Mohanlal broke the most anticipated news on his 60th birthday, that Drishyam 2 is on its way after a long 7 years of wait. Yes, the action thriller is returning on big screens and all information about Drishyam 2 such as its release date, cast, plot, spoilers, trailer, and other tidbits is given here.
The latest installment titled Drishyam 2 The Resumption has already been written and will be directed by Jeethu Joseph. It is produced by Antony Perumbavoor. Jeethu hinted through his FB post (read below) that he is currently involved in a project which is being shot entirely in Kerala. And that his upcoming movie ‘Ram’ will be delayed due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Fans guessed the ongoing project could be none other than Drishyam2.
The renowned Malayalam actor Mohanlal unveiled the Drishyam 2 First Look through his Twitter account. Fans thanked him for ending their anticipation by retweeting and sharing it throughout the social media platforms. (check: How to change name on instagram?.)
The teaser unveils major personnel names involved in the production. Then follows a series of flips of pages, which ends with the title Drishyam and ends with the opening of the eyes of Mohanlal. It looks intriguing and we cannot expect much more than that from a teaser. Drishyam 2 trailer has a runtime of 22 seconds. See it below.
Drishyam released in 2013 and soon became the first Malayalam region and language-specific film to earn over Rs 50 Crore at the box office worldwide. The movie established a standard in the industry and remakes were made in various other Film Industries. (check: Why TikTok App Rating Dropped to 1.2?.)
The 2013 Drishyam proved to be a blockbuster nationwide, other filmmakers also copied the concept and re-made it in various other languages. The Hindi adaptation by the same name featured Ajay Devgan and Tabu. And Kamal Hassan graced us with his presence in Tamil remake titled Papanasam. Drisyam was also remade in the Chinese language as ‘Sheep Without a Shepherd’.
Drishyam 2 Plot
Will the convicted felons get caught and put behind bars, or George Kutty will come to the rescue of his family? Does he have a plan to save his family once again? If you are having all these questions in your mind, we can expect some extremely twisted story-line for sure.
The film tells the tale of a nobleman who goes to extreme measures to save his family, when he finds out that his daughter and wife are charged with an accident/murder case. And he does everything possible in his position to stop the word from spreading in society and especially to police.
Drishyam 2 Cast
The upcoming film Drishyam 2 features the same lead actors as seen in its prequel. Mohanlal will play George Kutty, while Meena will play his wife’s role. And the two daughters’ roles will be played by Ansiba Hassan and Esther Anil. The co-actors from prequel Vivek Oberoi, Tovino Thomas, Indrajith, and Manju Warrier are likely to be featured in pivotal roles.
New characters will definitely be introduced in the second installment. As of now, we do not have the complete list of the cast of Drishyam 2. We will update you with the information as soon as it is made public.
Mohanlal’s Drishyam 2 Release Date
Mohanlal is a big name in the Malayalam film industry. His last venture was Big Brother, an action-thriller sequence where he played the role of Sachidanandan / Sachi alongside Arbaaz Khan, collected a considerable amount at the box office, and received applauds from critics and fans.
Mohanlal also appeared in film Lucifer, a political-thriller drama in which he played Stephen Nedumpally. It went on to become the first Malayalam movie garner Rs 200+ Crore worldwide. (check: Paatal Lok Season 2 Release Date, Cast, Plot, Trailer: Everything We Know About Amazon Prime Series.)
Director Jeethu has expressed strong feelings that the production of Drishyam 2 will begin as soon as the lockdown gets lifted by the Kerala Government. It will also be shot in Kerala only. Taking into consideration, the average time-period taken for producing a movie is around 5-6 months.
Drishyam 2 will release around December 2020* between Christmas and New Year.
Joseph is also currently working on a project ‘Ram’ with Mohanlal. Earlier, speculations were made that the movie is currently discarded and put aside for good.
However, Joseph cleared the air in his Facebook post. Due to the ongoing global pandemic COVID-19, the entertainment industry has shut down its production and shooting. He said “the filming of Ram will continue smoothly once the lockdown is lifted by the Government.”
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