Emraan Hashmi has always proven his mettle as an actor and is known for choosing interesting films. The actor has recently been roped for Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak’s Hindi remake of Prithviraj starrer horror film Ezra being produced by Panorama Studios. After almost three years, Emraan Hashmi has signed a horror film—this time it’s the Hindi remake of the Malayalam film Ezra. The actor says the movie will push boundaries, and promises "one hell of a spooky ride".
An elated Emraan says, "Horror is a genre with immense potential, a well-made horror film will always draw audiences in huge numbers to cinema halls."With Ezra, we hope to push the boundaries further and give the audience an experience that they will never forget. I'm happy to be associating with Kumarji and Abhishek on this film and with Jay at the helm of things, all I can say is be prepared for one hell of a spooky ride," he added.
Ezra is a horror thriller in Malayalam directed by Jay K with Prithviraj and Priya Anand in the lead that came out in 2017. The film was a blockbuster hit, produced under the banner of E4 Entertainment. Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak's Hindi remake of the Prithviraj-starrer horror film is being produced by Panorama Studios. It will be helmed by Jay Krishnan, who has directed the original Malayalam film as well. The film will be shot in Mumbai and Mauritius. The casting for the female lead is underway.