Check out the teaser of Appani Sarath starrer Auto Shankar
We were among the first to report about Malayali actor Sarath Kumar aka Appani Sarath starring in a Tamil web series based on the real life serial killer Auto Shankar. The series titled as ‘Auto Shankar’ is a ZEE5 Original and its teaser was released today by actor Nivin Pauly through his social media handle.
Ranga is directing the series and Appani Sarath is playing the titular role in it. Auto Shankar was the nickname of Gowri Shankar, a serial killer who was born to a Malayali father and a Tamilian mother. He was active in Tamil Nadu during the two years in 1988–1989. He was sentenced to death in 1991 after the court found him guilty in numerous murder and abduction cases.
Auto Shankar, the series, is being produced by Tridents Arts Digitals in association in with Baby Shoe Productions. Popular cinematographer Manoj Paramahasma has cranked the camera and Arrol Correli of ‘Pisasu’ fame handles the music department.