Akshay Kumar meets John Lobo who was in charge of nanavati case 57 years ago on which the story of Rustom is based. Akshay Kumar meets him just a day before the film released. As he visited his House, his family greeted him with gleaming eyes. The photo of Akshay adorning the white navy uniform, as a part of the film, was shown by the actor to an impressed Lobo.
Even in the age of 95 years John Lobo remembers everything about the case and also about the other cases too. “It is now for the audience to choose again, whether Nanavati was innocent or not,” said by Akshay Kumar
When John Lobo meets Akshay. He said that Akshay is tall as Nanavati. On April 27, 1959, Lobo was in his office at the Mumbai police headquarters at Crawford Market. It was around 5.30 pm, when a striking looking man walked in. “A tall, handsome gent in a white shirt and slacks walked in. He had a perplexed look on his face until he let go off the following words, ‘I shot a man’, said Lobo about KM Nanavati
From 1959 to 1979, John Lobo, who was deputy commissioner of police, crime branch was promoted to director, Central Bureau of Investigation and then became chief security liaison officer for prime ministers – Indira Gandhi and Morarji Desai.