RGV took to Twitter and announced the new release date of the movie. On his official Twitter handle, RGV wrote, “Killing Veerappan” is going to release in telugu on January 7th. The Telugu-Kannada bilingual film, 'Killing Veerappan', stars Shivaraj Kumar as a police officer in the movie. The film features Sandeep Bharadwaj as the popular sandalwood smuggler Veerappan. The film created huge hype among the fans with the first look poster and trailer.