Rohit Shetty ‘Feels Honoured’ To Announce Biopic On Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria: Checkout!

A few moments back, the filmmaker Rohit Shetty shared a post on his social media to announce a biopic on brave cop Rakesh Maria is known to have faced the Mumbai underworld, solved 1993 serial blasts, and interrogated 26/11 terrorist, Ajmal Kasab. One of the most popularly known filmmakers in Bollywood, Rohit Shetty has now confirmed a biopic on the life of one of the most honoured officers of Mumbai Police, former Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria.

Recently, Rohit Shetty shared a post on his social media to share a picture with him and wrote, “From solving the 93 Mumbai blast case, fearlessly facing the Mumbai underworld during the late 90s to interrogating the lone surviving terrorist, Ajmal Kasab & standing strong for his city during the 26/11 attacks…Rakesh Maria has been a name synonymous with courage and valour!Feel honoured to be bringing this real-life supercop’s journey to screen!!!@rohitshettypicturez.”

Speaking about the proclamation, producer & director, Rohit Shetty stated in a statement, “Rakesh Maria: The man who stared terror in the face for 36 years!! His unbelieve 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 honoured to be bringing this real-life super cop’s brave & fearless journey to the screen!!”

Rakesh Maria also shared his thoughts on Rohit’s decision to make a film on his life as a police officer. He stated, “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.”

Speaking about Rakesh Maria, he cleared his Civil Services exam from the 1981 batch. Moreover, he spilled the Bombay serial blasts case in 1993 as Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic). Afterward, he served as Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) at Mumbai Police. Besides, he also solved the 2003 Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar twin blasts case and also was ceded the task to interrogating 26/11 terrorists, Ajmal Kasab.

Furthermore, he recently announced his OTT debut with the Indian Police Force featuring Sidharth Malhotra, Vivek Oberoi, and Shilpa Shetty. Also, his next film is Cirkus with Ranveer Singh, Pooja Hegde and Jacqueline.


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