The slick Malayalam thriller and a sleeper hit of 2009 Passenger, directed by Ranjith Shankar and featuring Dileep, Sreenivasan and Mamta Mohandas is being remade in Tamil as MuriyadI by director Selva.
K Balachandar’s Kavithalaya is doing the remake with Ganesh Venkatram playing the role of an angry lawyer and crusader done by Dileep.
Sathyaraj plays an ordinary guy played by Sreenivasan in the original and Mamta Mohandas' role of an aggressive investigative journalist is being done by Ramya Nambisan in the Tamil version
Muriyadi is directed by Selva who will make it more massy to suit the taste of Tamil audiences with songs by D Imman.
The photo-shoot was done in Chennai and the shooting of the film has started in Pollachi, Palakad and Coimbatore.