Veerappan | First Look & Motion Poster
Veerappan is a docudrama thriller film written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma, based on the events leading to Operation Cocoon to capture or kill Indian bandit Veerappan. Shot primarily in the Kannada language, the film was dubbed into Telugu, and Tamil languages, featuring Shiva Rajkumar in the central role touted to be based on N. K. Senthamarai Kannan, the then Superintendent of police, with the Indian Special Task Force, and the spy who masterminded Operation.
The Kannada version of film released on Jan 1st 2016 between huge expectations. Telugu version released on Jan 7th 2016. The Kannada version was released in over 200 screens in the state of Karnataka on January 1, 2016. Upon its wide release, critics praised the performances, background score, cinematography, screenplay, casting, and direction.