Jeethu Joseph’s debut Hindi movie with Emraan Hashmi to start rolling next month
Jeethu Joseph who is basking in the glory of Aadhi is all set to foray into Bollywood. His debut movie will have Emraan Hashmi and veteran Rishi Kapoor in the lead roles. The movie is being produced by Sunil Kheterpal and will be presented by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. As per latest reports, shoot for this yet-to-be titled movie will be commencing from the first week of May.
Jeethu’s Hindi debut belongs to his favorite genre – thriller. According to the makers, it is a crime thriller with elements of horror. Reports suggest that it is the remake of an English movie. Reportedly, the producers had approached Jeethu after acquiring the remake rights. The movie will be shot in a single schedule lasting 45 days from May to July. More details regarding the supporting cast and crew will be announced in the coming days.
Jeethu Joseph is one of the most sought after filmmakers in Mollywood. He shot to fame in 2013 with the Mohanlal starrer Drishyam. It emerged as the highest grossing Malayalam movie of that time and was successfully remade in all major Indian languages. Jeethu himself helmed the remake in Tamil with Kamal Haasan in the lead. His Prithviraj starrer Memories, also a crime thriller, was widely acclaimed and later got remade in Tamil as Aarathu Sinam. Jeethu’s last outing Aadhi starring Pranav Mohanlal was also a big success at the box office.