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Ajay Devgn’s next Drishya in Drishyam
MUMBAI: The highest grosser in Malayalam cinema, with the super star Kamal Hasan soon to release in its Tamil remake and finally opening to packed houses in its Telugu version – Drishyam is now set to start in Hindi. After creating a legacy with superstars such as Mohanlal, Kamal Hassan and Venkatesh in its southern editions, the Bollywood adaptation will see the dashing superstar who is riding high on his current successes with action roles – Ajay Devgn, as the lead. With acclaimed director Nishikant Kamat at the helm, the drama-thriller is going on floors by end February and is already a part of the much awaited film list for 2015.
Further elaborating on the same, Ajit Andhare – COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures said, “Drishyam is an iconic film that leaves you spellbound and intrigued long after you have watched it. Its box office record in Malayalam & Telugu speaks for itself. The lead role that Ajay will play has been essayed by legends like Mohanlal, Venkatesh and Kamal Hassan. With such pedigree, and a rare combination of strong content and top acting prowess we are looking to create something special here. Nishi is raring to go, we will be on the floor in February and look to release in the film in September/October.”
Director Nishikant Kamat says, “The subject of Drishyam has always excited me, and if there‘s anyone I would visualize as the lead character, it was Ajay!! He perfectly suits the bill. The Movie will go on floor in February 2015.”
We always believe in high quality Cinema & entertainment round the globe. Our past ventures like Omkara, Special 26, Pyaaar Ka Punchnama & Atithi Tum Kaab Jaoge were high on content and so will be Drishyam,” says Abhishek Pathak, MD CPanorama Studios.
After the success of thrillers like Kahaani and Madras Café to some of the most celebrated cinema with films like Queen, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Mary Kom ─ Drishyam is the next big ticket adventure movie from the Viacom18 Motion Picture stable. Ajay Devgn, known for his power packed performances in action roles is extremely excited with the prospect of starting work on Drishyam. The movie, which binds together a myriad of emotions along with a great storyline is sure to become another feather in the hat for Ajay Devgn, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Panorama Studios and Viacom18 Motion Pictures.
The film is produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures , Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak.