Athiran makers deny film's resemblance to De Caprio's Shutter Island

Athiran, directed by newcomer Vivek and scripted by award winning novelist PF Mathews will release on April 12. The film's trailer gave a spooky feeling with elements of both a thriller and a horror. Movie lovers were soon up on their toe as they found out an uncanny similarity to Leonardo de Caprio's Shutter Island, directed by Martin Scorsese. Athiran has Fahadh Faasil playing a doctorand Sai Pallavi plays a person affected by autistic disorder. Athiran's trailer showed a mental asylum with weird looking patients who acted strangely and creepy elements around giving rise to horror and suspicion.

Vivek (Director) Athiran Fahadh Faasil P.F Mathews