Ezra Hindi remake starring Emraan Hashmi launched
As we already know, Prithviraj’s 2017 horror flick ‘Ezra’ is getting remade in Hindi with Emraan Hashmi in the lead. Jay R Krishnan, who directed the original, is helming the remake as well. The Hindi version, which is also titled as ‘Ezra’, went on floors today in Mauritius. Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Krishan Kumar and Abhishek Pathak are jointly producing the movie. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh broke the news by tweeting,
Emraan Hashmi starts shooting of supernatural thriller #Ezra in #Mauritius… Remake of #Malayalam film #Ezra… Directed by Jay Krishnan [he directed the original]… Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Krishan Kumar and Abhishek Pathak.
‘Ezra’ was one of the biggest commercial hits in Malayalam in 2017. Starring Prithviraj, Priya Anand and Tovino Thomas in major roles, the movie was noted for the novelty in the plot and its top quality production values. It is believed to be the first Indian movie with a horror theme set in a Jewish backdrop. It was also widely regarded as the first attempt in making a proper horror flick in Malayalam rather than the usual horror comedies.
Last year, the movie was also selected for screening at the 22nd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival.