John Abraham has acquired the Hindi remake rights of the Malayalam film Ayyappanum Koshiyum. He has announced he would produce its Bollywood adaptation as his next project.
Bollywood film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted, “ANNOUNCEMENT… #JohnAbraham acquires #Hindi remake rights of #Malayalam film #AyyappanumKoshiyum… The #Malayalam film – an action-thriller – stars #PrithvirajSukumaran and #BijuMenon… #John’s production house – JA Entertainment – will produce the film.”
Later in a statement to media, John Abraham confirmed the news about the Hindi remake of Ayyappanum Koshiyum. “Ayyappanum Koshiyum is an entertaining film that strikes a perfect balance between action, thrill and a good story. At JA Entertainment (his production company) we are keen to bring such appealing stories to our audience,” IANS quoted him as saying
John Abraham added, “By doing what we do with dedication and focus, we hope to make a truly engaging film with this remake. This film also fits right into our future plans as we believe that the Hindi film industry will bounce back with efficient and entertaining projects soon after the Covid-19 crisis.”
Ayyappanum Koshiyum revolves around the story of the conflict between an influential havaldar and a police inspector. Prithviraj Sukumaran and Biju Menon have played the lead roles in the Malayalam film, which has been directed by Sachy. It should be seen who will play the lead roles in its Hindi remake.