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Mumbai:  The film “Drishyam,” starring actors Ajay Devgn and Tabu, is now set to be remade in the Korean language. After its success in Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu languages, this film will now have a Korean remake.

The announcement of the Korean remake was made recently at the Indian Pavilion of the Cannes Film Festival in France. The Indian production company Panorama Studios and former Korean chief of Warner Brothers, Jay Choi, have established Anthology Studios to take responsibility for the Korean remake. The lead roles will be played by Song Kang-ho from the movie “Parasite” and directed by Kim Ji-woon.

The original version of “Drishyam,” directed by the late Nishikant Kamat, revolved around Vijay Salgaonkar, whose ordinary life takes a turn after an unexpected death. It depicts his struggle to save his family and himself from legal consequences. The film also features Kamlesh Sawant.

Producer Kumar Mangat Pathak expressed his happiness about remaking a Hindi film into the Korean language for the first time. He said, “For years, we have been inspired by Korean films. Now they will seek inspiration from one of our films. Can there be a bigger achievement for Indian cinema?”.

Former Korean chief of Warner Brothers, Jay Choi, mentioned his pride in remaking “Drishyam” in the Korean version. He stated, “As we keep the essence of Korean cinema alive and successfully make a Hindi film remake, it is an exciting opportunity. The remake of this film holds great significance as the first major co-production between Korea and India.

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