Jeetu Joseph who shot to fame with Malayalam film Drishyam will be directing Venkatesh. This film went on to be remade in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. Drishyam in Telugu had Venkatesh as its leading star.
News is that Jeetu recently narrated a story to Venkatesh and the actor was impressed. He asked Jeetu to get back to him with a full script. Currently Venkatesh is working on the remake of Tamil film Irudhi Suttru. This film had Madhavan as its leading actor.