Phoolan Devi’s second husband to debut in Bollywood!
A recent report reveals that Krishna Mishra has roped in once-upon-a-time bandit Maan Singh Yadav for his forthcoming movie, Beehad: The Ravines
Bollywood filmmakers have a special place in their hearts for bandits. And every now and then we hear of a director going deep into the jungles to dig out stories buried under dust and rusting rifles. This time it’s the turn of Maan Singh Yadav, a bandit who was once married to the well known Phoolan Devi of Chambal. Click here to read more
Irrfan Khan to show ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
The Spider-Man actor will throw a party and screen his film Paan Singh Tomar especially for his Hollywood pals
Irrfan Khan has big dreams for his much-delayed film Paan Singh Tomar. The actor, who has slowly but surely made his way into Hollywood, will screen the film for his A Mighty Heart co-star Angelina Jolie and her partner Brad Pitt. Irrfan told a daily that he is looking to showcase the film for his friends in Hollywood including Brangelina, Natalie Portman (Black Swan) and director Ang Lee. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan calls ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ a true biopic
Director Tigmanshu Dhulia and actor Irrfan Khan have received heaps of praise from Amitabh Bachchan for their film Paan Singh Tomar. The megastar describes the movie as inspiring and fitting tribute to unsung heroes
“A fulfilling day! Saw an inspiring film, Paan Singh Tomar directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and enacted by a whole cast of fresh and very talented players, led by that incredible performer Irrfan. Such restraint in direction and performance, but such an impression on the nature of the subject. Click here to read more
Paan Singh Tomar’s nephew files FIR against director Tigmanshu Dhulia
Alleging breach of promise, Balwant Singh, the nephew of dacoit Paan Singh Tomar, has lodged an FIR against Bollywood director Tigmanshu Dhulia who has made a film on his life, police said Tuesday. In a complaint lodged with the Madhavganj police station in Gwalior, Balwant Singh said the director had promised him Rs 40 lakh for details about his uncle’s transition from an athlete to a dacoit. Balwant Singh said that the director visited his house at Guda village in 2010, asking for details about Paan Singh. “The film crew moved around with me for nearly four months in Chambal researching for the film,” he claimed. Madhavganj SHO Rajeev Jhanjlee said that an investigation has been launched to ascertain the facts.
Paan Singh Tomar, is scheduled to release Friday, March 2. Actor Irrfan Khan plays Paan Singh Tomar, who was a resident of Bhidausa village in Morena district. A subedar in the Indian Army, he won the steeplechase event at the National Games for seven years in a row. However, after the killing of two members of his family in a land dispute, he became a rebel who wrought havoc in the Chambal valley.Click here to read more