Phoolan Devi Net Worth

Phoolan Devi Net Worth is
$400,000

Phoolan Devi Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Phoolan Devi (Phulan Devi, Hindi: ???? ????) (10 August 1963 – 25 July 2001), popularly known as "Bandit Queen", was an Indian bandit and later a politician. After becoming estranged from her family, a young Phoolan became the moll of the leader of a group of a bandits. During an internecine struggle for gang leadership, her paramour was killed and Phoolan was raped. She then took up banditry in her own right and became the leader of a section of the divided gang.Phoolan's gang perpetrated the Behmai massacre of 1981, when 22 unarmed upper-caste villagers, including two men who had raped Phoolan, were lined up in the village square and shot dead. This horrific incident was played out in the left-liberal press, which dominates discourse in India, as an act of courage and righteous rebellion by an oppressed proletariat. Phoolan was lionized as India's only woman bandit and gutsy low-caste-woman-underdog, and the image of an oppressed feminist Robin Hood was sought to be constructed for her. Indian police authorities dismiss this view, pointing out that there is not even a single recorded instance of Phoolan having helped any person in need, and that all her crimes can be attributed to motives of personal revenge or enrichment.Phoolan and her surviving gang-members eventually surrendered and was tried for committing 30 instances of murder and numerous other crimes, such as plunder, arson and kidnapping for ransom. The trials were never concluded because the state government, in a controversial act, withdrew all cases against her. Phoolan, who had remained in jail for 11 years during the pendency of the trials, was released. She then contested elections as a candidate of the Samajwadi Party, whose government had withdrawn the cases against her, and was elected to parliament.Phoolan was murdered at the gates of the house allotted to her as MP in New Delhi by former rival bandits whose kin had been murdered by her or at her behest. The 1994 film Bandit Queen is loosely based on her life.

Date Of BirthAugust 10, 1963
Died2001-07-25
Place Of BirthGhura Ka Purwa, Uttar Pradesh, India
ProfessionActress
NationalityIndian
SpousePutti Lal, Vikram Mallah, Umaid Singh
Star SignLeo
#Fact
1Born to a lower-caste family in Gorha Ka Purwa in the Utter Pradesh province of India.
2Married-off at the age of twelve to a widower some three times her age.
3Abducted by a gang of dacoits (a member of a gang of armed robbers in South Asia and Myanmar).
4It is said that after each crime committed by her she would visit a Durga temple and thank the Goddess for her protection.
5Considered myth and never proven, she was seen as a Robin Hood figure who robbed upper-castes and shared the wealth with her lower-caste equals, hence the legend and naming of "Bandit Queen".
6Her criminal lifestyle had many casualties which also included the resignation of V. P. Singh the Chief Minister of Utter Pradesh due to the "embarrassment" she had become.
7It is alleged that she would only surrender before the portraits of Mohandas K. Gandhi and the Goddess Durga ("the inaccessible", "the invincible"). When the time came there were some 10,000 spectators and 300 law enforcers to greet her.
8Charged with 48 crimes.
9Her way of life and treatment gave her severe medical problems.
10Ran for Parliament in 1996.
11The film Phoolan Devi is, loosely, based around her life.
12The following conditions were to be agreed upon before she gave herself up: She should be spared the death penalty. - Her gang members should be jailed for no more than eight years. - Her brother should be given a position in government. - Her father should be endowed with his own land. - Her entire family should be escorted by the police to the ceremony that would accompany her surrender.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chingari Aur Sholay1993

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fiza2000Herself (uncredited)
Phoolan: The First Rebel1996TV Movie documentaryHerself
Tal cual1996TV SeriesHerself

Known for movies

Source
IMDB Wikipedia

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