Bandit Queen

  • Nusrat brought me closer to God: Shekhar Kapur 06-11-2011 03:38 PM

    New Delhi: Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says working with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in Bandit Queen brought him closer to god. "Working with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was the closest I got to god," Kapur wrote on microblogging site Twitter. The late music maestro had composed music for Kapur's...
  • Bihar dacoit Shakuntala Devi turns Bhojpuri film star 03-10-2011 09:57 AM

    Shakuntala Devi was once a dreaded dacoit in Bihar, but now she is the star of a Bhojpuri movie on Bandit Queen. ...
  • No 'Bandit Queen' without Mala Sen: Shekhar Kapur 24-05-2011 01:00 PM

    Shekhar Kapur remembers Mala Sen, writer of his finest cinematic work Bandit Queen, and says he couldn't have made the film without her and that her intense attachment to unravelling Phoolan Devi's life was an amazing fulcrum in her life. Sen died on Monday of cancer at the Tata Memorial...
  • A film on female infanticide on the cards 24-03-2011 11:45 AM

    Bandit Queen producer Bobby Bedi says he is yet again set to make a film as hard hitting as the critically acclaimed biopic made on Phoolan Devi. "One film I am doing is about female infanticide, set in Gujarat. It's as hard hitting as 'Bandit Queen'. I am working on...
  • Mumbai’s serial killer Stoneman comes on-screen 05-02-2008 11:17 PM

    New Delhi: Harbhajan Singh is fast becoming India's most dependable middle order batsman in Tests. Yet again he played an invaluable knock and shared an important partnership with Suresh Raina to rescue India from a top-order collapse that at one stage saw them tottering at 85/6 on day one of...