Mohanlal's Drishyam is currently the hottest movie in industry, Several leading stars from Kollywood have already expressed their interest to remake it in Tamil. The names currently being linked are Kamal Haasan, Sarath Kumar and Vikram.
Though Kamal Haasan was the first to be approached, the legendary actor had turn it down due to his prior commitments. Sarathkumar clarified that "He did watch the Malayalam film, and loved it. But he did not have interest in its Tamil remake."
So, it now looks like Chiyaan Vikram is the frontrunner for the role reprised by Mohanlal. Chiyaan was also blown away by the acting, storyline and presentation of the Mohanlal-starrer and immediately expressed interest in remaking the film into Tamil.