Mana Oori Ramayanam, the Telugu version of Joy Mathew’s Shutter, will hit the screens on October 7. It is the fifth remake of the 2012 film, the directorial debut of actor Joy Mathew, in Indian languages.
The Telugu version of the critically-acclaimed film will be directed by actor Prakash Raj. The music will be scored by Illayaraja and the movie will see five national award winners, including actor Priyamani, editor Sreekar Prasad and Shashidhar, coming together.
Prakash Raj himself plays the lead character while Priyamani performs opposite him in Telugu version.
“I wish to share the happy news that our film SHUTTER is going to be released in Telugu,” Joy Mathew said in a facebook post on his birthday on Tuesday.
Praksah Raj is also directing the Kannada version, Idolle Ramayana.
The film’s first remake was in Marathi titled Shutter in 2014 directed by V K Prakash with Sachin Khedekar and Sonalee Kulkarni as its primary protagonists while the next came in 2015 in Tamil directed by the editor Anthony titled Oru Naal Iravil with Sathyaraj and Anumol in the lead. Shutterdulai is the Tulu remake of the movie starring Jai Jagadish while a Punjabi version is also getting ready.
Shutter, a moral suspense thriller, centres around the mess created by three men - a Gulf Malayali, a film director and an auto driver - after they meet a strange woman.