According to sources, the movie is being remade in Tamil and Kannada as well. Actor Kamal Hasan will play the lead in Tamil while veteran actor Ravichandran will do it in Kannada.
Cast AND CREW:- #VICTORY Venkatesh, Meena ,Nadhiya ,Kalabhavan Shajon ,Baby Esther
After the success of Mohanlal’s Drishyam, reports emerged that Venkatesh would reprise the role played by Mohanlal in the Telugu remake of the original which was said to be directed by actress turned director Sripriya, whose last venture was the Bilingual film Malini 22 Palayamkottai, the Telugu-Tamil remake of yet another Super hit Malayalam film 22 Female Kottayam. The Telugu remake,
titled Drushyam, was launched officially on February 21, 2014 at Hyderabad after conducting a simple opening ceremony.
After Venkatesh’s inclusion into the project, it was reported that Meena would reprise her role from the original while Nadhiya was selected to play the role of a Police officer which was played by Asha Sarath in the original. The official spokesperson of the film confirmed the news in an interaction to the IANS. He spoke “Meena and Nadia have joined the Telugu version of Drishyam.
Sripriya is currently scouting for locations in Kerala for the film, which will go on floors from March. Meena, who was a part of the original, will reprise her own role in the remake, while Nadia will be seen in the role of a cop”.
Before the film’s launch, a casting call was announced by Suresh Productions for the roles of Venkatesh’s daughters in the film. In early March 2014, it was reported that Esther would reprise her role of the younger one of the two girls in the film. In Mid March 2014, it was reported that Kalabhavan Shajon would reprise his role of a corrupt police officer from the original in this film.
The shooting commenced in the locales of Kerala from March 8, 2014.After much silent shoot, the filming continued at Idukki district in Kerala where some crucial scenes on the principal cast were shot
Daggubati Venkatesh’s Drushyam is being directed by Sripriya and jointly produced by Suresh Productions, Rajkumar Theaters Pvt Ltd and Wide Angle Creations. Starring Venkatesh and Meena in the lead roles, the film is a official remake version of 2013 Malayalam movie Drishyam starring Mohanlal and Meena herself. Nadhiya is playing an important role in the film as a police officer.