Mumbai, March 16 :
Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma
most ambitious film on 26/11 Mumbai attacks
finally goes on floors
Friday and it will be shot in four different languages - Hindi, Marathi,
English and Urdu.
"Today is the 1st day of shooting of the most
important film of my career 'The attacks of 26/11'. That's because it is
on the most important event that ever happened... If not in scale and
damage and tragedy, just in sheer complexity it beats even 9/11," Varma
wrote on his Twitter page.
"It's being done with a completely new
cast and is going to be shot in languages in which the actual people
spoke that is Urdu, Hindi, English and Marathi," he added.
The film, being made at a budget of Rs.40 crore, will bring forth every aspect of the dreadful attacks that killed 166 people.
attacks of 26/11 will detail every aspect of the carnage beginning with
the terrorists taking over Amar Solanki
's trawler 'Kuber' I want to
thank all the officers who have given me unimaginable inputs and
insights into this event which is making this film possible.
"The film is primarily meant for an international release and is being made at a budget of around Rs.40 crore," he posted.
Varma has roped in a theatre actor Sanjeev Jaiswal
to play the role of Kasab, one of the prime accused of the attacks.
most important actor obviously is the guy who's going to play Kasab the
reason being he becoming the face of the 26/11 attacks. I needed
someone similar and also a great actor to be able to portray the
complexities involved and I found him in a theatre actor called Sanjeev
Jaiswal," he added.© IANS