Drishyam is by far the most talked about movie of the year, The movie was such a blockbuster that leading stars in the industry lined up to bag the remake rights in Tamil and Telugu. It's known that Kamal Haasan will be starring in the Kollywood remake which will also directed by Jeetu Joseph of the original Malayalam version.
Jeetu Joseph in a recent interview revealed that at first Superstar Rajinikanth was intrested to do the Tamil remake, "Rajini sir enjoyed the movie thoroughly. Though he was interested to take up the role, he had doubts regarding a few scenes, and how they would appeal to his fans in Tamil Nadu".
A leading movie portal also reported that Kamal Haasan was also a bit reluctant to do the remake and almost said no to the project. But sources believe that it was Rajini who might have convinced Kamal Haasan to take up this project.
It's worth mentioning that Drishyam was initially supposed to done by Mammooty but due to date clash, Mohanlal was signed up.