Killing Veerappan is an upcoming Indian multilingual film directed by Ram Gopal Varma based on the real life biography of the Indian forest brigand and Sandalwood smuggler Veerappan. The film is produced by B.V.Manjunath, B.S.Sudhindra and Shivaprakash. E under the banners of G.R.Pictures and ZED3. The film stars Shivaraj Kumar in a central role of the officer who killed Veerappan and Sandeep an aspiring youth from National School of Drama in the role of the sandalwood smuggler Veerappan. Set in 1990s and early 2000s Karnataka and Tamilnadu, the film tells the story of killing of Veerappan by the Tamil Nadu Special Task Force headed by K Vijay Kumar played by Shivaraj kumar.