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Phoolan Devi story set to return as web series

The web series, titled Phoolan Devi, will be directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, with Tannishtha Chatterjee taking on the role of the protagonist. Dhulia was the casting director of Bandit Queen.

Phoolan Devi Jan Jagaran Sena — a ‘political party’ in making before ’17 polls

Nishad said his outfit is formed by members of ‘Eklavya Sena’ - an organisation formed by Phoolan Devi.


The gongs of Behmai: 35 years on, will justice be served?

It was 35 years ago, on February 4, 1981, that Phoolan Devi’s gang allegedly shot down 20 villagers in Behmai, a village 100 km from Kanpur. With a trial court now declaring one of the five accused in the case to be a juvenile, a look at the place that lives on little but its memories

‘I heard Punjab is a land of plenty... Hope my kids have plenty’

Phoolan Devi doesn’t remember the date. What she does remember is how excited she was, about leaving for Punjab with husband Mangal. It was a land of riches for migrants from Bihar, she had heard.

'Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen' to premier in New York

'Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen', a multimedia chamber opera by Shirish Korde, is set for its world premier shows in New York City.

Delhi High Court notice to cops in Phoolan Devi murder case

Phoolan Devi was shot dead from a close range by three masked gunmen in front of her Ashoka Road residence.


Phoolan killer sentenced to life, both families to appeal verdict in High Court

The court also added that the “criminal antecedents” of the accused has also not been proved during investigation.

Phoolan Devi murder: Court awards life term to Sher Singh Rana

On July 25, 2001, Phoolan was gunned down by three masked men outside her Ashoka Road residence.

Phoolan murder case: Rana seeks leniency

Rana, 35, has been convicted under sections of the IPC for murdering Phoolan at her residence here on July 25, 2001.

The case of Phoolan

Myth was quick to take over her story. It took 13 years for justice and closure.

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Phoolan Devi's 54th birth anniversary: Glimpses from the life of 'Bandit Queen'

Bandit queen turned Member of Parliament, Phoolan Devi became a household name in the 80's with tales of her savagery against the Thakurs in Madhya Pradesh, some of whom were also her alleged rapists. On her 54th Birthday, we bring you pictures from the life and times of the country's most famous woman dacoit.