Hansal Mehta to develop and direct sequence primarily based on gangster Vikas Dubey – The News Everyday

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Hansal Mehta, identified for guiding Aligarh and Omerta, mentioned he’ll strategy the topic responsibly.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta is ready to develop and direct a sequence primarily based on gangster Vikas Dubey, who was killed in an encounter by Uttar Pradesh police last month.

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Eight policemen, together with DSP Devendra Mishra, have been ambushed in Bikru village in Chaubeypur space of Kanpur after they have been going to arrest Dubey and fell to bullets fired from rooftops shortly after midnight on 3 July.

Dubey, who was carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on info resulting in his arrest, was arrested from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh on 9 July.

Hansal Mehta |Image from Twitter

He was killed in an encounter on the morning of 10 July when a police car carrying him from Ujjain to Kanpur met with an accident and he tried to flee from the spot in Bhauti space, the police had mentioned.

Mehta additionally tweeted that the work on the sequence will start shortly

Development begins shortly. @ShaaileshRSingh thanks for this… https://t.co/zrEtC5F2Aw

— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) August 10, 2020

Producer Shailesh R Singh’s Karma Media and Entertainment, in affiliation with Polaroid Media, have purchased the rights for the upcoming venture on the gangster.

Mehta, identified for guiding acclaimed movies likeManoj Bajpayee-headlined Aligarh, Omerta and the National Award-winning Rajkummar Rao-starrer Shahid, mentioned he’ll strategy the topic responsibly.

“It is a mirrored image of our instances and our system where politics, crime and lawmakers type a curious nexus. It is early to debate strategy however it will likely be approached responsibly and as a captivating recounting.

“I see an edgy political thriller rising out of this, and it will likely be very fascinating to inform this story,” the director mentioned in an announcement.

Singh, who has backed movies like Tanu Weds Manu, Shahid, Aligarh, Omerta and Judgementall Hain Kya, mentioned he’s excited to introduce Dubey’s life to the display.

“I’ve been following the entire story fairly intently by information businesses and different means, killing of eight policemen shook the nation and began the seven days path of Vikas Dubey which lastly noticed him killed in an encounter.

“I believed why not inform this story to your entire nation and convey out some actual information and go to the internal depth of the nice to inform this story. I’m overwhelmed to inform this story and actually watching ahead to it,” Singh mentioned.

Prior to Dubey, 5 of his alleged associates have been killed in separate encounters.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

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