Chennai: Everyone has heard about sandalwood smuggler Veerappan. Veerappan, who had been harassing the Tamil Nadu and Karnataka governments, was finally shot dead by Tamil Nadu Special Task Force officers in 2004 as we all know.
There have already been many movies that featured the sandalwood smuggler's story in several languages.
However, Veerappan was survived by two daughters. The eldest of them, Vidyarani has recently joined the BJP. The second daughter, Vijayalakshmi, had also joined the Tamilvurimai party earlier. However, now seeking a change in her career, Vijaya Lakshmi Veerappan is entering the film industry and will be featured as a heroine, as per the latest buzz. The title of the film starring Vijaya Lakshmi as the lead actress has been decided as Maaveeran Pillai.
Maaveeran Pillai is an upcoming Tamil movie starring Vijaya Lakshmi Veerappan along with other artists. The film is directed and produced by KNR.Raja under the banner of KNR. The film also stars Lavinika and Raja. The music director for the film is Ravi Varma and cinematography by Manjunath.
The teaser of the film has been released. The first look of the film, which was released on Friday, has created quite a buzz as Vijaya Lakshmi Veerappan can be seen standing in her father Veerappan's attire holding a gun on her shoulder.
It is yet to be seen whether the story of the film is similar to her father's life. It will take some time to see what kind of name Veerappan's daughter will make in the film industry with her entry to the film.