Killing Veerappan First Day Performance
Shivaraj Kumar’s much-hyped “Killing Veerappan” was released on 1 January, 2016. The Kannada film marks the debut of maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma in Sandalwood. As the title says, the movie revolves around forest brigand Veerappan. This is the second film in the last two years to be made on the notorious bandit after AMR Ramesh’s “Attahaasa”. The Ram Gopal Varma film is centred on the events leading to Operation Cocoon to capture Veerappan. In the director’s words, it is about an awful criminal versus the lawful criminal. “Killing Veerappan” is not a biopic of the forest brigand.
The movie covers the mission carried out by the STF to eliminate him. Shivaraj Kumar plays the role of Senthamarai Kannan, the Superintendent of police, who masterminded the Operation Cocoon. Sandeep Bharadwaj will be seen in the role of Veerappan with Yagna Shetty playing his wife’s character of Muthulakshmi. The movie has Rammy’s cinematography, Anwar Ali’s editing and Ravi Shankar, Sandy and Satya Kasyap’s music.
The movie has good hype among audience, as the lead star Shivaraj Kumar is one of the most popular actor in Tollywood. As expected Killing Veerappan has started on an excellent in its dominated regions and getting overwhelmed response from audience. Critics have also reviewed the movie with favorable comments, that has created huge buzz about it on social media.
On its opening day, Killing Veerappan has recorded the overall occupancy of 75% across Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and minted the amount of 4.50 crores. From US screens also, the movie has reported quite well business. The favorable reactions of audience as well as critics has raised positive waves for Killing Veerappan at box office and it is expected to receive decent response in the entire weekend.