Talking to the film that Sanjay Gupta said that it does not support rowdyism. He told PTI, "We are not glorifying gangsters or the police force in the film. Over here (in the film) we are trying to strike a balance between gangster and police and it is really difficult. But having said that, it is not about a predictable end.”
The second installment will dramatise the first encounter by Mumbai police, where gangster Manya Surve was shot dead in 1982 at Wadala. Sanjay Gupta added, "It is about a journey of a regular college student, who became a gangster and why. And the journey of a police officer who was given orders to take steps that were not taken earlier. So the reasons behind it is the compelling story and not its outcome."
Shootout at Wadala, which is set to hit theatres on December 7, is based upon a real-life gun battle between gangsters and Mumbai Police. Sanjay Dutt is playing Additional Commissioner of Police AA Khan, while Vivek Oberoi appears as a dreaded gangster Maya Dolas the film.