Bandit Queen

'Bandit Queen' changed my life: Gajraj Rao

"I was doing theatre back then, and I had a small but important role in 'Bandit Queen'. So, I can say that it was turning point of my life," Gajraj Rao said.

Jul 25, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Phoolan Devi's autobiography to be adapted into web series

The autobiography 'I, Phoolan Devi', based on the life of Phoolan Devi, popularly known as the Bandit Queen, will be made into a web series.

Jun 04, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

'Bandit Queen' is my best film: Shekhar Kapur

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says his directorial 'Bandit Queen', which released in 1994, is his best film because it was shot completely intuitively.

Apr 25, 2019, 11:30 AM IST

Did you know Neena Gupta auditioned for Bandit Queen?

Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan had composed the music of the movie. 

Apr 08, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

Can't watch any of my films: Shekhar Kapur

The filmmaker is known for directing films like "Masoom", "Mr. India", "Bandit Queen", "Elizabeth" and "Elizabeth: The Golden Age".

Nov 30, 2018, 17:16 PM IST

People can't complain about nepotism by just sitting in small towns: Manoj Bajpayee

If you have the skills, you may have to struggle but success can be yours, says actor Manoj Bajpayee who hails from a small town in Bihar, shifted to Delhi to study and then moved to Mumbai to make a mark.

Nov 02, 2018, 23:39 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur says time to take away tag of regional cinema

Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, jury chairperson of the 65th National Film Awards, says the tag of "regional cinema" must not be attached to Indian movies in languages other than Hindi.

Apr 15, 2018, 15:54 PM IST

Censor board has always been unfair, says Manoj Bajpayee

National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee, who will next be seen onscreen in "Budhia Singh - Born To Run", says the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has "always been unfair".

Jul 14, 2016, 16:46 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur in search of 'strong producer' for 'Paani'

Shekhar Kapur is in search of a good producer for his new film    

Nov 12, 2015, 17:13 PM IST

Filmmaking now business of entertainment: Shekhar Kapur

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says that filmmaking has become a business of entertainment 

Oct 24, 2015, 18:56 PM IST

I don't want to be typecast as a mother: Seema Biswas

Indian actress Seema Biswas, who shot to fame with her role as Phoolan Devi in the 1994 biopic "Bandit Queen", is looking forward to play varied roles on-screen.

Sep 03, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

Phoolan Devi's killer appeals sentence

Sher Singh Rana, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi in 2001, has moved the Delhi High Court challenging his punishment.

Nov 11, 2014, 21:54 PM IST

Very jealous that Shekhar, not me made 'Bandit Queen': Dibaker Banerjee

Filmmaker Dibaker Banerjee, who Thursday presented the critically acclaimed film ‘Bandit Queen’ at the 16th MAMI film festival, says he is jealous of Shekhar Kapur for making the film instead of him.

Oct 17, 2014, 08:20 AM IST

Phoolan Devi murder: Sher Singh Rana gets life imprisonment

A Delhi court on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to Sher Singh Rana in 2001 bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi murder case.

Aug 14, 2014, 07:30 AM IST

Boman Irani getting down to serious work!

Boman Irani has been tickling the funny bone of the audiences since his foray into Bollywood.

Apr 07, 2013, 12:17 PM IST

We`re scared people won`t accept women-centric films: Seema Biswas

Seema Biswas, known for delivering a power-packed performance in ‘Bandit Queen’, believes today`s filmmakers lack the courage to make women-centric films.

Mar 21, 2013, 13:56 PM IST

Use social media to spread awareness about water conservation: Shekhar Kapur

Shekhar Kapur, who is making a film on water scarcity with Hrithik Roshan in the lead, feels one can spread awareness on the issue through social network.

Jul 29, 2012, 17:44 PM IST

‘Patang’ is totally unique: Seema Biswas

Seema Biswas looks at Prashant Bhargava`s award winning first feature film ‘Patang’ (Kite) as an extraordinary film.

Jun 15, 2012, 16:27 PM IST

`Bandit Queen` would have not been possible without Mala: Kapur

Shekhar Kapur remembers Mala Sen, writer of his finest cinematic work `Bandit Queen`, and says he couldn`t have made the film without her.

May 24, 2011, 13:44 PM IST

Mala Sen, writer of Bandit Queen, no more

Mala Sen, writer of the critically acclaimed film `Bandit Queen`, died of cancer at the Tata Memorial Hospital here. She was 64.

May 23, 2011, 13:21 PM IST