Junglee Pictures has announced that it is collaborating with director Jeethu Joseph on a new Hindi thriller-drama. The film will be made in association with Cloud 9 Pictures.
As per a report in Bollywood Hungama, the film is based on true events that will inspire the audience and resonate with the deep sense of pride within every Indian. It will showcase a heroic story of courage and unity, where both the government and the citizens spare no effort to protect and save one of their own. The narrative will revolve around a brave and quick-witted law enforcement officer, who embarks on a journey to fight for truth and bring justice in a high-stakes case at the international level.
Joseph commented on the collaboration and said, "After receiving so much love and appreciation for the 'Drishyam' franchise, I am humbled and thrilled to embark on a new journey with this powerhouse team. For my upcoming film in Hindi cinema, I was searching for a story with a strong narrative that has underlying nuances that the audience would relate to at large. This script fits perfectly in every aspect as it will resonate with the pulse of every Indian. I am pleased to have a platform with these two acclaimed production houses like Junglee Pictures and Cloud 9 Pictures to showcase this film.”
Joseph directed the immensely successful Malayalam films Drishyam (2013) and Drishyam 2 (2021) starring veteran actor Mohanlal. These were remade into Hindi with Ajay Devgn playing Mohanlal’s character and Tabu playing the antagonist.