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Release Date: June 20th, 1995

DVD Release Date: January 11th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary
This lauded Indian drama focuses on the life of Phoolan Devi (Seema Biswas), a revered criminal who eventually went on to become a politician. The film details the hardships that Phoolan faced in her youth as a female member of a lower caste. Subject to sexual abuse at the hands of numerous men, Phoolan isn't treated with respect until she falls in with a gang led by Vikram Mallah (Nirmal Pandey). Later, Phoolan forms her own gang and gains a remarkable level of notoriety across India.

Cast: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Manoj Bajpai, Rajesh Vivek, Govind Namdeo, Saurabh Shukla, Raghuvir Yadav

Director: Shekhar Kapur

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: Kaleidoscope Pictures

Keywords: 1970s, Spirited, Intense, Gritty, Revenge, Transformation, Rise, Husband, 1980s, Underdog, 1960s