Both Venkatesh and Meena previously worked together in films such as Chanti, Abbaigaru, Sundarakanda. The yet-untitled remake, to be helmed by actor-filmmaker Sripriya, and will be produced by D. Suresh Babu.
“Meena and Nadia have joined the Telugu version of ‘Drishyam’. Sripriya (director) is currently scouting for locations in Kerala for the film, which will go on floors from March,” the film’s official spokesperson told.
“Meena, who was a part of the original, will reprise her own role in the remake, while Nadia will be seen in the role of a cop,” he added.
In Jeethu Joseph-directed “Drishyam”, Meena essayed the role of a hapless mother to perfection. She was paired with superstar Mohanlal.
“Drishyam”, which is about a father’s plight to cover up a murder committed by his family, is also being remade in Tamil and Kannada.
While Kamal Haasan will feature in its Tamil remake, veteran actor Ravichandran will play the lead in the Kannada version.