We all know that Emraan Hashmi has been signed for a horror film. Besides this Emraan has also been signed up for his next which is said to be a crime mystery thriller with some flavors of horror.
The film will be produced under the banners AZURE Entertainment and Viacom18 Motion Pictures.
This untitled venture, will be directed by Malayalam filmmaker Jeethu Joseph who will be making his debut in Bollywood.
According to sources, this film shall be shot in a single schedule between May and July this year.
Speaking on his Bollywood debut, Jeethu Joseph commented:
“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.”
If reports are to be true, we have heard that Rishi Kapoor has also been approached for the movie.
Emraan Hashmi said:
“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. Viacom18 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 – Viacom18 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.”
It will be interesting to see two talented actors work together. Stay Tuned for more updates!