AMR Ramesh (Cyanide, Game) is all set to bring a ten-part series starring Kishore as and in Veerappan: Hunger for Killing, including artists from Tamil, Telugu and Hindi cinema.
The series will be premiering in four Indian languages. Veerappan’s music is composed by Vijai Shankar. Vijay Milton and Vaidy S will be working as cinematographers. Other casts including Ravi Kale, Sampath, Rai Laxmi, Viayalakshmi, Suchendra Prasad will join for a 30-day schedule.
Ramesh felt he couldn’t give justice to the subject in Attahasa, which was on the same topic but will be able to do so with the scale of the project expanded with fewer restrictions.
He aims to discover the atrocities with stories of Shankar Bidari, Kempaiah, Harshavardhan Raju, Jyoti Prakash Mirji, Madhukar Shetty, along with IPS officers Ravindra Prasad Harishekaran, Ramkrishna Prasad, Bava, BB Ashok Kumar, Prabhkar Barki, Soudhagar, Nagaraj, Bk Shivram and others who encountered Veerappan.
The 60-day scheduled shoot will begin from August 10 under government safety measures and protocol in Bengaluru and forests of Karnataka.
AMR Ramesh will be showing Veerappan to the international market as a sample to go on to his next project currently on hold called LTTE based on the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi is planned as a 100-episode series as of now. It is backed by actor/producer Rana Daggubatti (The Ghazi Attack, Baahubali).