Malayalam filmmaker Jeethu Joseph, known for directing the super hit thriller Drishyam, starring Mohanlal, is making his Bollywood debut. The director will be making a horror thriller, which will star Emraan Hashmi and Rishi Kapoor in the lead.
A crime thriller with elements of horror
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the same, as he wrote, “Acclaimed filmmaker Jeethu Joseph, who has directed a number of top-grossing Malayalam films, including the Mohanlal starrer #Drishyam, will direct his first Hindi film… A crime thriller with elements of horror… Stars Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi.”
The movie promises to be a ‘game-changing horror thriller’, and the film will be produced by Sunir Kheterpal and Viacom18 Motion Pictures.
In another tweet, Taran shared, “The Rishi Kapoor – Emraan Hashmi starrer directed by Jeethu Joseph is not titled yet.. Will be presented by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and produced by Sunir Kheterpal… The film will be shot in a single schedule between May and July this year.”
The yet untitled flick will have elements of both the genres – horror and crime mystery. Emraan Hashmi is currently working on his personal project, Cheat India. The movie is being produced by the actor himself. Cheat India’s main plot line will revolve around the crimes committed in the Indian education system, and will be directed by Gulaab Gang director Soumik Sen.
Meanwhile, veteran star Rishi Kapoor’s next is with megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The film is called 102 Not Out, and it tells the story of a father-son relationship. The film will release on May 4, 2018.