Hansal Mehta to Direct Thriller Web Series on Encounter of UP Gangster Vikas Dubey


Hansal Mehta (left) and Vikas Dubey

Hansal Mehta (left) and Vikas Dubey

A internet collection on the lifestyles of gangster Vikas Dubey, who was once killed in July in an alleged come across, is being made by means of filmmaker Hansal Mehta.

  • News18.com
  • Last Updated: August 10, 2020, 11:17 AM IST

The alleged come across of gangster Vikas Dubey on July 10 has stuck the fondness of Hindi filmmakers. Director Hansal Mehta is about to helm a internet collection on the infamous gangster, who had earned the moniker ‘Gabbar of Bikru’.

Dubey was once killed in an come across after he reportedly attempted to break out when a automotive within the Special Task Force (STF) convoy taking him from Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain to Uttar Pradesh’s Shivli overturned in Kanpur. He was once sought after for the demise of eight policemen, and was once sporting a praise of Rs five lakh for info main to his arrest.

Producer Shailesh Singh has obtained the rights to make the collection on the gangster. He instructed Mid-Day, “I had been following the events closely and thought, why not tell this story to the entire nation and bring out the facts?”

Dubey’s circle of relatives had to be satisfied to narrate his tale. “It’s a recent event, and they are still coping with it. Many people had approached them, but we managed to convince them after much persuasion. They want his story to be depicted with authenticity,” Singh added.

Hansal shared the inside track on Twitter by means of retweeting put up that stated, “An edgy political-thriller web-series to be made on the alleged encounter of UP’s notorious gangster, #VikasDubey.. #Shahid and #Omerta fame @mehtahansal will direct the show that explores the Nexus of politics, crime and lawmakers.. Produce by Shailesh Singh, it rolls next year!”

Hansal, who has up to now made motion pictures like Shahid, Aligarh and Omerta, stated, “It is an important story, which is a reflection of our times where politics, crime and lawmakers form a curious nexus. I see an edgy political thriller emerging from this.” The solid is but to be finalised.

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