May 7, 2010

       Pakistani Terrorist Ajmal Kasab, who was verdicted to be hanged by a Mumbai court on Thursday for his outrage during the 26/11 attacks in mumbai, also is being scripted into a movie.The film Ashok Chakra which will be released on May 28. The promos of the film will be out this Sunday.

        Rajan Verma, a newcomer, plays the role of 22-year-old Kasab, a Lashkar -e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist.He certainly resembles Kasab.The Rs 2.5 crore film based on media reports of the attacks and accounts of police officials and survivors pieces together the 60-hour ordeal that stunned Mumbai City.

       Other actors in the movie include Homi Wadia (Hemant Karkare), Ashok Kulkarni (Ashok Kamte) and Ashish Vidyarthi (Tukaram Ombale). The film also has a host of small-time actors playing Kasab's Pakistani handlers.
      Trying to cash in on the November 26, 2008 terror attacks filmmakers had registered titles like Operation 5-Star Mumbai, Bird's Point of View: Taj Terror, 26/11-Mumbai Under Terror, Dahshat Ka Halla and Shootout at Oberoi, but only a few projects have started. 

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