Bharathan`s son, Siddharth, has directed the film and is also playing the lead role. Rima Kallingal plays the heroine.
The original version had Vijay Menon and Shanthi Krishna in the lead. According to Siddharth, "this turbulent love story of a couple has been set in the current times."
Jishnu, who was launched in films along with Siddharth by Kamal in his Nammal is doing an important role in Nidra. Sameer C Thahir, who recently directed Chappa Kurishu is the cinematographer. The music director is Jassie Gift.
"Nidra finds relevance even now and that is the reason why I decided to remake the film," says Siddharth.
IMages & Text: Moviebuzz