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Manoj Bajpayee quashes reports of playing gangster Vikas Dubey in a film

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Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter yesterday. Speaking about Dubey’s death, SP of Kanpur West told ANI, “Gangster #VikasDubey attempted to flee after the car overturned. Police tried to make him surrender, during which he fired at the policemen. He was injured in retaliatory firing by police. He was later rushed to the hospital where he breathed his last.”

Soon Vikas’ encounter was trending topic on Twitter and even reports of Manoj Bajpayee playing the gangster in a film started surfacing. However, the actor rubbished the reports and clearly stated that it’s ‘wrong news’.

Gangster Vikas Dubey has been grabbing headlines ever since he allegedly killed eight policemen. He got killed in an encounter when he tried to escape the Police custody while being taken to Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. Later reports of a Bollywood film based on the gangster being made started doing the rounds. It was even said that Manoj will be saying the role of Vikas Dubey. However, the actor completely denied the reports.

You can check his post below:

Earlier several Bollywood celebs like Taapsee Pannu, Hansal Mehta and Richa Chadha had reacted strongly against Vikas Dubey’s encounter. They raised questions about the filmy way the entire encounter had unfolded.

Also Read: Vikas Dubey Encounter: Taapsee Pannu, Richa Chadha, Vishal Dadlani react strongly against the gangster’s encounter

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