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Rohit Shetty Announces Biopic On Former Commissioner Of Mumbai Police Rakesh Maria

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Rohit
Shetty
and
Reliance
Entertainment
have
joined
hands
again
to
produce
a
biopic
on
one
of
Mumbai’s
most
revered
top
cops
and
former
Commissioner
of
Police,
Mumbai,
Rakesh
Maria.

The
biopic
will
be
based
on
the
experiences
of
his
accomplished
career
and
will
be
mentored
by
the
ace
filmmaker,
Rohit
Shetty
himself.

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Talking
about
the
announcement,
producer
&
director,
Rohit
Shetty
said,
“Rakesh
Maria:
The
man
who
stared
terror
in
the
face
for
36
years!!
His
incredible
journey
spans
all
the
way
from
the
1993
blasts
in
Mumbai,
the
underworld
menace,
to
the
26/11
Mumbai
terror
attacks
in
2008.
Feel
truly
honored
to
be
bringing
this
real-life
super
cop’s
brave
&
fearless
journey
to
the
screen!!”

Rakesh
Maria,
an
IPS
officer,
cleared
his
Civil
Service
Examination
from
the
1981
batch.
As
Deputy
Commissioner
of
Police
(Traffic)
in
1993,
he
cracked
the
Bombay
serial
blasts
case,
and
later
moved
to
DCP
(Crime)
and
then
Joint
Commissioner
of
Police
(Crime),
of
the
Mumbai
Police.
Maria
solved
the
2003
Gateway
of
India
and
Zaveri
Bazaar
twin
blasts
case.
Maria
was
also
given
the
responsibility
of
investigating
the
26/11
Mumbai
attacks
in
2008
and
interrogated
Ajmal
Kasab,
the
only
terrorist
captured
alive,
and
successfully
investigated
the
case.

rohit-shetty

Rakesh
Maria
commented,
“It
is
exciting
to
re-live
the
journey,
especially
when
piloted
by
a
brilliant
director
like
Rohit
Shetty.
More
than
the
nostalgia,
it’s
also
a
valuable
opportunity
to
place
before
the
people
the
extraordinary
work
of
the
Mumbai
Police
when
facing
tough
challenges
and
working
against
all
odds.”

Story first published: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 11:48 [IST]


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