Sunir Kheterpal of Azure Entertainment and Viacom18 Motion Pictures on Monday announced a collaboration to produce Jeethu Joseph’s Hindi debut film. The acclaimed filmmaker, best known for Mohanlal starrer, Drishyam, will direct Emraan Hashmi in a horror thriller.
The film shall be shot in a single schedule between May and July this year. According to sources close to the film, it’s going to be a combination of crime, mystery and thriller with elements of horror and shall have the audiences at the edge of their seats.
Along with Emraan, the makers have also signed up Rishi Kapoor. Announcing his Bollywood debut, Jeethu Joseph commented, “Directing a Hindi feature film has been on the anvil for some time and I have been waiting for the right story. This crime mystery thriller with elements of horror has excited me tremendously and we have got perfect casting for the two protagonists in the film. I am looking forward to start the film at the earliest.”
Says Emraan, “I’m really excited about this one. The film will be a riveting, nail-biting treat for fans of the genre and with Jeethu at the helm, I’m confident the film will be a game changer.”
Sunir Kheterpal, CEO — Azure Entertainment says, “Jeethu Joseph is a superlative directing talent and we are proud to be producing his Hindi feature film debut. Viacom18 Motion Pictures has a great track record on backing content driven films and we are happy to collaborate with them on this.”