Hyderabad: Film producer and director Ram Gopal Varma, known for his dark and hard hitting movies, is set to make a movie on Disha, the veterinary doctor from Hyderabad who was raped and murdered. With regards to this, the director met Assistant Commissioner Ashok Kumar of Shamshabad, to collect more details about the case on February 17.

The filmmaker said, “I wanted to know more about the issues related to the case. To understand the case from the perspective of the police and the research they have done related to the case, I visited the police station today. My visit doesn’t have any relation to Disha’s parents."

While he spoke only to the ACP on Monday, he has clarified that he also wants to speak to the other police officers who were part of the investigation. He has not yet decided which police officer he will speak to next. He says, “Further details about my visit will be revealed later."

Prior to meeting the police officials, RGV on February 2 also met the wife of the accused rapist Chennakeshavulu, Renuka. After the meeting he tweeted saying that, “Just met Renuka, Rapist Chenna keshavlu’s wife ..She married him at 16 and she’s about to deliver his baby at 17. Not only Disha, the bastard made his own wife a victim too...she is a child giving birth to a child and both have no future. (sic)”

He later also interviewed her for a popular Telugu news channel.

Earlier, the director had announced on February 1 that he will be making a film on the veterinary doctor’s rape and murder case. He took to Twitter and said that, “My film DISHA will expose a scary lesson to all of us that the rapists are trying to learn from the mistakes of previous rapists but they are not stopping the rapes #DishaNirbhayaTruth. (sic)”

RGV recently gave two hits, ‘Lakshmi’s NTR’ and ‘Amma Rajyam Lo Kadapa Biddalu’, moreover he has movie of Telangana Chief Minister KCR in his kitty.

Aiswarya Sriram

Aiswarya Sriram is a budding multimedia journalist and is currently working for NewsMeter as a "Factcheck Freelancer". A graduate from Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (IIJNM) Bangalore, Aiswarya has earlier worked with The Logical Indian and has interned with Republic TV. Aiswarya, a Tamilian who was born and brought up in Mumbai, loves to do rural reporting. She has visited Byadgi Taluk of Karnataka, to write about the issues faced by chilli factory workers there, earlier in 2019. A craft enthusiast, Aiswarya also does quilling, painting and glass work. On her off-days, she loves to read crime-thrillers and watch anime. She primarily reports on civic issues, GHMC, human-interesting features, and fact-checking video stories.

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