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Emraan Hashmi and Rishi Kapoor to star together in ‘Drishyam’ director Jeethu Joseph’s horror thriller

The film will be a crime thriller with elements of horror thrown in.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: February 20, 2018 7:24 IST ]
Image Source : TWITTER Left- Emraan Hashmi, Right- Rishi Kapoor

Known for directing Malayalam top grosser ‘Drishyam’, Malayalam director and writer Jeethu Joseph will make his Hindi debut with a horror-themed thriller starring Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi in pivotal roles, produced by Sunir Khererpal and Viacom18 Motion Pictures.

The untitled venture, will mark the Bollywood debut of Malayalam filmmaker Jeethu Joseph, known for the Mohanlal starrer, 'Drishyam'. The film shall be shot in a single schedule between May and July this year,' sources said.

The film will be a crime thriller with elements of horror thrown in.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the same, as he wrote, “Acclaimed filmmaker Jeethu Joseph, who has directed a number of top-grossing Malayalam films, including the Mohanlal starrer #Drishyam, will direct his first Hindi film… A crime thriller with elements of horror… Stars Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi.”

In another tweet, Taran shared, “The Rishi Kapoor – Emraan Hashmi starrer directed by Jeethu Joseph is not titled yet.. Will be presented by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and produced by Sunir Kheterpal… The film will be shot in a single schedule between May and July this year.”

Emraan Hashmi said about the movie, “I’m really excited about this one. The film will be a riveting, nail-biting treat for fans of the genre and with Jeethu at the helm of things, I’m confident the film will be a game changer”.

Announcing his Bollywood debut, Jeethu Joseph commented, “Directing a Hindi feature film has been on my mind for some time and I had been waiting for the right story. This crime mystery thriller with elements of horror has excited me tremendously and we have got perfect casting for the two protagonists in the film. I am looking forward to start the film at the earliest.”

The duo will be seen together for the first time and shoot the film in a single schedule between March and July this year.

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