Department not based on Mumbai cops: RGV

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 09, 2012 04:10 hrs

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has denied reports saying his forthcoming film Department is based on real-life characters of the Mumbai police.

"Some sections of the press reported 'Department' is based upon real life characters in Mumbai's not true," the 50-year-old tweeted.

It was reported that the movie revolves around the Anti-Terrorist Squad created to eliminate the mafia and talks about the struggle within the police department.

The film stars Amitabh Bachchan as gangster called Sarjerao Gaikwad, southern star Rana Daggubati features as a grungy policeman and Sanjay Dutt will be seen in a pivotal role.

Department is set for release on May 18.

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