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Applause Leisure greenlights crime procedural ‘Path of an Murderer’

Directed by Nagesh Kukunoor the sequence shall be based mostly on the e-book – ‘Ninety Days: The True Story of the Hunt for Rajiv Gandhi’s Murderer’ authored by Anirudhya Mitra and produced for Applause Leisure by Kukunoor Motion pictures

Applause Entertainment greenlights crime procedural ‘Trail of an Assassin’

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The assassination of the previous Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is well-known and but there are various hidden truths behind this occasion that shook the world. Placing a highlight on the rapid aftermath of this heinous crime, Applause Leisure, a enterprise of the Aditya Birla Group greenlights against the law procedural, based mostly on author Anirudhya Mitra’s just lately launched e-book –  ‘Ninety Days: The True Story of the Hunt for Rajiv Gandhi’s Murderer’, Revealed by HarperCollins Publishers India Non-public Restricted.

The content material studio just lately introduced an thrilling slate together with Tanaav, Gandhi, and Rip-off 2003, and has now acquired the rights to Anirudhya Mitra’s e-book. A former journalist, Anirudhya was one of many firsts to report on the investigation and break a number of unique tales whereas the hunt for the assassins was on. The sequence shall be a blow-by-blow account of how the CBI’s Particular Investigation Crew cracked the assassination plot, recognized the assassins, and chased the mastermind, to his ultimate hideout.

Nagesh Kukunoor, the acclaimed movie director and Nationwide award recipient whose earlier collaboration with Applause Leisure for ‘Metropolis of Goals’ was an enormous hit, is helming the venture.

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Sameer Nair, CEO, Applause Leisure affirms that, “Pushed and guided by our values of being formidable, audacious and disruptive, we consider the variation of Anirudhya Mitra’s e-book actually makes for a compelling story to inform. Most are conscious of this incident by means of the medium of stories and can now get a dramatized insider view of the most important manhunt in Indian historical past. We’re happy to as soon as once more collaborate with director Nagesh Kukunoor to deliver this gut-wrenching story to a recent viewers.”

Director Nagesh Kukunoor provides, “I sit up for taking over this gritty and thrilling piece of storytelling, tailored from Ninety Days: The True Story of the Hunt for Rajiv Gandhi’s Murderer’. It has at all times been an enriching and creatively satisfying expertise collaborating with Applause Leisure and excited to see how this one unfolds.”

Writer Anirudhya Mitra says, Writer Anirudhya Mitra says, “With Ninety Days: The True Story of the Hunt for Rajiv Gandhi’s Murderer’ I’ve tried to supply probably the most definitive account of the largest manhunt launched in India. The audio-visual format permits the story’s quite a few sides and layers to be introduced in a extra nuanced and engrossing method. With Applause Leisure’s repute for passionate storytelling and Nagesh Kukunoor’s directorial; experience, I’m assured that an thrilling sequence lies forward of us.”

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