Jeetu Joseph directed Mohanlal Christmas release Drishyam in Malayalam, turning out to be a super hit, has become the hottest film in the remake circuit. Ever since the film released on December 19, a lot of directors from Bollywood and Kollywood have been asking for the remake rights.
The buzz is that within three days of its release all Indian language rights of the film has been sold for a whopping amount! As per sources, Mohanlal`s brother-in-law Suresh Balaji who is a line producer for big banners has brought the Tamil, Hindi and Telugu rights of the film. The Kannada remake rights have gone to leading distributor and producer Mukesh Mehta
As per the contract, Jeethu will be the director in Tamil and Hindi versions of the film. The grapevine has it that the Hindi version is being produced by Reliance, with Suresh Balaji as line producer.Images & Text: Moviebuzz