Mumbai, April 12 -- Recent media reports in which encounter specialist Isaque Bhagwan claimed that director Sanjay Gupta's Shootout At Wadala (SAW) has tampered with the facts of the real life case, has irked the filmmaker. Bhagwan was involved in the encounter in which underworld don Manya Surve was killed, "How can he tell what's in the movie just by seeing a trailer?" says Gupta.
Anil Kapoor plays Bhagwan in the film and John Abraham is portraying the slain gangster. Bhagwan reportedly said that Gupta twisted the story and gave credit to other gangsters instead of the Mumbai Police for killing Surve. Gupta counters this, saying that Bhagwan was formally involved with the film so he knows exactly what was being made.
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