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Phoolan Devi News

  • | April 23rd, 2013

    The unseemly fight over Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s film Mountain Man

    The unseemly fight over Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s film Mountain Man

    Cineswami sheds light over the latest court case to rock filmdom
    When Dashrath Manjhi died on August 17, 2007, after achieving his life’s ambition, the last thing on his mind would have been a protracted court battle over a film about him. Manjhi was born in humble circumstances in Gahlour, Bihar in 1934. He led an unremarkable life until his wife Falguni Devi died due to lack of medical attention, as the nearest hospital was 75 long kilometres away. Click here to read more

  • | April 5th, 2013

    Why is Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra waiting for Milkha Singh’s permission?

    Why is Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra waiting for Milkha Singh’s permission?

    The makers of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag have decided that they won’t release the trailer of the film unless the Flying Sikh clears it
    As far as biopics are concerned, Bollywood is usually known to give a raw deal to the people on whose lives the movies are based. A few examples Click here to read more

  • | December 31st, 2012

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui to meet Phoolan Devi murder accused in Tihar Jail

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui to meet Phoolan Devi murder accused in Tihar Jail

    The Talaash actor will play Sher Singh Rana, who allegedly killed Phoolan Devi, in the biopic End of Bandit Queen
    Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is gearing up to work on a second biopic – End of Bandit Queen – based on the life of Sher Singh Rana, prime accused in the murder of bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi in 2001. Click here to read more

  • | July 30th, 2012

    Phoolan Devi’s second husband to debut in Bollywood!

    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