Bollywood films sometimes take a lot of inspiration from real life incidents. The 90s saw a lot of action during its time between the Police and the Underworld. The newest offering will recreate the stories of Feroz Kokani – key aide of Dawood Ibrahim, shooter Rauf Raja and the shooting of music mogul Gulshan Kumar. In 1997, Gulshan Kumar was shot outside the Andheri Jiteshwar Shiv temple. This part of the movie has been shot in the exact same location.
Director Ashok Nanda said, “Apart from the Gulshan Kumar murder scene, a lot of other incidents – riots, gang wars, shoot outs will be included in the film and the interesting part is all will be shot on real locations to give it the authenticity.”
Interestingly, Rauf was out on parole and had fled to Bangladesh and was in their prisons for staying there without legal papers. The Indian Authorities established contact with the Bangladeshi police and in few days Rauf was tobe extradited to Mumbai.
A Detna Entertainment presentation, the film is produced by Rahim Khan and directed by Ashok Nanda, stars Varun Dhawan and Irrfan Khan in lead roles. The identity of the actor playing Kumar has been kept a secret. Irrfan Khan will essay the role of top cop Rakesh Maria who arrested Kokani. Varun Dhawan will be seen essaying the role of Feroz Kokani who fled from JJ Hospital after killing two policemen in 1999.