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Renowned Director Meghna Gulzar Is All Set To Make Series On Mumbai’s Top Cop Rakesh Maria

Renowned Director Meghna Gulzar Is All Set To Make Series On Mumbai’s Top Cop Rakesh Maria

Highly famed movie director Meghna Gulzar is all set to familiarize a fresh page-turner series which will be based on Rakesh Maria. Rakesh Maria is former Mumbai Police Commissioner who interrogated the only terrorist Ajmal Kasab who was arrested alive in 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai. He is one of the top cops involved in anti-terror investigations of 1993 Bomb Blasts, Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar twin blasts in 2003.


Rakesh Maria’s role was earlier played by Kay Kay Menon in 2007 film Black Friday.

In a conversation with Indian Express, Rakesh Maria said “It is exciting to relive the journey, especially when piloted by a brilliant and sensitive director like Meghna Gulzar, and a production house of the caliber of Reliance Entertainment’s Phantom Films. more than 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.”

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Meghna Gulzar’s 2018 release Raazi which starred Alia Bhatt grossed over 100 Crore at the domestic box office and emerged the highest grossing women-centric film.

On the development on Rakesh Maria Series Meghna Gulzar said “Mr. Rakesh Maria’s life experiences and his profile career in law-enforcement are a powerful lens to explore the chronology of crime and terror, in our society – as a city, as well as, as a country and a geographical region. The potential of this content is limitless, and that is supremely exciting for me.”

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