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Sridevi is not part of Drishyam Tamil remake

Jeetu Joseph, the director of the hit Malayalam film Drishyam, has announced that Sridevi won't be part of the yet-entitled Tamil remake of the film. "For now, only Kamal Haasan is part of the project, and Asha Sharath from the original version will join us," said Jeetu, who is also helming the Tamil project.

regional movies Updated: Jul 29, 2014 19:16 IST

Refuting rumours that Sridevi will be essaying an important role in the yet-untitled Tamil remake of Drishyam, its director Jeetu Joseph has clarified that the Bollywood actress is "not part of the project".

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"We haven't finalised the casting yet and Sridevi is not part of the project. As soon as we finalise our cast, we'll make the official announcement. For now, only Kamal Haasan is part of the project and Asha Sharath from the original version may join us as well," Joseph said.

Jeetu, who helmed the original, will also direct the Tamil version of the eponymous Malayalam blockbuster.

The regular shooting of the film is expected to start soon. Drishyam, which was recently remade in Telugu as well as Kannada, has turned out to be successful at the box-office.

First Published: Jul 29, 2014 19:00 IST