Ram Gopal Varma begins shooting Shivrajkumar-starrer Killing Veerappan

  • IANS, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 19, 2015 16:14 IST

Between making silly comments on Hindu god Ganesha, actor Mammootty and Bombay Velvet director Anurag Kashyap, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has also been making movies. While in the last couple of years, none of his films have worked, his latest venture Killing Veerappan has piqued the interest of a few.

News is Varma has started shooting his upcoming Kannada directorial debut Killing Veerappan, about the killer of the most wanted forest brigand.

Varma took to micro-blogging website Twitter on Thursday to announce the film's shooting by sharing some images of the film.


Posters shared by Ram Gopal Varma about his new film, Killing Veerappan.

A multilingual project, Killing Veerappan will also be made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. The film features Rajkumar's son Shivrajkumar in the lead.

Shivarajkumar will play the central role of the officer who kills Veerappan and Sandeep, an aspiring youth from National School of Drama was selected to play the role of the Sandalwood smuggler.

The film, produced by BV Manjunath and co-produced by BS Sudhindra and Shivaprakash E, is a crime thriller and also features actors Yanga Shetty and Parul Yadav.


Posters shared by Ram Gopal Varma about his new film, Killing Veerappan.

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