Viacom18 Motion Pictures has announced its association with Azure Entertainment for a horror thriller starring Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi.
The film marks the debut of Malayalam director Jeethu Joseph, known for his blockbuster film ‘Drishyam’ (2013).
Joseph said, “Directing a Hindi feature film has been on the anvil for some time and I have 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.”
Hashmi added, “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.”
Sunir Kheterpal, CEO, Azure Entertainment said, “Jeethu Joseph is a superlative directing talent and we are proud to be producing his Hindi feature film debut. Viacom 18 Motion Pictures has a great track record on backing content driven films and we are happy to collaborate with them on this film.”
Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures said, “Ever since we produced ‘Drishyam’, a Hindi remake of Jeethu Joseph’s original masterpiece, we have been looking for a subject to make with Jeethu in Hindi. This amazing crime thriller, developed with Azure, is a story where we are looking forward to creating same kind of magic that audience experienced in ‘Drishyam’.”