Mangaluru: August 1, 2015: Trust director Ram Gopal Varma to rake up issues that most people are not very aware of. This time around, the filmmaker has the Bangalore underworld on his radar, at least on Twitter.
In a series of tweets, the director said how he had a ’most fascinating understanding of the Bangalore underworld’. Varma went on to elucidate the same, hinting at a film on the Bangalore underworld:
Varma also said that the name of his film on the Bangalore underworld would be Appa, with the tagline, The Father of All Godfathers:
Speaking about Muthappa Rai, Varma said how he’s the ’Baahubali’ of the Bangalore underworld:
Muthappa Rai, born in Puttur, former underworld don and entrepreneur, is said to have ’renounced violence’ and is based near the Karnataka capital now. In 2008, in an interview to Wired, Rai had said that he ’has reformed from a life of organised crime and is now a social worker and real estate developer’.