Emraan Hashmi has kickstarted the shooting of his next film titled as Ezra. It is a remake of Malayalam film with the same name. The original film Ezra starred Prithviraj Sukumaran and Priya Anand in the lead role and it revolved around an antique box which brings paranormal activities. Emraan has started shooting in Mauritius today and the information on the leading lady of the film has been kept under wraps. The film will be directed by Jay Krishnan, who directed the original Malayalam film. Ezra will be bankrolled by Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Krishan Kumar and Abhishek Pathak.