Release Date : 27 May, 2016
Director : Ram Gopal Varma
Veerappan is Indian docu-drama thriller based on the events leading to Operation Cocoon to capture or kill Indian bandit Veerappan. The story revolves around the search of Veerappan by a group of Police Officers headed by Kannan. Kannan is a non-conformist, one who would willingly flout rules as long as Veerappan is captured.
The film begins directly with the planning of Operation Cocoon. This was a mission headed by the Commander of the Tamil Nadu Special Task Force, Vijay Kumar, who masterminded the final assault on Veerappan. The plot tracks the team\'s attempts to corner Veerappan. Priya is hired by Kannan to befriend Muthulakshmi, so that the STF can get closer to her husband Veerappan.
The goal is clear - Veerappan has to be lured out of the forest. Will Kannan be successful in his mission and will he be able to find Veerappan?
This film is another reminder: it is time to launch a manhunt for the Ram Gopal Varma that Bollywood watchers once knew... Read Full Review
Other characters bring no relief despite Varma’s flourishes of using camera from unexpected angles... Read Full Review
In all fairness, Sandeep brings Veerappan alive and the National Award winner Usha as Muthulakshmi is convincing... Read Full Review
On the whole, VEERAPPAN has violence that may seem a bit over the top for a certain segment of audience... Read Full Review
RGV has told it taut, specially in the second half that is all about Operation Killing Veerappan... Read Full Review