The Malayalam Ezra had Prithviraj Sukumaran and Priya Anand in the lead. The film was around an antique box that Priya buys from a dealer

Emraan Hashmi to star in the remake of Malayalam film 'Ezra'

Emraan Hashmi

Emraan Hashmi is all geared up to give the audience goosebumps with the remake of the Malayalam supernatural thriller Ezra. The film will be helmed by Jay Krishnan and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Krishan Kumar and Abhishek Pathak.

Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter handle to share the news. He wrote:

“IT’S OFFICIAL… Emraan Hashmi to star in #Hindi remake of Malayalam supernatural thriller Ezra… Directed by Jay Krishnan [he directed the original]… Will be shot in Mumbai and Mauritius… Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Krishan Kumar and Abhishek Pathak.”

Hashmi will be working with Jay Krishnan in Mumbai and Mauritius, where the shooting is scheduled for. The Malayalam Ezra had Prithviraj Sukumaran and Priya Anand in the lead. The film was around an antique box that Priya buys from a dealer. Later, Priya and Ranjan start experiencing paranormal activities. Ezra hit the screens on February 10, 2017.

Emraan was last seen in the drama Cheat India along with Telugu actress, Shreya Dhanwanthary. The film was based on the malpractices in the country’s education system. He will also be coming together onscreen with Amitabh Bachchan for the very first time, for an intriguing mystery thriller produced by Anand Pandit and helmed by Rumi Jaffrey.

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