Bangalore: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's Kannada film Killing Veerappan, about the killer of the most wanted forest brigand, will be launched in Bangalore on April 24, on late Kannada superstar Rajkumar's birth anniversary.
The film, which features Rajkumar's son Shivrajkumar in the lead, also marks RGV's debut in Kannada film industry.
"Rajkumar's birthday is considered very auspicious in Kannada industry. This year, a few films are being launched along with RGV's Killing Veerappan. The film will be officially launched with a puja, while the regular shooting will start soon," a source told IANS.
Killing Veerappan is a multilingual project and will also be made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.
On Friday, two new Kannada projects featuring Rajkumar's son Puneeth Rajkumar and grandson Vinay Rajkumar, will be officially launched as well.