Khiladi of Bollywood Akshay Kumar has done many movies based on real events like Rutom, Airlift and will also be doing a biopic on Gulshan Kumar’s Mogul and other sports based real event movie Gold.
Akshay was recently present for the launch of a book ‘Veerappan – Chasing the Brigand’, in Mumbai. The book narrates the story of Veerappan’s end, written by K Vijay Kumar, the police officer who killed Veerappan.
It’s always thrilling to get a first hand account of the incidences. During the event, Akshay was asked which role he would like to play, Veerappan or Kumar to which Akshay replied that both the characters are interesting but he would love to portray K Vijay Kumar as the whole planning was done by him.
Veerappan was one of the most dangerous criminals in the 90’s and he was a sandalwood smuggler. He was killed in 2004.