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Mohanlal's Drishyam goes international, Malayalam film to be remade in Hollywood, China, Korea

Mohanlal's Drishyam is a superhit franchise and now it is going places. Panorama Studios Intl Ltd had acquired remake rights of the film and will be producing various non-Indian versions of it.

Written By: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi Updated on: February 08, 2023 15:03 IST
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Drishyam is going international. The Malayalam film starring Mohanlal in the lead role of the famous character Georgekutty, is getting several non-Indian remakes, including one in Hollywood. Drishyam is a huge hit in the Malayalam industry and after its success, two Bollywood remakes have come up till now. All parts of the franchise have been real money-spinners at the box office, especially Drishyam 2 in Hindi, which was released last year and earned close to Rs 250 crore at the box office in India.    


In a statement, Panorama Studios International LTD said, "After the tremendous success of Drishyam 2 (in Hindi), Panorama Studios International Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has acquired remake rights of the Malayalam language films Drishyam and Drishyam 2 in all non-Indian languages i.e. all foreign languages including English, but excluding Filipino, Sinhala and Indonesian. Adding to the multiple languages rights for the film, we have also acquired the rights of Chinese Language remake of Drishyam 2. We are now in negotiations to produce the film in Korean, Japan and Hollywood."

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Drishyam was first released in the Malayalam language in 2013. The film franchise is written and directed by Jeethu Joseph and had Mohanlal in the lead. The film narrates the story of Georgekutty and his happy family. While they live peacefully things take a turn for the worse when his family commits an accidental crime and he sets out to protect his family and their secret. Drishyam has been remade in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu languages as well. Ajay Devgn, Kamal Haasan, and Venkatesh headlined the Indian remakes of the film.

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