Drishyam 2- An Engrossing Sequel to the Classic Thriller

Drishyam 2An Engrossing Sequel to the Classic Thriller

Movie Title: Drishyam 2

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Tabu, Shriya Saran, Ishita Dutta, Mrunal Jadhav, Saurabh Shukla, Rajat Kapoor.

Director: Abhishek Pathak

Genre: Thriller

Rank: 4

The 2015 thriller Drishyam took the audience in awe and left them in gripping suspense with which the story ends. Drishyam 2 is a sequel to the previous movie. The prominent cast members of the movie are Ajay Devgan, Akshaye Khanna, Tabu, Shriya Saran, Ishita Dutta, Mrunal Jadhav, Saurabh Shukla, and Rajat Kapoor. The director of this film is Abhishek Pathak, an upcoming filmmaker having fresh approaches. Drishyam 2 was released in the cinemas on 18 November 2022.

Drishyam 2- Movie Plot

Vijay Salgaonkar now owns a movie theatre and is working on making a film. His family comprising his wife Nandini (Shriya Saran), elder daughter Anju (Ishita Dutta), and younger daughter Anu (Mrunal Jadhav), live an everyday and happy life. Notwithstanding, all of them suffer from pangs of apprehension amidst their lives for the traumatic experience that occurred seven years ago regarding the murder of Sameer Deshmukh.

To add to their worries, the present IGP, Tarun Ahlawat (Akshaye Khanna) and the former official in this post, Meera (Tabu), start an investigation to decipher the truth. Vijay goes beyond his capacities, even this time to save his family from the interrogations and allegations of the police.

Drishyam 2- The Director’s Effort

Drishyam 2 is a remake of the Malayalam version of the same name, directed by Jeethu Joseph. Abhishek Pathak has utilized the original plot, besides adding crucial twists and turns to this story. The movie continues to establish how far a father or head of a family can go to safeguard his loved ones from harassment. It also portrays the helplessness and revengefulness of a mother dying to know the truth about her son’s disappearance.

Drishyam 2- Characterization, Music, Script

Ajay Devgan, Tabu, and Akshaye Khanna have amazingly acted out their roles, knowing the class apart actors they are. The other cast members, including Shriya Saran, Saurabh Shukla, and Rajat Kapoor, have given their level best. The music is also mesmerizing, however, not as much as the first part could. The only downside of this film is Pathak’s attempt to add his ideas to a script that was already done and dusted by Jeethu. The additions somewhere create gaps in this plot. Nonetheless, if the audience has not watched the Malayalam version, this movie will be as riveting as its prequel.

Drishyam 2- Final Verdict

For the brilliant acting skills of the experienced actors and Abhishek’s approach to adding newness, India Café 24 gives Drishyam 2 – 4 stars. 

As per latest update OTT platforms Amazon Prime Video got the OTT release rights.