Of late, RGV has courted controversy by making films based on real life events.

Ram Gopal Varma plans to make film on gangster Nayeem killed recently in an encounter
news RGV Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 17:53

Ram Gopal Varma is all set to work on his latest film about Naxal turned gangster Nayeemuddin. 

Mohammed Nayeemuddin, who was involved in over 100 criminal cases, including 20 murders, was killed on August 8, in an encounter with the police. 

"Just gathered entire information on Nayeemuddin from multiple sources. His crimes over the years are full of truly hair-raising details. Nayeemuddin's transformation from a naxalite to a police informant to an underworld gangster to become an all-time Criminal no.1 is scary," RGV said in a tweet.

Of late, RGV has courted controversy by making films based on real life events. He has been accused of undue sensationalism by cashing in on true incidents. The dramatic re-enactment of the 2008 Mumbai Attacks, in The Attacks of 26/11 (2013), and a documentary on smuggler Veerapan called Killing Veerapan (2016), Veerapan (2016) are some cases in point.

He is now ready to start pre-production work based on Nayeem's story. 

He announced on social media that the dark past of Nayeem is so vast that he wouldn't be able to cover the whole story in one movie, and as a result, it’s going to be a three-part series.

"Nayeemuddin's story is so complex and with so much of content that it's impossible to justify it by telling it in only one feature film. Am going to make a 3 part film on the Nayeem story ..Rakthacharithra had only two parts..Nayeem will have 3 parts.”   

RGV’s decision to make the film on Nayeem has evoked mixed reactions on Twitter. While one person said that the movie should be made in two parts, another said that yet another criminal should not be glorified on screen.

Here are some of RGV’s tweets and reactions to them: 

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