Director AMR Ramesh has done a multilingual biopic based on the notorious forest brigand Veerappan. Its Kannada version Attahasa and Tamil version Vana Yuddham have hit the screens on February 14 and garnered both critical and commercial success in both languages. After seven months of its release, the Telugu version Veerappan has hit the marquee in Andhra Pradesh and it is sure to rock the audience here too.
The story of Veerappan is not new to the people of South India. Lot has been written and shown on TV about this forest brigand's activities. But what makes this Telugu movie so special and interesting is AMR's cinematic presentation of the subject on screen and his direction is coupled with Kishore's excellent performance. AMR's dialogues, Sandeep Chowta's music, Vijay Milton's camera work, art direction and costumes are other highlights of the film.
Veerappan is an action drama, which has completely been shot in the forest, where Veerappan was conducting his smuggling operations, when he was alive. The movie touches some of the important milestones in the life of the notorious forest brigand. AMR Ramesh, who has done extensive research on Veerappan's life, has taken utmost care on bringing even minute details on screen.
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