The recent trend in Bollywood is the ‘Biopics’. Every director is engaged in making biopics. But not every biopic showcases reality, most of them are with added fiction and more of drama.
But it’s not the same with Shekhar Kapur’s directed 1994 “Bandit Queen” which is based on the life of ‘Phoolan Devi’ .
The movie showcases her journey on how she faces discrimination, sexual abuse in the society and becomes the first lady Bandit.
SEEMA BISWAS AS PHOOLAN DEVI
The portrayal of ‘Phoolan Devi’ by Seema Biswas is really worth watching.
The movie is one of the controversial biopics ever made in Bollywood. The movie keeps you thrilled and at the same time showcases the problems that prevail in the society and how people were treated based on their castes.
Manoj Bajpayee and other actors.
While Seema Biswas impresses as Phoolan Devi, other actors including Manoj Bajpayee, Nirmal Pandey and others also do justice to their characters.
This movie should be witnessed by everyone. A must watch!!
Also as per recent updates:
The sequel of this movie is to be made which is to be named “End of Bandit Queen” which will also include ‘Nawazuddin Siddiqui’.
So, watch this 1994’s realistic biopic.