Manish Vatsalya, who has directed films like Dussehra, Jeena Hai To Thok Dal, Scotland, is now preparing to make a web series about Uttar Pradesh’s notorious criminal Vikas Dubey. Manish has told in an interview that the cast has not yet been selected to play the lead character in this series. Nor has it been decided yet where this web series will be released? However, it is sure that the name of this series will be ‘Hanak’ and its story has been written by Mridul Kapil and Subodh Pandey.
Manish told, ‘I saw Vikas Dubey for the first time on TV and started collecting information about him. After this, I started getting manufacturers’ phones. Actually, he was recommended by someone. However I also asked him what do you want to show in your series? Because Vikas Dubey is a criminal. I told him that he had killed the policemen. He is guilty in the eyes of me and this country. We cannot describe his qualities. Then he told me that he would be the villain of our story. After that I said yes.
Manish told that no artist’s name has been decided yet to play the role of Vikas Dubey. But, for this he is going to choose a big actor. He also informed that no platform has been confirmed to release this series yet.
Manish says that negotiations are going on for this too. Manish himself will direct the series, while two names Aditya Kashyap and Awadhesh Tiwari have come forward to produce it. Manish has told that he will start shooting for this series from October.
Please tell that Vikas Dubey was a notorious criminal of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. He was killed by police in an encounter a few days ago. He was the culprit for the murder of eight policemen. Apart from this, more than 60 criminal cases have been filed against him between 1990 and 2020.