Drishyam first part that casted Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu in the lead was highly acclaimed remake in the history of Bollywood, though it was a remake of Malayalam film it was greatly recreated and also loved by the wider audience of Hindi viewers.
Now, planning for its sequel that has already released in an OTT platform of Amazon Prime Video in Malayalam, Drishyam 2 starring Mohanlal, Meena, Asha Sharath that surprised the viewers its twists and turns. Planning it in Hindi reprising roles of Ajay Devgn, Tabu under Kumar Mangat company Panorama Studios.
While Viacom 18 have sent him notices regarding the legal rights of Drishyam 2 – The Resumption, Mangat responded to a news portal with the notice that his company Panorama Studios has acquired the legal rights of the film and will continue to make it regardless. A trade source, however, said that Kumar Mangat cannot make the film independently or without their involvement.
This tussle has led to a legal issue between Kumar Mangat and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures.