“Killing Veerappan", the latest celluloid project of maverick film director Ram Gopal Varma seems to be running into rough weather.
Controversial film maker Ram Gopal Varma has made this movie based on the life of notorious sandalwood smuggler Veerappan. There are a huge expectations on this biopic in which son of Kannada veteran actor late Raj Kumar, who was kidnapped by Veerappan, has essayed the hero's role of this bilingual film. The film, based on the real story, is all set to hit the screens in Telugu and Kannada languages on January 1.
However, a movie titled 'Vanayuddham' made on Veerappan's life story with action hero Arjun and Kishore in the lead roles and also going to be released on the same day in Karnataka.
Vanayuddham's producers are feeling happy that the publicity for Varma's movie will be a big plus to their movie's business.
So,we need to wait and see which Veerappan will win the box-office battle.