Film on murdered journalist Shivani’s life

April 28th, 2008 - 11:54 pm ICT by admin  

Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The life of murdered journalist Shivani Bhatnagar would soon be made into a movie “Judgement” starring Sunny Deol and Sameera Reddy, director K.S. Adhiyaman told reporters here Monday. “I decided to make the film after sustained study of the subject and meeting family members of Shivani besides understanding the role of politicians in the tale,” Adhiyaman said.

Deol and Reddy play the investigating officer and lawyer respectively. Actress Nitisha Patel plays the victim Shivani, the director added.

After completion of the project, Adhiyaman is slated to remake his Tamil hit “Thoondil” (fishing hook) into Hindi.

Adhiyaman has directed the Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit combination in “Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam,” Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty starrer “Shaadi Karke Phaas Gaya Yaar”, and “Hot” featuring Neha Dupia and Bikram Saluja.

Delhi-based Bhatnagar was found murdered Jan 13 1999 in her home. A former top police official R.K. Sharma was recently found guilty of organising her murder. Bhatnagar was allegedly having an affair with the top cop. The case hogged media headlines as Bhatnagar was also allegedly involved with then senior minister Pramod Mahajan.

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