‘Drishyam’ helmed by Jeethu Joseph starring Mohanlal is getting yet another remake in a foreign language. The Drishyam franchise is all set to be remade in the Indonesian language. Antony Perumbavoor, the producer of the film has taken to his social media handle to announce the pleasant surprise.
Drishyam has already been remade into 4 Indian languages and 2 foreign languages and the upcoming will mark the seventh remake.
“We are happy to announce that ‘Drishyam’ has become the first Malayalam film to be remade in the Indonesian language. The film is presented in Indonesia by PT Falcon, a company based in Jakarta. ‘Drishyam’ has already been remade in 4 Indian languages and 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’ is crossing the boundaries of languages and nations, and I share with you the joy and pride of being able to make this film,” Antony Perumbavoor shared.
Director Jeethu Joseph too expressed excitement. “Drishyam 1st Malayalam movie to remake in the Indonesian language,” he shared.
Meanwhile, the original Drishyam franchise was made in the Malayalam language and it has two parts. The first part was released in 2013 and the second in 2021. The Malayalam movie is a family drama laced with thriller elements and both the films were blockbusters. The success of ‘Drishyam’ motivated Jeethu Joseph to remake it into Tamil as ‘Papanasam’. The film was later remade in Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Sinhala, and Chinese languages.
Meanwhile, Mohanlal and Jeethu Joseph are currently working on their next upcoming film titled ‘12th Man’.