. As per the latest reports, all the actors have already kickstarted the shooting for their portions in the movie. Drishyam 2 will be widely shot at the various locations of Kochi and Thodupuzha, in two schedules. The makers are planning to take a break after wrapping up the Kochi schedule, before kickstarting the Thodupuzha schedule.
Coming to the technical crew, Satheesh Kumar has replaced Sujith Vaassudev, who handled the cinematography of Drishyam, as the DOP of the sequel. Anil Johnson, who composed the music for the first instalment, has been retained as the music director. Vinayakan handles the editing. Rajeev Kovilakam is the head of art department and Linda Jeethu heads the costume department.
Drishyam 2 will feature Mohanlal once again in the role of Georgekutty. Meena will reprise the role of Georgekutty's wife Rani, while Esther Anil and Ansiba Hassan will once again play the couple's daughters. Siddique and Asha Sarath, the actors who played pivotal roles in the first instalment, are also expected to be a part of the sequel. The Mohanlal starrer is produced by Antony Perumbavoor, under the banner Aashirvad Cinemas.