July 21, 2010 03:30:57 PM IST Aditi Maitra, Bollywood Trade News Network
Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is back to doing films on the crime sector after burning his hand in making horror films.
The director, who made films like COMPANY that was loosely based on Indian mafia organization D-Company, is all set to make his next film DEPARTMENT that will be based on the lives of encounter cops Daya Nayak and Pradeep Sawant.
Though the subject of the film will be the relationship between the police and the underwold, in DEPARTMENT, the same would be portrayed in a realistic manner. The film will deal with the forming of the encounter sqad and will follow the lives of the encounter cops and their friendship and rivalries.
Sanjay Dutt who had last worked with the director in DAUD and Abhishek Bachchan have been tipped to essay the pivotal roles. However, selection of an actor who would essay the current Director General of Police of Mumbai D Sivanathan's the character is still underway.