Sampat Pal

  • 'Gulaab Gang' Tweet Review: First day, first show March 7, 2014

    New Delhi: For those who grew up in the 1990s, watching a movie with arch rivals Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla would perhaps be unthinkable. Two decades later producer Anubhav Sinha has managed a casting coup of sorts by casting the reigning Divas of 90s together for a film. Inspired on...
  • Delhi HC lifts stay order, allows the release of Madhuri Dixit's 'Gulaab Gang' March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday cleared the release of Hindi movie 'Gulaab Gang', reportedly based on the life of activist Sampat Pal, who formed the Gulabi Gang, a group of pink sari clad women vigilantes in Uttar Pradesh. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice...
  • Delhi HC to hear 'Gulaab Gang' producers' plea against stay on release March 6, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday agreed to hear the appeal of 'Gulaab Gang' film producers who have challenged its order staying release of the movie which is claimed to be based on the life of activist Sampat Pal and her organisation Gulabi Gang. A bench of Acting Chief Justice B...
  • Delhi HC stays nationwide release of Gulaab Gang movie March 5, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the nationwide release on Friday of Hindi film Gulaab Gang, starring Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla, on the plea of activist Sampat Pal who claimed that the film has been inspired by her group Gulaabi gang. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva restrained the film's producers, Sahara...
  • Delhi High Court puts stay order on release of Madhuri Dixit's 'Gulaab Gang' March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the release of forthcoming Hindi movie 'Gulaab Gang', reportedly based on the life of activist Sampat Pal, who formed Gulabi Gang, a group of pink sari clad women vigilantes in Uttar Pradesh. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva stayed the release of the film, starring Madhuri...
  • Gulaab Gang: Sampat Pal moves Delhi High Court to block the release of the film March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Activist Sampat Pal Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court for blocking the release of forthcoming Hindi movie 'Gulaab Gang', which is reportedly based on her life. Sampat Pal formed Gulabi Gang, a group of pink sari clad women vigilantes from Uttar Pradesh. The film, starring Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla...
  • Leadership tussle erupts in 'Gulabi Gang' March 3, 2014

    A leadership tussle erupted today in 'Gulabi Gang', an organistaion which shot into limelight for taking up the cudgels against women atrocities, with a faction claiming that Sampat Pal was no longer its head. "Suman Singh, commander of Mahoba unit has been appointed the working chief of the group", national convenor...
  • 'Gulabi Gang' is based on real life while 'Gulaab Gang' is a work of fiction: Kiran Rao February 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao has said she is supporting 'Gulabi Gang', a documentary made on the life of Uttar Pradeshbased social activist Sampat Pal as it has inspired her. 'Gulabi Gang', made by Nishtha Jain, traces the life and struggle of Sampat Pal and her group Gulabi Gang that works towards...
  • Kiran Rao to hold special screening of documentary film 'Gulabi Gang' February 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A special screening of documentary film titled 'Gulabi Gang', directed by Nishtha Jain, will be held tomorrow for many Bollywood biggies including Raj Kumar Hirani, Gauri Shinde, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Prasoon Joshi. Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who is supporting the documentary, has invited these Alisters to view it. Last...
  • Pink Sari Revolution: The story of Sampat Pal, Gulaabi Gang January 29, 2014

    This book caught my attention when the publishers (Picador India) first revealed its cover on their Facebook page. I had heard about Gulaabi Gang through some newspapers while I was studying and also Anubhav Sinha (Bollywood director) is also working on a movie based on this gang. I thought of...
  • Juhi Chawla to play a negative role in 'Gulaab Gang' April 28, 2013

    Kolkata: Actress Juhi Chawla, who will be seen in a negative role in "Gulaab Gang", says the film "may be sort of" inspired by Sampat Pal Devi, the founder of Gulabi Gang in Uttar Pradesh. "It is not someone's story... may be sort of inspired by Sampat Pal Devi's story. The...
  • Gulab Gang: Juhi Chawla joins Madhuri Dixit November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: After roping in Madhuri Dixit for 'Gulab Gang', now filmmaker Anubhav Sinha has cast Juhi Chawla for the film and says it will be great to see them together for the first time on big screen. "Actually, there were two reasons to cast Juhi Chawla for the film. The...
  • Porn star Priya Rai is not coming to 'Bigg Boss 6' November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Priya Rai, porn star of Indian origin, has denied coming to the reality show 'Bigg Boss'. She was rumoured to get a wild card entry in the ongoing sixth season of the show. She writes on Twitter, "I am NOT coming to Big Boss I don't know who...
  • Bigg Boss 6: Sampat Pal eliminated from the show November 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Following an eventful stay in the house of 'Bigg Boss', Gulabi Gang leader Sampat Pal was evicted out of the reality show Friday. Before entering 'Bigg Boss 6', Pal was doubtful if any of the glamorous celebrities would know about her. But she was pleasantly surprised when many praised her...
  • Mink Brar hopes to add colour to 'Bigg Boss 6' November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Modelactress Mink Brar, who entered 'Bigg Boss 6' as a wild card contestant, hopes to add some passion and colour to what she feels is a "dull" house. "Everyone in the house is very nice, but a little dull. I want to add some life, passion and colour to...
  • Bigg Boss 6: Karishma Kotak leaves the show November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: After being inside the 'Bigg Boss 6' house for almost four weeks, model Karishma Kotak decided to leave the show. News of her father's demise came as a shock for her and she immediately decided to leave. Karishma Kotak was seen talking about her father inside the house...
  • Bigg Boss 6: Why Sampat Pal said yes to the show October 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Known for her fight for women's rights, 'Bigg Boss' show contestant Sampat Pal is upset that the makers of Madhuri Dixit starrer 'Gulab Gang' have not sought her permission to make the film. It was reported that the film 'Gulab Gang' was based on Pal, who heads a women's...
  • Gulabi gang leader to be a part of 'Bigg Boss 6' October 4, 2012

    Lucknow: Women's rights activist and 'Gulabi gang' leader Sampat Pal says she has decided to participate in the reality show 'Bigg Boss' season six. Sampat had earlier claimed that she had been offered a stint on the upcoming edition of the show but was reluctant as she wanted to attend...
  • Gulabi Gang leader to participate in 'Bigg Boss'? October 1, 2012

    Lucknow: Sampat Pal, head of Gulabi Gang in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh, is likely to be one of the housemates in the sixth season of reality show 'Bigg Boss', going on air Sunday on Colors channel. Confirming that people from some channel had come over to shoot at her house...