Directed by the Hyderabad-based Mani Shankar, the political thriller Knock Out starring Sanjay Dutt, Irrfan and Kangna Ranaut is said to be about siphoning and laundering of trillions of dollars from India and being placed in unknown locations the world over. Mani Shankar says, “The film is partly based on what I saw and heard when I was on the staff in the Prime Minister’s office between 1994-1995. As part of his advisory team during my travels all over the world with the PM, I heard things that never left my mind. I knew some day I’d make a film about what I knew from the whispers in the corridors of power.” The expos
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