‘Jai Bhim’ director TJ Gnanavel’s subsequent is ‘Dosa King’

The movie, which marks Gnanavel’s Hindi debut, will observe Jeevajothi Santhakumar’s battle in opposition to the late Saravana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal

The movie, which marks Gnanavel’s Hindi debut, will observe Jeevajothi Santhakumar’s battle in opposition to the late Saravana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal

Tamil filmmaker TJ Gnanavel, finest recognized for his acclaimed 2021 movie Jai Bhim, will make his Hindi cinema debut with a biographical drama thriller titled Dosa King. The movie will observe Jeevajothi Santhakumar and her 18-year-long battle with P Rajagopal, the late founding father of Saravana Bhavan.

Rajagopal was the proprietor of one of many largest South Indian restaurant chains. He was higher often called a household man who was worshipped for his huge-hearted generosity by his staff and the diners. He was additionally recognized for the way his pursuit of the unwilling worker Jeevajothi Santhakumar, lower than half his age on the time, led to him being accused and finally convicted for the homicide of Jeevajothi’s husband.

A classes court docket had initially convicted Rajagopal and 4 others to 10 years of imprisonment. Later the Madras Excessive Courtroom elevated the jail time period to a life sentence. In March 2019, the Supreme Courtroom upheld the conviction and life imprisonment. After surrendering to the authorities, Rajagopal suffered a coronary heart assault and died on 18th July 2019.

Producers of the movie, Junglee Footage, introduced Dosa King publish buying the life rights of Jeevajothi. In an announcement, Gnanavel expressed his pleasure and mentioned, “I’ve noticed the topic carefully, following the case throughout my days as a journalist. I hope to convey out new dimensions by means of Jeevajothi’s authorized battle on display screen. In the present day, directing this challenge and dealing on its characters feels surreal. I am excited to start this journey with Junglee Footage who’re recognized for creating among the most iconic movies in up to date Indian Cinema.”

Amrita Pandey, CEO of Junglee Footage mentioned, “ Dosa King is a riveting story that may require a eager eye whereas detailing the characters and story. Gnanavel’s years as a journalist makes him a balanced filmmaker with an obsession for particulars and authenticity. We’re past excited to accomplice with him to convey this fascinating, unbelievable and galvanizing saga to life.”

Different particulars concerning the challenge are underneath wraps in the meanwhile

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