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Mohanlal's Drishyam creates history!

Friday, September 17, 2021 • Malayalam Comments

Mohanlal-Jeethu Joseph's super hit cult thriller movie Drishyam (2013) has become the first Malayalam movie to get an Indonesian remake eight years after its release. The news was officially announced by the movie’s producer Antony Perumbavoor through his social media page. According to his statement, a Jakarta-based company named PT Falcon has acquired the rights for the Indonesian remake. "We are happy to announce that 'Drishyam' has become the first Malayalam film to be remade in Indonesian. The film is presented in Indonesia by PT Falcon, a company based in Jakarta. 'Drishyam' has already been remade in 4 Indian languagesand 2 foreign languages. Moreover, 'Drishyam' is the first Malayalam film to be remade into Chinese. Directed by my dear friend Jeethu Joseph and starring Mohanlal Sir, 'Drishyam' crosses the boundaries of language and country, I share with you the joy and pride of being able to make this film," reads Antony Perumbavoor's post.

It may be noted that Drishyam had already been remade into several languages including Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Sinhala, and Chinese. The second part of the movie, Drishyam 2 was released in February 2021 on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video. Now, the remakes of the second part of the movie are underway in other languages too. Drishyam parts 1 and 2, produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner of Aashirvad Cinemas and stars Meena, Ansiba Hassan, Esther, Kalabhavan Shajon, Siddique, and Asha Sarath. Meanwhile, Mohanlal and Jeethu Joseph are now busy with the shooting of their fourth installment together, which has been titled 12th Man.

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