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Netflix announces new docu-series The Hunt For Veerappan

The docu-series is set to premiere on August 4

Published: 27th July 2023

Netflix has released the teaser of its upcoming biographical true-crime docu-series, The Hunt For Veerappan, which will surround around the infamous bandit Veerappan, who operated in the forests of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.

The docu-series is set to premiere on August 4.

“A husband, father, leader and wanted criminal. While the image of the man with a handlebar moustache and gaunt cheekbones is well-known, there are many other aspects of Veerappan’s life that have remained hidden in the dark forests of South India. The docu-series unveils this saga with accounts from those closest to him,” reads the synopsis of the show.

The Hunt For Veerappan is directed by first-time docu director Selvamani Selvaraj, with the series backed by Apoorva Bakshi and Monisha Thyagarajan of Awedacious Originals.

It is to be noted that Veerappan capture was India’s one of the longest and costliest manhunt. The upcoming series will delve into the unseen facets of this hunt, along with firsthand accounts of those who were in close proximity to the bandit.

The series will be of four part and available in Tamil, English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, and Malayalam.

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