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Director of Drishyam speaks about the Tamil remake

''I don’t know why Rajini did not take up Drishyam remake''

Feb 26, 2014
Drishyam, the Malayalam film that made powerful waves all over is getting ready to be remade in Tamil and Telugu. While Sripriya will be directing the Telugu version, Jeetu Joseph who directed the Malayalam film will continue to wield the megaphone for the Tamil version too.
Initially there were quite a few names that were interested in the Tamil remake, like Superstar Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan. But as the events unfolded, Kamal is said to be reprising Mohanlal’s role in Tamil.
While talking about this, director Jeetu Joseph says, “Rajini sir was interested in the beginning to do the Tamil remake but later withdrew. I still don’t know the reason”. Jeetu also adds that Rajini is one actor who does not wish the script to be changed for his sake.
When Behindwoods investigated a little more on this, we found that it seems Kamal Haasan was very reluctant to take up the remake in the beginning and he almost had said no to the project. There are unconfirmed murmurs that Rajini and Kamal might have had a chat over the remake and probably the former might have suggested to the latter to take up this challenging project.
It must be noted that even in Malayalam, Mammootty was initially supposed to do Drishyam before the other superstar Mohanlal took up the project. History seems to have repeated itself in Tamil too. 
Meanwhile in the Tamil remake, Simran is said to be doing the role that Meena did in Malayalam. Stay tuned for more updates on this!


Director of Drishyam speaks about the Tamil remake

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