Mumbai: Back in 2005, an IIM graduate working for a leading oil corporation was shot dead while on the job. 9 years on the story of Manjunath Shanmugam has become so much more. To take his story to the next level director Sandeep Verma has tied up with Viacom18 Motion Pictures and has made the biopic of Manjunath which is scheduled to come out on 9th May, 2014.
ManjunathShanmugham who was brutally murdered for standing up for what he believed was right. He was one of us – young, idealistic and educated from one of the finest B-Schools in India, but he lost his life at 27 as he exposed the petrol adulteration scam by the fuel mafia in Uttar Pradesh in 2005. Supporting his story, VMP announced the launch of the trailer for “Manjunath”.
The trailer has already begun to create a buzz and people from all walks of life are now beginning to join the movement.