Drishyam directed by Jeethu Joseph was one such film that raised the bar for Malayalam cinema across the globe. The film had set a benchmark for itself and Mohanlal's performance was the main highlight of the film. The stunning cinematography and the racy screenplay had kept the audience glued to their seats.
It was reported earlier that the director Jeethu Joseph will be making the sequel of Drishyam with Mohanlal in the lead, Usually, sequels in Malayalam cinema do not succeed as original projects. The director had reportedly started shooting for the project in August.
It may be recalled that the film Drishyam released in 2013 was the first Malayalam film to collect Rs. 50 crore in the box office. The film was also remade in more languages than any other Indian film. Besides Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, and Telugu, it was adapted for films in two foreign languages too -- Chinese and Sinhalese.
The latest talk in Mollywood is that Mohanlal is all set to unveil the first look of Drishyam 2 around Christmas. Drishyam 2 might get a grand theatrical release in the first half of 2021, if completed on time. Drishyam 2 is being produced by Antony Perumbavoor, under the banner Aashirvad Cinemas.