On Tuesday, a brand new internet collection Trail of an Assassin, was introduced, which will likely be primarily based on former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s killing, and the quick aftermath of the incident. Based on author Anirudhya Mitra’s lately launched guide – ‘Ninety Days: The True Story of the Hunt for Rajiv Gandhi’s Assassin’, the Applause Entertainment present will likely be helmed by director Nagesh Kukunoor.
A former journalist, Anirudhya was one of many first to report concerning the case and broke a number of tales whereas the assassins have been hunted. The present, as per the content material studio, will likely be a ‘blow-by-blow account’ of CBI’s Special Investigation Team cracking the plot, figuring out and chasing down the assassins of Rajiv Gandhi.
The creator shared that by means of his guide he tried to offer probably the most definitive account of the most important manhunt launched in India. He shared that he’s assured that the workforce would carry fore an thrilling collection for the viewers. In a press release, Anirudhya Mitra added, “The audio-visual format enables the story’s numerous facets and layers to be presented in a more nuanced and engrossing manner.”
Director Nagesh Kukunoor on his half shared that he’s trying ahead to taking over the ‘gritty and thrilling’ piece of storytelling. Applause Entertainment CEO Sameer Nair shared, “Driven and guided by our values of being ambitious, audacious and disruptive, we believe the adaptation of Anirudhya Mitra’s book certainly makes for a compelling story to tell. Most are aware of this incident through the medium of news and will now get a dramatized insider view of the largest manhunt in Indian history.”
Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on May 21, 1992, in Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu by suicide bombing. The girl murderer, Dhanu, triggered a belt bomb and killed Gandhi together with 16 others. After an extended hunt, the investigation pointed to varied militant teams’ roles within the killing.
Earlier movies like Madras Cafe (2013), Cyanide (2006), Mission 90 Days (2007), Kuttrapathirikai (2007) have revolved round numerous points round Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination.