Exclusive! ‘Drishyam 2’ runs into bother; legal suit filed against its producer – Times of India

ETimes was the primary to report that ‘Drishyam 2’ (February 24, 2021) goes to be made. Its official announcement which additionally mentioned that Kumar Mangat will helm it with Panorama Studios got here solely this morning. We now have it that ‘Drishyam 2’ has run into tough climate. Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, who co-produced the primary half starring Ajay Devgn, Tabu and Ishita Dutta in predominant roles with Mangat, have legally objected against Mangat’s transfer as they declare that the movie’s rights belong to them too.

‘Drishyam 2’ starred Malayalam famous person Mohanlal and some current experiences had that Ajay Devgn and Tabu will reprise their roles within the Hindi sequel of ‘Drishyam’. The first half in Hindi was launched in 2015, directed by late filmmaker Nishikant Kamat and produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, Panorama Studios and Kumar Mangat

A supply says, “Viacom 18 Motion Pictures have told Mangat that they cannot be dissociated from this project. They have also told him that he cannot make ‘Drishyam 2’ on his own or with someone else. The very fact that Mangat yet went ahead to set up the stage for it has irked them and hence, they’ve filed a legal complaint against him. The first hearing of the case in question is going to be held, very soon.”

When contacted, Mangat didn’t take our calls. After some time, he began responding to textual content messages and mentioned that it’s now official that he is making the movie with Panorama Studios. We wrote to him saying that we’re conscious of his tie-up with Panorama Studios and he ought to merely provide us his tackle the Viacom 18 Motion Pictures’ ire, however Mangat went silent after that.

Kumar Mangat’s reply on WhatsApp

On the opposite hand, one other supply knowledgeable ETimes on the time of logging on that Mangat had knowledgeable Viacom 18 Motion Pictures about his intention however that they had chosen to disregard him.

Viacom 18 Motion Pictures remained unavailable for remark.

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